Butch Baldassari's Bluegrass Mandolin Workshop

Butch Baldassari

A Complete Guide for Learning Players

This comprehensive, user-friendly mandolin method takes you from bare-bone basics to solidly intermediate material in a single two-hour lesson. Butch Baldassari has distilled his popular teaching workshops into one jam-packed DVD, providing detailed instruction in all aspects of mandolin playing. Butch gives you exercises to build your technique and teaches you how to master fiddle tunes, take solos, and play ... Read More
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Great Mandolin Lessons

Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury,Tim O'Brien, Sam Bush, Norman Blake, Steve James, Chris Thile, Mike Marshall, Butch Baldassari

Learn from Nine Master Players

The nine lessons on this DVD represent mandolin instruction at its very best. Each segment, taught by a master of the instrument, has been chosen to give learning players new techniques, tunes and musical insights. The styles taught include bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, blues and contemporary "new acoustic," and will enrich the repertoire of any mandolin enthusiast. The lessons start at ... Read More
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Mandolin Hymns

Butch Baldassari
Learn to play Butch Baldassari's renditions of fifteen stirring and uplifting traditional hymns by following along with the music and tablature. The CD features Butch Baldassari on mandolin, mandola and octave mandolin, accompanied by some of the luminaries of the Nashville bluegrass scene. Fiddlers Stuart Duncan, Aubry Haynie and Andrea Zonn, guitarist Robert Bowlin, bassists Dennis Crouch and Mike ... Read More
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Mandolin Tunes for Practice and Repertoire

Butch Baldassari
One of Nashville's finest players has put together a sampling of twenty-five of his favorite tunes for mandolin. These terrific pieces will help you build a rich repertoire of dance tunes, Celtic melodies, waltzes, airs and even a blues. They have been specifically designed to develop your technique and skill level on the instrument, as well as to provide ... Read More
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Thirty Fiddle Tunes for the Mandolin

Butch Baldassari
These thirty classic fiddle tunes will add depth to your mandolin repertoire, and increase your technical profiency on the instrument so you can jam with confidence. Butch plays each piece both slowly and up-to-speed, and provides rhythm tracks (with mandolin and guitar) which allow for instant practice sessions, anytime. The CD format allows you to access any track instantly, with ... Read More
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You Can Play Bluegrass Mandolin - DVD 1

Butch Baldassari

Lesson One

This easy, hands-on beginner's lesson will teach you to play the mandolin in minutes. Butch Baldassari provides a solid introduction to the instrument, showing you essentials such as how to hold the mandolin, get tuned up, use the pick and play a basic scale and chords in the key of G. Before long you'll be picking out melodies ... Read More
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You Can Play Bluegrass Mandolin - DVD 2

Butch Baldassari

Lesson Two

Move into the next phase of your mandolin studies and start getting into more challenging tunes and techniques. Butch Baldassari makes it easy with his relaxed manner and clear, slowed-down musical examples. You'll learn how to play chord positions up and down the neck, along with slides, hammer-ons, tremolo, double stops, open string harmonies and other soloing techniques that ... Read More
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You Can Play Bluegrass Mandolin - Two-DVD Set

Butch Baldassari

Lessons One and Two

Butch Baldassari will have you playing your mandolin in minutes with his easy, hands-on, beginner's lessons. He covers all you need to know to get the bell-like high notes and percussive back-beat that are the signature sound of this popular instrument. His easy-going teaching manner and clear, slowed-down examples and explanations, along with the practical play-along sessions, will have ... Read More
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