Podcast Episode #17 How to play swing rhythm?

podcast May 27, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Hayes' upcoming Western Swing Rhythm Guitar Webinar
  • Do you teach mandolin or guitar? Tell us your #1 tip for folks trying to learn!
  • What mental tools do you rely on for improvisation? Arpeggios? Scales? Sounds inside your head?
  • Magnus' upcoming Jazz Mandolin Webinar

 

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show.

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

Learn more about the upcoming Western Swing webinar on May 28th, 2022:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/guitarwebinar

Learn more about the upcoming Jazz Mandolin webinar on June 11th, 2022:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/webinar

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#16 Transcription Tips with Marcel Ardans

podcast Apr 08, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Hayes chats with special guest Marcel Ardans of Lessons with Marcel about transcription, the world of online content creation, and some tips for how to start working out music by ear.  

Here are the web links mentioned in the show:

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:

https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

Lessons with Marcel

https://lessonswithmarcel.com

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Podcast Episode #15 How to play FAST & FLUENT?

podcast Mar 11, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Magnus’ new Academy release Covid Fever. This tune is a new composition and his first bluegrass fiddletune, inspired by Bill Monroe. 
  • If you could take a lesson with any player out there, who would it be and why?
  • Do you use a metronome and/or backing tracks to practice? If so, what are some of your favorites? 

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show:

Learn more about the upcoming Mandolin Bootcamp, March 2022
https://mandolinsecrets.com/bootcamp

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

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Podcast Episode #14 What is Crosspicking?

podcast Jan 28, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes discuss:  

•   What is crosspicking? 

•   What are the most essential components of your practice space? 

•   Some favorite cleaning/maintenance products for your instrument.

•   We are listening to Hayes new sophisticated arrangement of Angeline The Baker.

Here are the web links mentioned in the show.

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

Learn more about the upcoming crosspicking webinar on January 29th, 2022:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/webinar

Learn more about our Mandolin Crosspicking Video Course:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/crosspicking

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#13 Do you have any New Year's resolutions for music?

podcast Jan 14, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes catch up after the New Year, discussing:

  • Do you have any New Year's resolutions for music?
  • Do you have any tips for fingerboard mapping (memorizing the notes on the fingerboard)?
  • Magnus new cross picking arrangement of Auld Lang Syne

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show.

Your Best Year Ever (book by Michael Hyatt):
https://yourbestyeareverbook.com/

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

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Podcast Episode #12 What´s on your holiday wish list?

podcast Dec 16, 2021
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes discuss:

  • Any gear or other music-related stuff on your holiday wishlist this year?
  • What guitar/mandolin case are you using?
  • The new Jingle Bells Mandolin Lesson
  • The Guitar Club is Officially launched

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show:

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

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Podcast Episode #11 Playing through your mistakes with Lama Adam Berner

podcast Nov 11, 2021
 

In this week’s episode, Hayes chats with special guest Lama Adam Berner about mindfulness, music, and playing through your mistakes:

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show.

Support Lama Adam:
https://www.lamaadam.com/

 Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

Learn more about the Mandolin Secrets Guitar Club:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/guitar

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Podcast Episode #9 Sitting or Standing While You Play

podcast Sep 24, 2021
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes discuss: 

  • Have you ever played an instrument with torrefied wood? What did you think? 
  • Do you prefer sitting or standing while you play? Why? 
  • Do you want to improvise more freely?  Then join us in the upcoming Mandolin Fretboard Webinar 

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show. Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live 

Learn more about the webinar: https://mandolinsecrets.com/webinar 

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Podcast Episode #8 Best Tips for Recording Sessions

podcast Sep 10, 2021
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes discuss:

  • Do you have any tips for recording sessions?
  • What microphone/s do you prefer for live shows?
  • Do you use a pickup on your acoustic mandolin?
  • Magnus’ new music video and lessons for Waltz of the Dreams
  • Microphones for recording sessions

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show.
Listen to Waltz of the Dreams: https://www.mandolinsecrets.com/waltzofthedreams

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https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

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Podcast Episode #7 Where do you find the songs that inspire you?

podcast Aug 13, 2021
In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes discuss:

Our Question of the Week:

•   Do you do any mandolin maintenance/repair yourself or take it to a luthier?

•   Where do you find the songs that inspire you?

•   Hayes’ new chord lesson for “It Don’t Mean a Thing”

•   Chromatic Embellishment of Static Harmony (CESH)

•   Listen to Magnus Nordic Folk Guitar

Here are weblinks mentioned in the show.

Sign up for LIVE stream notifications:
https://mandolinsecrets.com/live

It Don’t Mean a Thing - Youtube Lesson
https://youtu.be/oAjd9I1ARsM

Related musicians:
Duke Ellington

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