August 2016 Posts

Four Mandolin Solos for Bury Me Beneath the Willow!

Mandolin- Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Two solos in C, then two in G, and we'll get a little jiggy with it toward the end. I know this tune is normally slower and sad (it is about dying), but I was listening to the Doc version lately and that inspired me to pick it up a bit.

Banjo Solos for Bury Me Beneath the Willow!

Banjo- Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Two solos in C, then modulate for two solos in G...without missing a LICK! I love learning how to play the melody in different keys. In addition to being fun to play, this lesson is sure to make you a more versatile banjo picker!

Bury Me Beneath the Willow for Guitar!

Guitar- Bury Me Beneath the Willow
You've gotta hear this one. I couldn't decide on a key, so we're gonna learn a couple solos in both C AND G! The first solo in each key sticks to the basic melody with strum fillers, while the second gets more technical with crosspicking, etc. Enjoy the r

Unlocking the Mandolin Neck!

Mandolin- Unlocking the Neck
I want you to look at your mandolin neck (and other instruments!) like you've never done before! I want you to see the strings for what they are, how they relate to each other, discover where scales even come from, and how to play in ANY key! You ready? L
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