I recently slowed down one of my favorite fiddle tunes for use as an instructional video. Here is the tab for the arrangement shown. You can listen to the midi on Tabledit for free as well. Below is the video of me playing through Soldier’s Joy. I play all of the rhythm parts and really […]
Dix Bruce is a guitar and Mandolin instructor who has published for, “Mandolin World News,” as well as, “Flatpick Guitar Magazine,” and his own publishing company. I highly regard all of his material as well as his authentic playing across many genres. From old-time fiddle music, to hot club gypsy jazz and all across the […]
My intention is to simply scratch the surface of Music Theory in this post. Explanations are in the context of a rhythm guitar player named Jerry and a mandolin player named David jamming. My goal is to simplify this idea of scale degrees, having said this, this post is not for the very beginner. This […]
Come out tonight to the Tin Roof Cantina. We have lots of gigs coming up we would love for you to join us.
Below is a video where I play Bourree II by J.S. Bach. I am playing my Korean built, oval hole, mystery mandolin. No serial number, but sounds and plays great. Especially in Jazz or Classical context. Tabs and notation for this provided by Mel Bay’s, “J.S. Bach for Mandolin.”
I am usually skeptical when officially joining any group, especially those that only exist in the world of the internet. Despite that I was turned on to a new website by my web developer, Jeff Cohan at Nsiteful I couldn’t find a downside to joining, but check it out for yourself. To view content it […]