This is a common and simple chord vamp that will make you the singer/songwriter’s best friend. A combined strumming and picking pattern for the chords G - D - Em - C.
It works well for both mandolin and octave mandolin, and I demonstrate that in this video.
We will develop:
In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you how to develop your Fast Technique so that you can play your repertoire in fast tempos. The Simple Finger Bounce is good for:
In this video I give my 3 reasons why I think you should play the octave mandolin.
In this video I’m showing you how to play a traditional tune from Ireland. I got this version after the Clare fiddler Tola Custy. When playing Celtic jigs on mandolin I use the down-up-down picking pattern.
In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you how to play the down-up-down picking pattern that we use for Celtic jigs, Italian Tarantella and other 6/8 rhythms. This exercise will help you develop:
In this video we’re going through a simple but powerful exercise that puts you on track and helps you to achieve your most important mandolin goals in 2020. You can get very far, if you’re intentional with this!
In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you a very good etude for fretboard freedom. We’re playing the major triad in all keys, through a perpetual motion. This will improve your way of:
In this video lesson I’m showing you how to play a cool chord intro on the song All Of Me.
We are using movable Three String Chords.
Cmaj7 - Ebdim7 - Dm7 - G7.
Merry mandolin Christmas, from me to you!
Silent Night is a lovely song to play on the mandolin.
Learn how to play this Chord Melody arrangement in Mandolin Secrets Academy from tutorials, standard notation and tabs. There’s also beginner tutorials for melody and 3-chord accompaniment.
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In this video lesson I’m showing you how to play the powerful G-Chop chord in the style of Mr Bill Monroe himself. Learning this technique is essential for all mandolin players. I will show your 3 variations of the common Bluegrass mandolin rhythm.