All About Lead Mandolin!

Sam Bush

Fiddle Tunes, Rags, Waltzes, Solos and Variations

A modern-day mandolin master shows you how to play melodies, improvise variations and step out and take a hot lead solo. He teaches a variety of tunes in different keys and styles, from straight bluegrass to contemporary originals. Sam helps you build your technique with warm-ups, scales, drills and a unique callous-building exercise. He addresses how to improve speed, play ... Read More
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All About Rhythm Mandolin!

Sam Bush

Chops, Strums, Timing, Accents and Accompaniments

Sam Bush's rhythm playing is without peer in the world of the mandolin - part bluegrass, part reggae, part rock 'n' roll. Here, he shows all aspects of his style: Chopping, strumming, accenting, damping, subdividing beats, keeping good time and more. The art of rhythm mandolin starts with Bill Monroe, and Sam passes along powerful insights into "getting your chop ... Read More
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All About Rhythm Mandolin! and All About Lead Mandolin! - Two-DVDs

Sam Bush
Sam Bush offers a fantastic wealth of material on these two DVDs - more than three hours of tunes, songs, exercises, warm-ups, ideas, advice and playing tips! Read More
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Bluegrass Mandolin - DVD

Sam Bush
Sam Bush slowly and carefully details the dominant mandolin styles from Bill Monroe to Newgrass. You'll see, up close, Sam's amazing right hand as he demonstrates crosspicking, rhythm chops and other techniques while teaching you tunes such as Paddy On The Turnpike, Grey Eagle, Sugar Foot Rag, " Sapporo, East Virginia Blues, Wayfaring Stranger, Manzanita, Bill Cheatham, Banks of ... Read More
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Bluegrass Mandolin - Six CDs plus Book

Sam Bush

A Complete Course on CD

Here's a powerful course in which one of America's greatest bluegrass mandolinists teaches all the major styles, from the traditional blues-based innovations of Bill Monroe to contemporary "newgrass" instrumentals. Beginners and experienced pickers alike will find these lessons a powerful tool for developing mandolin repertoire and technique. Sam Bush starts you off with some easy tunes, covering essentials ... 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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Sam Bush Teaches Mandolin: Book/Audio

Sam Bush

Repertoire and Technique

This attractive book has a code inside that gives you computer access to the audio portion of this product. Take a mandolin lesson from the man Alison Krauss called "... absolutely one of the finest musicians to exist in the history of the world." On this in-depth CD lesson, Sam Bush teaches complete solos to eight traditional and original tunes, each ... Read More
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The Complete Sam Bush

Sam Bush
THE FIRST DVD: Sam Bush slowly and carefully details the dominant mandolin styles from Bill Monroe to Newgrass. You'll see, up close, Sam's amazing right hand as he demonstrates crosspicking, rhythm chops and other techniques while teaching you tunes such as Paddy On The Turnpike, Grey Eagle, Sugar Foot Rag, Sapporo, East Virginia Blues, Wayfaring Stranger, Manzanita, Bill ... Read More
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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
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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
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The Sam Bush Mandolin Method

Sam Bush
This terrific two-part series will help aspiring mandolin players improve technical prowess, build repertoire and develop formidable musicianship. Sam teaches traditional fiddle tunes Ragtime Annie, Bile Them Cabbage Down, Blackberry Blossom and Sally Goodin, showing you how to create variations on the melodies, use drone strings for fiddle-like effects, employ crosspicking techniques for a smoother sound and move up the ... Read More
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