Wayne’s friendly, FUN and simple approach has taught thousands of total beginners to play the mandolin. Join the club! Wayne gently leads the beginner down the path of being able to IMPROVISE by adding simple rhythms to easy bluegrass mandolin songs. With Wayne’s help, you’ll soon be jamming up a storm. Guaranteed!
Includes online audio (CDs available upon request), spiral coil binding, plus complete lyrics to all 28 songs. You’ll Also Learn: How to Tune, How to Hold the Mandolin, The Best Way to Hold the Pick, How to Read Tablature, Harmony Chord Positions, Simple Mandolin Chords, How to Play Harmony, Playing in the Dreaded Key of F, How to Jam, Playing Different Rhythms, How to Play Simply but RIGHT, Vintage Photos, Friendly Advice. 9″x 12″, 80 pages. This book is guaranteed to help the beginner learn to play the mandolin. (How many books come with a personal guarantee by the author?)
You WILL learn to play and improvise on: Amazing Grace, Angel Band, Banks of the Ohio, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Cripple Creek, Cryin Holy Unto the Lord, Dig a Hole in the Meadow, Don’t This Road Look Rough and Rocky?, Down the Road, East Virginia, Handsome Molly, In the Pines, I’ve Been All Around This World, I’ve Just Seen the Rock of Ages, John Hardy, Keep on the Sunny Side of Life, Knoxville Girl, Little Maggie, Midnight on the Stormy Deep, My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Nine Pound Hammer, Paul and Silas, Shady Grove, Soldier’s Joy, Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms, Wildwood Flower, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
If you have a question about whether Bluegrass Mandolin for the Complete Ignoramus would be helpful to you, please give Wayne a call at (828) 299-7031. He’ll be happy to talk with you and answer all your questions.