School of Mandolin - Blues

by Joe Carr
$12.47
sku: 02-21934M
Book/Online audio set. While the mandolin is not as synonymous with the blues as the guitar, the fiddles fretted cousin was an important lead voice in many string blues bands of the 1920s through the 1940s, including the Mississippi Sheiks, the Memphis Jug Band and the Dallas String Band. In the hands of great players like Carl Martin, Charlie McCoy, Yank Rachell, Howard Armstrong and Johnny Young, the mandolin was a convincing member of the blues ensemble. All of these players styles are featured here as well as bluegrass music innovators Bill Monroe, Jethro Burns, Tiny Moore, and Johnny Gimble. Covers basic blues shuffle rhythm, creating your own blues solos, turnarounds and introductions. Beginning/intermediate. Note/tab. 32 pp.   More Details...

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Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Blues Rhythm and Chords
  • Monotonic Blues Shuffle
  • Blues Shuffle #1
  • 4/4 Blues
  • Flat Seven Shuffle
  • Two Note Chords
  • Basic Chords
  • Major and Blues Scales
  • Black and White Blues - Monroe's #1
  • Monroe's Blues #2
  • Yank's Blues
  • Yank's Ragtime Blues
  • Turnarounds
  • Introductions
  • Joe's Blues
  • Creatiing a Blues Solo
  • Creating a Blues Solo - Part Two
  • Creating a Blues Solo - Part Three
  • Creating a Blues Solo - Part Four
  • Saint James Infirmary
  • Saint James Infirmary - Solo
  • Jethro's Blues
  • Tiny's Blues
  • Jazz Blues Progressions
  • Johnny's Blues
  • About the Author