Saturday, August 29, 2009

Mike Marshall's Mandolin Fundamentals on DVD

One of today's great mandolin players, Mike Marshall, has a new two DVD set for beginners to experienced mandolin players. In his DVD set he takes you through proper techniques, problem solving and exercise regimen. He begins with the basics, holding the instrument, correct posture, how to eliminate tension by having the proper hand and pick positions. Using Mike's Fingerbuster exercises you can build your physical abilities while getting command of the mandolin fingerboard. With exercises on scales, chord shapes and arpeggios you will learn to visualize the mandolin fretboard and improve your overall playing ability.
Published by Homespun, Directed by Happy Traum

To learn more details click on the link below.
Mike Marshall's Mandolin Fundamentals For All Players #1-Building Technique Through Exercises and Melodic Studies

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Fan of Acoustic Music TV with our New T-Shirt

A big thank you to one of our readers, for picking up one of our new T-shirts at our AMTV store, excellent. To anyone, buy one of our new Tees or bags or mugs, take a picture of you with it and send it in and we will put it up.

thank you, thank you

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Cool Ukulele Site

Hi, all, I came across this cool Ukulele site today, if you are into ukes then this one of the places you want to be, They have lesson videos, (really well done), song videos, a forum, reviews, a store, the whole works. And the man in all the vides, Aldrine Guerrero plays and sings beautifully. So check it out and keep playing.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Banjo Chord Charts in G Tuning

Our Banjo chords are here for both G and D tunings. Check out the above chart for Banjo Chords in G Tuning. The Banjo is essential in everyones Bluegrass band. Download and 3 hole punch for your jam note book. Available for Free after signing up on the form to the right.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Free Banjo Chords in D

Our Banjo chords are here. Above check out our Banjo Chords in D Tuning. Download and 3 hole punch for your jam note book. The Banjo is essential in everyones Bluegrass band, so download and enjoy. Available for Free after signing up on the form to the right.

Monday, August 3, 2009

How to Put Together a Bluegrass Band

Pretty good lesson from Brad Laird on how a bluegrass ensemble is put together and then how to play Boil 'em Cabbage Down with the mandolin in that group.