School of Mandolin: Blues (Book + Online Audio)
While the mandolin is not as synonymous with the blues as the guitar, the fiddle's 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 including Carl Martin, Charlie McCoy, Yank Rachell, Howard Armstrong and Johnny Young, the mandolin was a convincing member of the blues ensemble.

All of these player's styles are featured here as well as blu ...more
Product Number:
21934M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9106-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-9106-7
Series:
School of
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/15/2015
While the mandolin is not as synonymous with the blues as the guitar, the fiddle's 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 including Carl Martin, Charlie McCoy, Yank Rachell, Howard Armstrong and Johnny Young, the mandolin was a convincing member of the blues ensemble.

All of these player's styles are featured here as well as bluegrass music innovator Bill Monroe, Jethro Burns (Homer and Jethro,) Tiny Moore (Bob Wills' Texas Playboys) and Johnny Gimble Special sections cover basic blues shuffle rhythm, creating your own blues solos, turnarounds and introductions. Music is written in tablature and standard notation. Includes access to online audio.
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
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