• New in Print - 400 Smokin' Bluegrass Mandolin Licks

    400 Smokin' Bluegrass Mandolin Licks

    Milwaukee, Wi. The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of 400 Smokin' Bluegrass Mandolin Licks by Eddie Collins.

    This book/CD utilizes 24 common bluegrass chord progressions to teach the reader over 400 licks, allowing you to create solos for hundreds of bluegrass tunes.

    Licks are developed from major, pentatonic and blues scales. Mandolin-specific techniques, such as tremolo, double stops, drone strings, and cross picking are included in many of the phrases. Licks and solos are presented in different keys, including the keys of F, Bb and B.

    CD includes every lick performed at learning speed. Each practice progression uses sample licks and is played with rhythm accompaniment. "Nine-Pound Hammer," "Salt Creek," "Black Mountain Rag," "Little Maggie," "Ragtime Annie," more. Tablature only. 66 pp.

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    1. Mark Gunter's Avatar
      Mark Gunter -
      Speaking as a newbie - I haven't gotten deep into this resource yet, but from page one and on, everything I've learned from this book/CD has been terrific. Highly recommended for beginners and intermediates who haven't already learned a ton of licks.