Roanoke

Roanoke

This classic Bill Monroe tune was recorded at a Decca Records Session, on December 31, 1954 at Bradley Studios in Hillsboro Village, Nashville TN.  The tune was written when Bill as in Roanoke, and because he had a toothache, he stayed back to work on this tune while...
Pattern 2: Moveable Two Note Chop Chords

Pattern 2: Moveable Two Note Chop Chords

Instructor: Mark RoyalPattern 2: Two Note Moveable Chop Chords: Pattern 2: (Beginner):  Two Note Chop chords are a quick and easy way of getting started as a mandolin player.  The old anecdote: “If you know how to play a C, D, G chord, you know 500 bluegrass...
Pattern 2: Moveable Two Note Chop Chords

Pattern 1: Two Note Moveable Chop Chords

Instructor: Mark Royal Pattern 1:  Two Note Moveable Chop Chords: Keys of C, D, E, F (Beginner):  Two Note Chop chords are a quick and easy way of getting started as a mandolin player.  The old anecdote: “If you know how to play a C, D, G chord,...
The Skillet Lickers Sessions

The Skillet Lickers Sessions

Instructor: Adam Tanner The Skillet Lickers Sessions-Ted “Ezra” Hawkins Tunes: The Skillet Licket Sessions with Hawkins may well have been the closest relative to Monroe’s early playing as it contains generous amounts of chords, drones, and contains...
The Skillet Lickers Sessions

Monroe Brothers: Part 2

Instructor: Adam Tanner Monroe Brothers: Part 2 (Int-Adv): This class will focus on the rapid and nimble mandolin style Bill employs on the Monroe Brother’s recordings of “Rollin’ in My Sweet Baby’s Arms”.  Playing at rapid tempos...