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Complete Jethro Burns Mandolin

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Learn from the master of bluegrass mandolin - Jethro Burns. More than 70 tunes and two dozen exercises are found in this bluegrass bonanza. The Complete Jethro Burns Mandolin Book and online audio is an incomparable resource of bluegrass mandolin repertoire - all in standard notation and tablature, just the way the maestro played them - with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Presents some of Jethro's finest and most challenging solos, in addition to a special section on Jethro's mandolin techniques. Ample performance notes and performance notes and mandolin lore are provided, along with many photographs of Jethro in the latter half of a career lasting more than half a century. The recording presents 52 of the tunes in the book available online for download.

eBook + Online Audio $24.99

Contents:
Tremolo
Explanation of Terms
Simple Chords-Open Position
Boll Weevil Exercise
Medium-Difficulty Solos and Exercises
Pinky-Control Exercise
Special Pull-String Technique
Exercise a la Ellington
Warm-Up Thing
Three-String Chord Positions
Exercise in C (Version I)
Exercise in C (Version II)
Altered Chords
Exercise in F (#1)
Exercise in F (#2) Ending Licks in A
Circle-of-5ths Progression
Cramer Licks
Improvising and More Advanced Solos
Exercises Using Whole-Tone Scales
Exercises Using Diminished-7ths
Crazzy Fiddle Licks
Split-String Technique
Some Chord Theory
Pull-String Technique
Scale and Broken-Chord Exercises
Exercises for Right-Hand Technique
Cross-String Technique
Cross-String Exercise
Exploring Basic Bluegrass Harmony and Beyond
"Standard" Chord Progression
Double-Stop Exercise
Double-Stop Licks in Waltz Time
Broken Chords in G
Broken Chords in A
More Broken Chords in A
Broken Chords in D
More Broken Chords in D
Circle-of-5ths Exercise in C
Circle-of-5ths Exercise in F
"Around the Horn" Exercise
Flying Fingers Exercise
Fast, Fun Exercise
Exploring Basic Bluegrass Styles
Chord Charts