Introduction To Mandolin
The mandolin is a wonderful instrument that can be played in various styles and genres of music. Fretmentor's Introduction To Manodlin Book On CD has four sections:
1. Theory - Learn basic about the musical alphabet, scale structure, understanding notes on the fingerboard. Basic theory lesson plans are utilized by the student to develop a strong understanding of basic theory as it applies to the mandolin.
2. Chord Structure & Developing a Chord Vocabulary - Color coded chord charts and chord picture chart are presented for a full understanding of basic chord structure.
3. Technique - Learn about rhythm & timing by picking individual notes and strumming patterns. Time values are demonstrated with some basic rhythm and timing exercises. Fretmentor teaches crosspicking patterns and tremolo. Strumming patterns teach the student proper rhythm technique.
5. Songs - Various songs are taught utilizing the chord progressions and technique developed throughout.