Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know - Series Two

Steve Kaufman
Steve Kaufman has created another winner! Learning mandolin players have been clamoring for more tunes to improve their technique, build their repertoire and help them shine at jam sessions. Now, Steve has put together six more hours of instruction at a variety of levels plus back-up tracks, advice and more! Steve's amazing "Parking Lot Pickers" series covers levels from ... Read More

Classic Bluegrass Mandolin

Jesse McReynolds
Legendary mandolinist Jesse McReynolds invented "crosspicking" over forty years ago, inspiring and influencing all bluegrass mandolin players who have come along since then. Now you can learn it too, straight from the source! Jesse takes you through the basics of crosspicking, chord formations, exercises, variations, endings, backward rolls and his unique method for splitting strings. You'll learn several tunes ... Read More

David Grisman teaches Mandolin

David Grisman

Dawg Mandolin

Take lessons from a true mandolin master and take your playing in new and exciting directions! Once dubbed "The Paganini of the Mandolin" by the New York Times, David Grisman is an innovative and creative musician who has inspired a whole new genre of acoustic string instrumental music. He and his band, The David Grisman Quintet, have consistently won polls ... Read More

Essential Techniques for Mandolin

Chris Thile
Here's a lesson that will thrill and inspire mandolinists at all levels. Chris Thile shares his own successful formula for developing right and left hand dexterity, improving speed and accuracy, and playing with heightened musicality. Chris launches into detailed instruction on holding the pick, correct hand position and wrist action, getting a good balance between up and down strokes ... Read More

Mike Marshall's Arpeggio Workout for Mandolin

Mike Marshall

An Interactive Play-Along Session For Tonality and Improvisation

Mandolin master Mike Marshall is an engaging instructor with a unique (and fun) teaching perspective. He provides a personal back-up band throughout this DVD so you can play along as you work out your licks, solos and improvisations. Along the way, he teaches music fundamentals, improves your fingerboard technique and helps you develop the tools to improvise on-the-spot solos. Arpeggios ... Read More

The Bluegrass Mandolin of Ronnie McCoury

Ronnie McCoury
Ronnie McCoury, the sensational mandolinist of the Del McCoury Band, teaches his most requested solos for the benefit of learning mandolin players everywhere. As an extra treat, Ronnie and Del perform each tune together before it's broken down into its component parts. Throughout this lesson, Ronnie provides invaluable tips on many aspects of mandolin playing, including use of split ... Read More

The Mandolin of Bill Monroe - Two-DVD Set

Bill Monroe, Sam Bush, John Hartford
On this instructional and entertaining session, the "father of bluegrass" discusses and demonstrates the instrumental techniques which have changed the course of American music. On DVD 1, Bill Monroe plays twenty-seven great tunes (some recorded here for the first time), including favorites such as "Rawhide," "Wheel Hoss," "Tennessee Blues," "Dusty Miller," "Roanoke," "Pike Country Breakdown," "Blue Grass Stomp,"Get Up ... Read More

Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know - Series One

Steve Kaufman
Steve Kaufman's popular "Parking Lot Picker's" lessons now include a series especially for mandolinists. Beginners to advanced players learn 20 favorite traditional tunes with his four-tiered teaching method. Beginners learn melody; intermediate players master licks and runs;experienced players learn advanced techniques. Steve finishes each tune with a final run-through, including endings. Since the mandolin and violin are ... Read More