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

Steve Kaufman
Steve Kaufman's popular "Parking Lot Picker's" lessons include two 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 tuned ... Read More

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

Bluegrass Mandolin - Video Course

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

Bluegrass Slow Jam for the Total Beginner

Pete Wernick

A Super-Easy, No-Fail Play-Along Session

Anyone, with any instrument, can get into this bluegrass jam session, even if you've never tried it before. All you need to know are four basic chords (G, C, D and A) to be able to play along with the band! This video will give you the practice and the confidence you'll need to join a real jam ... Read More

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 lesson, 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

Classical Mandolin: The Art of the Tremolo

Caterina Lichtenberg

Enhance Your Technique, Control and Musicianship

The sound of the tremolo has defined the mandolin through the ages. Whether playing old Italian folk songs, Romantic era classical pieces or folk and bluegrass standards, executing the tremolo with expressiveness, depth and complexity is the hallmark of a truly accomplished mandolinist.  There’s a seemingly endless variety of compelling sounds you can get from the tremolo: single, double ... Read More

Classical Mandolin - Two Video Set

Caterina Lichtenberg

Basic Techniques of Classical Mandolin and The Art of the Tremolo

Here's a complete 2-video course in classical mandolin by the incomparable virtuoso Caterina Lichtenberg. The techniques she covers on these two lessons will improve your picking and fretting skills, build your musical development, expand your repertoire and provide a powerful sense of all-around musicianship. In addition, you'll learn to play gorgeous pieces that will astound your listeners and ... 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

Ear Training For Instrumentalists

Matt Glaser
No matter what instrument or type of music you play or sing, this six-hour audio download course in musicianship, theory and ear training will develop your skills, help you create and improvise solos and expand your musical consciousness. Through a progressive series of interactive exercises, Matt Glaser teaches you to play or sing anything you hear. Over weeks and months ... 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

Get Started on the Mandolin!

Steve Kaufman

A Complete Lesson for Beginners

Here’s the perfect way to get started playing the mandolin! Even if you have never played the instrument before, Steve Kaufman’s step-by-step lesson shows you how to tune up, hold your instrument and play your first chords and songs. You'll be playing Down in the Valley, Amazing Grace, Will the Circle Be Unbroken and Blue Ridge Cabin Home before ... Read More
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