Essential Techniques for Mandolin (DVD)
DVD. By Chris Thile. Homespun Tapes. Bluegrass and Instructional. Instructional video: DVD. Homespun #DVDTHIMN21. Published by Homespun (HL.641545).
Item Number: HL.641545
ISBN 0634050087. Bluegrass and Instructional. 5.25x7.5 inches.
Here's a lesson that will thrill and inspire mandolinists at all levels. Chris Thile, mandolin virtuoso for the hit band Nickel Creek, shares his own successful formula for developing right- and left-hand dexterity, improving speed and accuracy, and playing with heightened musicality. He provides numerous exercises that will make all the difference as aspiring players learn: Ode to a Butterfly * Hop the Fence * Red Haired Boy * Swallowtail Jig. As a bonus, you'll hear astonishing performances of Chris' original tunes When Mandolins Dream and Raining at Sunset. 85-MIN. DVD * LEVEL 3.