Lonesome Moonlight Waltz by Bill Monroe // Octave Mandolin Lesson // Harmony bluegrass octave mandolin lesson youtube Jun 04, 2024

Play a harmony with a "Magnus-touch" for this classic bluegrass tune. Here presented on the octave mando.

In this lesson, we'll explore the harmony to "Lonesome Moonlight Waltz" by the iconic Bill Monroe, played on the octave mandolin. Still, the harmony also plays very well on...

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I’ve Found a New Baby - Jazz Mandolin Lesson  jazz mandolin lesson swing youtube May 21, 2024

Are you looking to build your jazz vocabulary and master the art of jazz improvisation? Look no further!

In this video lesson , I guide you through the jazz standard “I’ve Found a New Baby” written by Jack Palmer & Spencer Williams.

This iconic piece, first released in...

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Hultkläppens Am Polska // Harmony // Nordic Folk Mandolin Lesson mandolin lesson nordic folk youtube May 07, 2024

In this lesson, I show you how to play the harmony for a traditional Swedish fiddle tune called Hultkläppens Am Polska (the A-minor polska by Hultklappen). 

This dance tune is from the region of Bergsjö, Hälsingland.

The harmony is quite interesting. It uses some...

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Easy Jazz Lick in the style of Martin Taylor - Swing Mandolin Lesson
 jazz mandolin lesson youtube Apr 23, 2024

In this video, I want to show you a clean jazz lick in the key of F-major. 

This lick is a standard jazz 2-5-1 line I learned from the Scottish jazz guitarist Martin Taylor.

This phrase will expand your jazz vocabulary to improve your soloing and improvisation skills. It is an...

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Lonesome Moonlight Waltz by Bill Monroe // Bluegrass Mandolin Chord Lesson bluegrass mandolin lesson youtube Apr 09, 2024

Welcome to our bluegrass mandolin lesson!
In this tutorial, we're diving deep into the classic tune "Lonesome Moonlight Waltz" by the legendary Bill Monroe.

For the rhythm we'll be incorporating chop chords to add that signature bluegrass flavor to the arrangement.

If you're a beginner looking...

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Play a smooth tremolo - Mandolin lesson mandolin lesson tremolo youtube Apr 03, 2024

In this video, I want to show you good exercises to improve your tremolo playing.

This mandolin technique is a measured tremolo with a six-note subdivision played very smoothly and evenly.

This is the kind of tremolo used to play bluegrass tunes like Kentucky Waltz and Lonesome Moonlight Waltz ...

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Mastering Fisher's Hornpipe with Bluegrass Mandolin Chop Chords: Step-by-Step Lesson bluegrass mandolin lesson youtube Mar 28, 2024

Strumming into the world of Bluegrass mandolin?

Dive into 'Fisher's Hornpipe' with this comprehensive chords lesson!

In this tutorial, we'll explore the fundamental chords needed to play Fisher's Hornpipe authentically, using the chop chords. The chords are D, G, and A. ‘’

I will...

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Bluegrass Mandolin Lesson // Lonesome Moonlight Waltz by Bill Monroe // Melody and Tremolo Tutorial bluegrass mandolin lesson youtube Mar 19, 2024

Welcome to this bluegrass mandolin lesson! In this video, we'll dive into the beautiful and haunting melody of "Lonesome Moonlight Waltz."

Throughout this tutorial, we'll break down each section of the song, exploring the melody and essential techniques that bring this classic Bill Monroe tune...

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Nordic Folk Music // Hultkläppens Am Polska // Octave Mandolin Lesson nordic folk octave mandolin youtube Mar 12, 2024

In this mandolin video lesson, I show you how to play the chords and bassline for a traditional Swedish fiddle tune called Hultkläppens Am Polska (the A-minor polska by Hultklappen). This dance tune is from the region of Bergsjö, Hälsingland.

We are playing a bassline emphasising...

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Why YOU should play the octave mandolin - Mando Lessons Masterclass octave mandolin youtube Mar 08, 2024

I'm honored to give a mandolin masterclass at the biggest YouTube channel in our genre, Mando Lessons

My friend Baron Collins Hill inspired me to share my thoughts on why you should play the octave mandolin.
Make sure you check it out. 

You'll find sheet music, tabs, audio...

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Butch Baldassari's Masterful Rendition: Fisher's Hornpipe C-Part Lesson bluegrass celtic mandolin lesson youtube Feb 27, 2024

In this video, I'll show you how to play the rare but excellent C-part of Fisher's Hornpipe. I learned this part from mandolin maestro Butch Baldassari.

For me, the tune gets complete with this added third part, and I find it an excellent example of the brilliance and finesse that has made Butch...

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Mandolin Lesson // Hultkläppens Am Polska // Swedish Traditional Music mandolin lesson nordic folk youtube Feb 22, 2024

In this mandolin video lesson, I show you how to play a traditional Swedish fiddle tune called Hultkläppens Am Polska (the A-minor polska by Hultklappen). This dance tune is from the region of Bergsjö, Hälsingland.

The melody is archaic and energetic with an interesting twist....

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