Play Like A Legend: Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin - Softcover w/ Online Audio

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Mel Bay is pleased to present a comprehensive book focused on the mandolin stylings of "The Father of Bluegrass Music," Bill Monroe. Author Joe Carr dissects Monroe's unique approach to the mandolin through analysis of the icon's stylistic nuances, licks and repertoire. This book contains transcriptions, new "in the style of" arrangements, and characteristic chord voicings and rhythm/backup patterns. In addition, the author has included 32 never-before-seen photos of Monroe in performance with his band, The Bluegrass Boys and special guests. Complete with access to online audio, Play Like a Legend: Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin will take the reader back to the roots of bluegrass through its iconic founder's distinctive mandolin style. Includes access to online audio.

Featuring:
  • Cotton Eyed Joe
  • Paddy on the Turnpike
  • Monroe Blues
  • Kentucky Mandolin
  • I Saw the Light

Product Number: 22153M
Format: Book + Online Audio
Skill Level: Beginning-Intermediate
Pages: 80
Binding: Spiral
Size: 8.75 x 11.75
ISBN: 0-7866-8745-2
ISBN13: 978-07866-8745-9
Series: None
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published: 9/30/2015

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