Roots and Blues Mandolin (Learn the Essentials of Blues Mandolin - Rhythm & Lead - By Playing Classic Songs). For Mandolin. String Letter Publishing. Softcover with CD. Guitar tablature. 48 pages. Published by String Letter Publishing (HL.696443).
ISBN 1890490792. With guitar tablature. 9x12 inches.
The unmistakable voice of the mandolin has been heard from the earliest incarnations of blues to the contemporary roots music revival. Now learn the essentials of the style by playing 13 classic tunes! Covers: tuning & basic technique; blue notes & tremolo; songs in G; changing keys; moving to A; open tuning & slide mandolin; and so much more. Songs include: Corrina • Dupree Blues • Florida Blues • Short'nin' Bread • Trouble in Mind • and more. Great for guitarists who want to learn to double on mandolin, or mandolin players who want to add blues to their repertoire.