101 Red Hot Bluegrass Mandolin Licks and Solos

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In music, the term "bluegrass" describes the hot string-band style pioneered by Kentuckian Bill Monroe, which blends old-time country music with blues rhythms and jazz-influenced improvisation. This book contains 101 authentic bluegrass mandolin licks in the favorite bluegrass keys of C, G, D, and A minor written in notation and tablature. The licks are broken down into phrases of two, four, and eight bars. In addition, several endings and crosspicking licks are included. Each lick is played to a chord ...
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Overview

In music, the term "bluegrass" describes the hot string-band style pioneered by Kentuckian Bill Monroe, which blends old-time country music with blues rhythms and jazz-influenced improvisation. This book contains 101 authentic bluegrass mandolin licks in the favorite bluegrass keys of C, G, D, and A minor written in notation and tablature. The licks are broken down into phrases of two, four, and eight bars. In addition, several endings and crosspicking licks are included. Each lick is played to a chord progression that is standard in bluegrass, country, and folk music. All 101 examples are recorded on the companion CD with guitar accompaniment at a moderate tempo. Whether you are a fan of old-time country music, traditional bluegrass, or newgrass, you are sure to find lots of great ideas in this new collection of bluegrass licks. So, grab your instrument, put on the CD, pull up a chair, and let's start pickin'.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786659029
  • Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,143,421
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Posted December 20, 2011

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    Play mandolin??? Got to have this one!!!

    Another great little book from Larry McCabe and Mel Bay Publications. Book includes standard music notation and TAB of various 2, 4, and 8 bar solos and licks in varous keys of C, G, and D; included CD contains music tracks of all licks and solos throughout the book. If you're a fan of country bluegrass or newgrass, pull a rocking chair, grab your CD player, tune up your instrument, and let's start 'pickin'...DEO...}:)>

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