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Mel Bay Mandolin Studies Giveaway

By Mandolin Cafe
March 7, 2014 - 8:30 am

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Pacific, Mo. — Today through April 3, Mel Bay Publications has announced a giveaway where visitors will have a chance to win the definitive combo on Mandolin Improvisation.

From Author Todd Collins comes a two volume series that comprehensively covers The topic of Improvising on the Mandolin.

Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist presents a collection of tools to help improve one's knowledge of the fretboard. Scales, arpeggios, patterns, intervallic exercises and progressions are included. Exercises help the player build muscle memory and musical ideas anywhere on the fretboard. A collection of tunes is also included. Connect the physical with the theoretical and become a better improviser!

Modes on the Mandolin: Improve Your Improvisation is a collection of exercises for the mandolin student to work through to better understand the fretboard and expand their musicality. The collection includes scales, modes, arpeggios, patterns, intervalic and rhythmic exercises, and progressions.

Contest is open to U.S. citizens only.

In addition to the giveaway, the publisher is holding a 30% off sale on all mandolin, banjo and fiddle titles this weekend, March 7-10, 2014. Enter discount code MBMBF30 at checkout.

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