Here’s my best exercise for mandolin to build precision and speed to your playing. The Fast Finger Bounce is great to develop your mandolin technique and works great as a warm up thing.
In this vlog style mandolin lesson I’m showing you my best warm up exercise for mandolin. The Fast Finger Bounce is great to develop control, precision and speed.
I take you backstage at a concert with Nordic and Musica Vitae, Växjö January 2019.
Folk music trio Nordic and Norrlandsoperans Symfoniorkester in Umeå, December 2015. Conductor and music arranger: Karl Johan Ankarblom. The music played is ”Sigrid och Småfolket”.
In this video lesson I’m answering your questions about mandolin playing.
Chord Melody basics?
Mandolin String Gauges?
Left hand technique?
In this video lesson I’m answering your questions about Jazz Mandolin.
How to play 6th chords?
The 2-5-1 progression, what’s next?
Playing b5 and #5 chords?
How to play bebop-like solo lines?
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In this video lesson I’m answering your questions about my free chord charts. Movable three string shapes. Major 7th, Minor 7th, Dominant 7th chords.
How to move these chords around?
What about the 3rd in the chord?
How to play 9th chords?
Are there specific Jazz Patterns?
Here is a video with Swedish Mandolin Mafia playing a traditional Finnish marsch, Peli-Jussin Syömämarssi. The group is lead by Magnus Zetterlund (Sweden) and Petri Hakala (Finland).
The video was recorded at outdoor rehearsal and live concert in Järna, Sweden, August 2018.
Video by Sandra Eriksson. https://www.sandraeriksson.nu
This years MANDOLIN festival Brogärde/Järna, Mandolin Festival is happening August 10-11, 2019.
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In this video lesson I’m showing you how to play movable 3-string Jazz Chords on mandolin. Major 7th, Minor 7th, Dominant 7th chords. I demonstrate it for I got Rhythm, Swing 42, Fly Me to the Moon. We work on the shapes for Dm7-G7-Cmaj7.
There’s also free Jazz Mandolin Chord Charts to download at my website.
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In this mandolin video lesson it´s me, Magnus Zetterlund, showing you how to play an energetic an easy going, Scandinavian traditional polka on mandolin. This is a Polka from Värmland, Sweden. I play a Phoenix Neo Bluegrass mandolin. This is a series of videos that I see as a introduction to Nordic folk music played on mandolin.
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Find the Sheet Music and TAB in my E-book.
In this FB-live video I’m playing the Goldberg Variations no1 by Johan Sebastian Bach on mandolin. I also show how to use the technique of Back-chaining to speed up and improve the ability to memorizing music. Go download the free sheet music and TAB at my website if you want to play this fantastic piece that I first heard with Chris Thile and Mike Marshall.