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Fred Sokolow - 101 Mandolin Tips

By Mandolin Cafe
November 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

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Fred Sokolow - 101 Mandolin Tips

Fred Sokolow - 101 Mandolin Tips

Milwaukee, Wi. — The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of 101 Mandolin Tips, a compilation of text, photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying audio from renowned stringed instrument performer and instructor Fred Sokolow.

The soft cover book includes playing tips, practicing tips, accessories, mandolin history and lore, practical music theory, and more. Online audio is accessed over the web at the Hal Leonard My Library (requires login) using a unique code provided with each purchase.

Topics range from cross tunings, care and maintenance, amplifying your mandolin, there's an app for that, play the blues!, the blues loves seventh chords, moveable major chords, tremolo, practice mentally, mandolin in choro music, moveable double stops, and more.

Hal Leonard 101 Tips series publications contain valuable how-to insight that instrumentalists of all styles and levels can benefit from. The text, photos, music, diagrams and accompanying audio provide a terrific, easy-to-use resource for a variety of must-know topics.

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November 15, 2014 04:18 PM
I had some mandolin lessons with Fred and bought some of his books from Elderly. He plays about every fretted instrument and is an expert on Fred Astaire. He is a good teacher and musician.
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