Video lessons and tabs for bluegrass mandolin standards taught by Brad Laird. Learn how to play classic bluegrass songs on the mandolin. The free lessons are 5-10 minutes long and will teach you the chord progression or a simple arrangement for a song. Our Premium Download tab lessons average 15-20 minutes in length, teach you multiple versions of a song and discuss topics like improvising. The licks taught in the Premium Download song lessons can be used in other songs when improvising. For more mandolin tabs check out our mandolin songbooks.
The Mandolin Songs Package by Brad Laird is a collection of downloadable video lessons that will teach you how to play six popular mandolin tunes. In each lesson you will start by learning a basic version of the song and then move on to advanced variations. The songs covered are Blackberry Blossom, Salt Creek, Old Joe Clark, Sally Gooden, Mississippi Sawyer, and Greensleeves. In addition to note by note instruction, Brad will also cover technique and theory concepts to improve your overall playing. After you've learned the song, you'll have the opportunity to practice along with a rhythm track. Each downloadable lesson includes a Quicktime video, a .pdf of the tabs, and .mp3 jam tracks. $29.95