Tuning a Mandolin

Learn how to tune a mandolin with this free video lesson by Brad Laird. You'll start by tuning the strings on your mandolin until they sound like Brad's. The lesson also discuss which notes correspond with each string as well as explaining how tuning pegs work. You might also like to look at our: Mandolin Tuning Notes Online.


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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

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