Everything you need to know to get up and swinging on the mandolin! The main focus is on chord forms and songs so you'll build a repertoire of moveable chords, which you can use on ANY song in the style, while learning eight great songs played by swing/jazz musicians all over the world. Learn at your own pace as Dix takes you through all the basics including the swing/jazz rhythm comp, turnarounds, music theory, diminished chords, transposing, basic chord substitutions, common chord progressions, more. Playalongs for each chord progression at slow or regular speed. Beginning/intermediate. 100+ min. Booklet available by download at the website stated on the DVD.