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Play Like A Legend: Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin

By Joe Carr

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Mandolin - Beginning-Intermediate
Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin. Composed by Joe Carr. Country, Bluegrass, Wire bound, Method. Style. Book and online audio. 80 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #22153M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.22153M).

Item Number: MB.22153M

ISBN 9780786687459. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Mel Bay is pleased to present a comprehensive book focused on the mandolin stylings of The Father of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe. Author Joe Carr dissects Monroe's unique approach to the mandolin through analysis of the icon's stylistic nuances, licks and repertoire. This book contains transcriptions, new in the style of arrangements, and characteristic chord voicings and rhythm/backup patterns. In addition, the author has included 32 never-before-seen photos of Monroe in performance with his band, The Bluegrass Boys and special guests. Play Like a Legend: Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin will take the reader back to the roots of bluegrass through its iconic founder's distinctive mandolin style. Includes access to online audio.

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