A Mandolin Player's Guide to Jamming (Book + Online Audio)
Joining a jam session can be intimidating. Presented here is everything a beginning or intermediate mandolin player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming, and describes right hand usage. A section is included on the role each instrument plays in bluegrass rhythm. A play-along audio is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twic ...more
Product Number:
20818M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
24
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8712-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-8712-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/2/2015
Joining a jam session can be intimidating. Presented here is everything a beginning or intermediate mandolin player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming, and describes right hand usage. A section is included on the role each instrument plays in bluegrass rhythm. A play-along audio is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel, and once in stereo. Includes access to online audio.

Anatomy of a Jam Session      
Playing and Practicing Chords      
Some Typical Guitar Chords      
Some Rules for Jamming      
Audio Tunes      

Hot Corn, Cold Corn

Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms

Nine-Pound Hammer

John Henry

Two Little Boys

Columbus Stockade Blues

Down the Road

Little Maggie

John Hardy
Chords and Keys for Jamming      
Jamming Etiquette      
Participating in a Jam Session      
Preface      
The Right Hand      

 
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