In this free video lesson by Brad Laird you'll learn the basics of reading mandolin tablature. All the tab is shown on screen during the video, but if you'd like to download a free printable PDF file of the tab examples, click here.
For a more in-depth look at mandolin tab, and to learn some songs and chords, check out Brad's Mandolin Basics Package.
The Mandolin Basics Package by Brad Laird is a series of downloadable beginner mandolin lessons. These lessons will teach you essential concepts like picking notes, playing chords, right and left hand technique, how to read tab, and many other playing tips. Brad will then provide detailed instruction on how to play melody lines and rhythm for some easy mandolin songs. Each lesson includes a Quicktime video and a .pdf booklet of the tab, standard notation, and chord charts. The included lessons are Beginning Mandolin 1, 2, 3, 4, Moveable Major & Minor Chords, and Barre Chords & 7th Chords. This package contains 111 minutes of video instruction. $29.95
Click Here to get this package as a DVD and book.
|Beginning Mandolin 1||Exploring Doublestops|
|Beginning Mandolin 2||Cripple Creek: Tune & Variations|
|Beginning Mandolin 3||Old Joe Clark|
|Beginning Mandolin 4||Mandolin Primer Book|
|Moveable Major & Minor Chords||Mandolin Master Class|
|Barre Chords & 7th Chords||Mandolin Song Book|
|Chop Chords for Small Hands||Intro to Mandolin Video|