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  1. Re: Easy Two Finger Chord Voicings and Double Stops

    Hey, you can think of these chords as being C (I) F (IV) G (V) in the key of C. My intent was just to show people some easy cool open position chords to insert into their favorite songs. For example...
  2. Easy Two Finger Chord Voicings and Double Stops

    Hey Folks,

    Here is a new free lesson for Vintage Guitar Magazine. It shows simple chord positions in G, C & F that only require two fingers. These shapes also make great double stops.

    Have a...
  3. Re: The Grateful Dead St. Stephen Mandolin Lesson

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWgcl7IFsVc&feature=youtu.be

    Part two based off of the E mixolydian scale in closed position.
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    Re: Wish You Were Here - with mandolin!

    I love Floyd on the Mandolin!
    Here is a short lesson of the tunes for all the Floyd lovers


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QDUC1-DM4ghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QDUC1-DM4g
  5. The Grateful Dead St. Stephen Mandolin Lesson

    Hey folks,

    Here is a tutorial for the beautiful introduction to St. Stephen by the the Grateful Dead. I've always loved this melody.

    I use a closed position because I think it captures the...
  6. The Grateful Dead St. Stephen Mandolin Lesson

    Hey folks,

    Here is a tutorial for the beautiful introduction to St. Stephen by the the Grateful Dead. I've always loved this melody.

    I use a closed position because I think it captures the feel...
  7. Re: Taking My Ryder EM-35 A Rip For Vintage Guitar Magazine

    Thanks for telling me. Hope it works now. I added a link
    -Andrew
  8. Taking My Ryder EM-35 A Rip For Vintage Guitar Magazine

    Hey ya'll,

    I gave a test run of my Ryder EM-35 for Vintage Guitar Magazine to promote my record Deep River.

    I ran the the mandolin through the same pedal configuration I used on the...
  9. Re: Article: Redtail Reel - Premier from Andrew Hendryx's Deep Ri

    Hey,
    This is a digital release at the moment. I have another record coming out soon and plan to make both albums available in cd or double cd via andrewhendryx.com.
  10. Re: Article: Redtail Reel - Premier from Andrew Hendryx's Deep Ri

    Hey,

    Thanks for asking about the rig. I tried to keep the signal chain as clean as possible by not running more pedals then I needed. I ran a different configuration of pedals for each song.

    I...
  11. Thread: John hiatt

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    Re: John hiatt

    Beautiful and underrated mandolin record. I will try to post a few transcriptions soon.
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    Re: custom build - what pickup?

    Hey,

    I would talk to Steve Ryder. He is a pro and great guy. I've used Seymour Duncan custom pickups with my old Kerby Aycock custom 5 string. They were great but a little dark with my rig at the...
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    Re: Slide on electric mandolin.........

    Hey folks,

    I've been getting back into playing open tunings live and using some simple chords to fatten up some recordings. I made this tutorial using my old Mando Blaster. I've raised the action...
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    Re: Home Amp for 5 String

    Have you tried Polytone amps? They are solid state amps with a very clean tone and are great for jazz. Joe Pass and Sam Bush both use them. Here is a clip of my Polytone Mini Brute with my Ryder 5...
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    Lesson in D Tuning for Slide

    I've been getting back into using open tunings live. Thought I'd share a few scales and chords I frequently use in D,A,D,A,D. This is a particularly great tuning for playing slide.

    What other...
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    Re: Alternative tunings for your 5-string

    Hey Travis,

    I play a lot of open tunings on the 5 string and I tend to bring at least one to my live shows. I made a video going over a few basics in the open D tuning (D,A,D,A,D) which I also...
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    Re: New to me JL Smith 5 string

    Looks like a great mandolin! Enjoy.
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    Tennessee Jed Electric Mandolin Lesson

    Hey Folks,

    Here is short lesson for the Grateful Dead's Tennessee Jed. It's a cool lick in the key of C that is based around two C major scale shapes that I move between.

    I'm using my Steve...
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    Re: Grateful Dead tunes

    Hey Folks,

    Here is a short Tennessee Jed lesson by the Dead. It can be played using the same fingering on the acoustic mandolin. You might want to use slides instead of bends. It's a great tune...
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    Re: The effect of pick type on tone

    It is huge! I tend to play with the JD 204 Jazz Pick and my fingers but I keep a bunch of different picks on my amp to use for different tunes.

    If we go down this rabbit hole swapping tubes (if...
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    Re: Jerman Mandolins

    Beautiful top!
  22. Re: Grateful Dead's - China Cat Sunflowew Lesson

    Hey Alan, it seems like the song is generally in G but not terribly hard to transpose if needed. Especially with the closed position melody.
  23. Grateful Dead's - China Cat Sunflowew Lesson

    Hey Folks,

    Tried to post this in the Grateful Dead Section but I don't see it. So here is a China Cat Sunflower lesson. Hope it is useful and let me know what you think!

    I received a request...
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    Re: Grateful Dead tunes

    Hey Folks,

    I made a quick video of China Cat Sunflower to add to this thread. I love playing this intro with a click and experimenting with the phrasing. Let me know what you think or if you have...
  25. St. Thomas Lesson & C Major Scales Closed Position

    Hey Y'all,

    Just finished a quick lesson for St. Thomas by saxophonist Sunny Rollins. It's a classic jazz standard and really fun groove to play over. I've been working on a transcription of ...
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