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, in detail, and listen in on a fascinating conversation between Sam Bush and Jesse about the origins of crosspicking, musical influences, instrument set-up and more.
Songs: Ridge Runner, Banks Of The Ohio, Dill Pickle Rag, Farewell Blues, Snowbird.