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 lesson, 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 this lesson THE learning method for bluegrass mandolin.
Songs include: "Sweet Blue-Eyed Darling," Frog on a Lily Pad," Dusty Miller," Sally Goodin," "Katy Hill," "Blue Grass Stomp," "Tennessee Blues," "Memories of Mother and Dad," "Back to the Old Home," "Get Up John," "Rawhide," Blue Grass Breakdown," "Poor White Folks," "Galley Nipper," "Jenny Lynn," "Smokey Mountain Schottische," "Pike County Breakdown," "Last Days on Earth."
Produced by Smithsonian/Folkways and Homespun Video