The Ultimate Mandolin Songbook (26 Favorite Songs Arranged by Janet Davis). Arranged by Janet Davis. For Mandolin. Mandolin. Softcover with CD. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.699913).
ISBN 1423422414. 9x12 inches.
The Ultimate Mandolin Songbook contains multiple versions varying in difficulty of 26 of the most popular songs from bluegrass, jazz, ragtime, rock, pop, gospel, swing and other genres, in both standard notation and mandolin tab. The songs are arranged by Janet Davis to appeal to players of all levels, and the two included CDs feature her performing demos for listening and playing along. Arrangements in the book feature alternate licks, endings, segues and turnarounds for improvising. Picking styles include: tremolo, Monroe style, fiddle style, double stops, crosspicking, triplet style, jazz style and more. The songs are in various tunings and keys, and the lyrics and history are included for each. Songs: Alabama Jubilee • Autumn Leaves • The Entertainer • Great Balls of Fire • How Great Thou Art • Limehouse Blues • Orange Blossom Special • Rawhide • Stardust • Tennessee Waltz • Yesterday • You Are My Sunshine • and more!