High Lonesome

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The Story of Bluegrass Music

With uncommon passion and devotion, High Lonesome traces the evolution of bluegrass, one of America's most vital musical fusions, from its folk roots in the Kentucky hills through the innovations which shaped its most modern forms. Featuring: Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Mac Wiswman, Jimmy Martin, Flatt and Scruggs, The Osborne Bros, Jim and Jesse, The Seldom Scene, Sam ... Read More

The Mandolin of Bill Monroe - DVD 1

John Hartford, Bill Monroe

One-On-One with the Master

The legendary "Father of Bluegrass" demonstrates the amazing mandolin technique and repertoire that have made him world famous. He plays over 25 great tunes (some never heard before), including favorites such as:  Rawhide, Wheel Hoss, Muleskinner Blues, Tennessee Blues, Dusty Miller, Roanoke, Back to the Old Home, Pike County Breakdown, Blue Grass Stomp, Get Up John, Katie Hill, Memories ... Read More

The Mandolin of Bill Monroe - DVD 2

Sam Bush, Bill Monroe

A Detailed Analysis By Sam Bush

This hands-on teaching tool was produced especially for the player who wantsto master Bill Monroe's powerful mandolin technique. Veteran bluegrass musician Sam Bush dissects sixteen pieces as played by Bill Monroe on his ground-breaking DVD, taking them apart in note-for-note detail. Split screens and close-ups, as well as replays of Monroe's demonstrations, aid the learning process and make ... 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