Fiddle tunes, rags, waltzes, solos and variations.
A modern-day mandolin master shows you how to play melodies, improvise variations and step out and take
a hot lead solo. He teaches a variety of tunes in different keys and styles, from straight bluegrass to contemporary originals.
helps you build your technique with warm-ups, scales, drills and a unique callous-building exercise. He addresses how to improve
speed, play with good time and improve your right hand picking, offering vital information and advice about lead soloing and
You'll start getting in shape with Sam's take on the classic fiddle tune Fisher's Hornpipe in D. Then
it's on to his bluesy, string-band tune Cloverleaf Rag (C); the Monroe-like waltz The Old North Woods (G minor); the bluegrass
perennial Midnight On The Stormy Deep (E); and Blue Mountain" (A), an up-tempo original, including a challenging section
that's "new on the mandolin." Finally, he gives you a "fingerbuster" ending to practice for improving your all-around technique.
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