Mandolin Lesson - Right Hand Exercise mandolin lesson Sep 24, 2019

In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you how to improve your right hand technique by doing a nice sounding string skipping exercise. We’re working with the A-major Scale.

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Bluegrass Mandolin Lesson - Bill Monroe Double Stops bluegrass mandolin lesson Sep 13, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you how to play some simple and powerful double stops in the style of Mr Bill Monroe himself.

Learning these two note chords is a good way to improve your ability to visualize and see the patterns and shapes of the mandolin fretboard.
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Mandolin Secrets Academy - Guided Tour Video Aug 31, 2019

I’m really proud to present my unique online platform for learning mandolin. In this video I’m taking you through a guided tour of the members area.

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3 Powerful Tips for the Progressing Mandolin Player (Boost Your Playing Today!) mandolin lesson Aug 22, 2019

In this video I’m giving you 3 Simple but Powerful tips that can help you get to next level in your mandolin playing.

If You like this topic and want to explore it even more, I’m hosting a free, live webinar in just a few days!

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New Podcast Every Mandolin Player Should Listen To - Mandolins And Beer live-stream Aug 18, 2019

In this video I’m here to recommend the new Mandolins & Beer Podcast. I also want to share some specific things that really inspired me listening to the first episode.

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Mandolin Arpeggios for Soloing - Minor Swing Lesson arpeggios mandolin lesson Aug 02, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you how to use arpeggios to solo on the Gypsy Swing classic Minor Swing by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

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Jazz Chords Turnaround - Mandolin Swing Lesson jazz mandolin lesson Jul 18, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you an easy and good sounding turnaround in the key of C. We cover some essential jazz mandolin chords. C - Am7 - Dm7 - G7

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Jazz Blues Mandolin Lesson - Dominant Bebop Scale blues jazz mandolin lesson Jul 05, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you how to improve your improvisation and soloing with the use of the Dominant Bebob Scale for your 12 bar blues in A. The chords are A7, D7, E7. The scale is derived from the Mixolydian mode and has a chromatic passing tone between the 7th and the root.

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Gypsy Swing Mandolin Chords - Minor Swing Lesson mandolin lesson Jun 23, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you the mandolin chords for Minor Swing by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Am6, Dm6, Bb7 and E7.

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Become The Best Mandolin Player You Can Be - Live Workshop live-stream mandolin lesson Jun 15, 2019

In this Live Mandolin Workshop  I’m talking about the 3 important keys for improvement of your mandolin playing. 

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Swing Outro - Ending Lick - Mandolin Lesson jazz mandolin lesson Jun 06, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you a cool ending lick to use for swing tunes. I play it in the key of C-major and demonstrate it playing the jazz standard All Of Me.

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Jazzy Blues Comping - Double Stops- Mandolin Lesson jazz mandolin lesson May 25, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you how to use some simple and powerful double stops to make a cool accompaniment for your 12 bar blues in A.

The chords are A7, D7, E7. We are using the Charleston rhythm and also include some more advanced techniques as The Slide.

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