A chord book written for the young beginner (or beginners of any age). Chords are presented progressively and lead to common chord progressions, including I-iii-vi-ii-V-I and twelve bar blues in many different keys. Each chord is introduced in chord diagram form with photographs showing finger positions in relationship to the fret board. Examples and exercises are presented in strum bar notation.
Extra large chord diagrams and photos for easy learning
Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced
Chords are presented with exercises that build upon each other
Perfect for bluegrass players, this book provides an excellent foundation of chords found in bluegrass mandolin. It introduces a wide variety of chords in different voicings for each key and also includes a dictionary of common mandolin chords, transposition table, practice tips, and more.
This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish mandolin playing, from the absolute beginner to the experienced player. Music is written in easy-to-read mandolin tablature and tunes and key exercises are recorded on the companion CD. Also includes information on improvisation and personal interpretation, conventional music notation, modes, and chord chart.