Mandolin Tutor Books

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£11.50

Noted mandolinist and teacher Del Grosso presents this excellent mandolin method that features great playable tunes in several styles (bluegrass, country, folk, and blues) in standard music notation and tab. You'll be playing in no time with this step-by-step method that includes a whole host of invaluable tips on:

Buying Instruments,
Mandolin Anatomy
Tunings
Music Reading Fundamentals
Music Notation and Tablature
Single-Note picking and Tremolo Picking
Double stops, Chords, Scales and Modes
Drones
and much more!

£7.99

This is the most useful chord book yet devised for the mandolin player.Because the chords are arranged in keys, you can locate those most often used in any key without having to flip through the whole book. This convenient grouping enables you to find the most used chords in a key with just the turn of a page. With its slim shape the book slips easily into your instrument case.

£13.99
The Scottish Mandolin Tutor by David (Dagger) Gordon. A great book of Scottish mandolin tunes with lots of playing tips. Using new and old tunes David Gordon has recorded a Cd to go with the book with an example of how to play each tune and helpful guidance on Scottish Mandolin playing styles. There is also a section on Mandolin chording.
£6.99

An extremely handy chord reference guide, specifically for the mandolin, showing basic major and minor chords in all keys. Relative minor chord relationships are also shown. A unique additional feature of this premium chart is the inclusion of a mandolin fingerboard diagram. This diagram is appropriate not only for the beginner, but also as quick and ready reference for the more advanced player. A must for the left-handed mandolin enthusiast!

£19.99

Designed for Mandolin players who want to improve their technique quickly, Doc Rossi's ASAP Irish Mandolin contains a series of tunes that will help you to master the style whilst expanding your repertoire.

£27.99

Twenty tunes in styles from Irish to American, in a variety of tunings, melody and accompaniment, presented in standard notation and tablature, with accompanying Online Audio. Left and right hand techniques and chord voicings are thoroughly discussed.

£8.99

A handy and economical starter book chock-full of useful information. Teaches strumming rhythm by playing along with lyrics, then teaches tablature reading for playing solos. The solos provide picking indications for up-picking and down-picking. Contains 25 folk favorites for strumming and singing, 13 songs in notation and tablature for solo picking, and a mandolin chord reference chart.

£11.95
Tips, tunes and techniques that offer new directions for the traditional player. 66 pages of tunes and detail written in music and TAB. Includes some mandolin duets.There is a C.D available to accompany this book.
£7.50

Learn to play chords on the mandolin with this comprehensive yet easy to use book. The Mandolin Chord Finder contains over 1000 chord diagrams for the most important 28 chord types, including three voicings for each chord.

£18.99
WAYNE'S friendly and FUN approach to learning has taught tens of thousands of total beginners to play bluegrass music. Join the club!
£11.99

This fun and easy mandolin book and CD takes you from the very beginning. Learning right and left-hand techniques, learning your first chords, 18 great songs AND you painlessly learn them by reading notes. Anyone can do it.

£17.95

A detailed course for those starting to play the mandolin, covering everything from tuning, right and left hand techniques, reading music and tablature, chords, tremolo, scales, tunes, exercises and simple duets to advice on choosing and maintaining an instrument.Inclues free Audio Download.

£22.99

The mandolin has become an integral part of the Irish music scene. In this book, you will find a carefully graded set of lessons and tunes, designed to help you master the skill needed to play Irish music with authority. Each section includes a clear statement of goals, and a review with exercises and ideas for further development. The book encompasses a wide range of material, from the lyrical simplicity of waltz-time tunes such as Gleanntan Gaoith Dobhair to great and popular session tunes suc

£12.99
An exciting collection of 29 traditional tunes from Ireland, arranged for easy Mandolin. All tunes are written clearly in standard notation as well as Mandolin tablature. An accompanying online audio recording contains all the tunes, played at a manageable speed, with Guitar accompaniment.
£18.99

Just like Book 1, Book 2 of The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method is designed for anyone just learning to play Mandolin. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The book includes access to audio tracks online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside. The tracks provide an audio demonstration of each example in the book performed by the author.

Topics covered include: modes and scales, time signatures, transposing, fretboard positions, solos and duets, styles spanning blues, bluegrass, Celtic, ragtime and more!

£7.50

An introduction to playing the mandolin, includes chords, strums, melodies and simple tunes. 31 pages in a slim compact book.

£19.99

Clear instructions from a professional; basics, right and left hand techniques, solos, backup, personal advice on performance, and much more. Plus a complete section on the best bluegrass songs and tunes to learn from. The audio features recorded examples and backing tracks for several songs. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

£18.99

Improvise with more expression and freedom in bluegrass and related styles. These ideas, exercises, and etudes will help you expand your palette of improvisational techniques and sounds. Develop your versatility over the fingerboard, and master harmonic and rhythmic ideas on the mandolin. The CD has demonstration and play-along tracks, performed by an all-star band.

£19.99
This comprehensive book contains over 120 Celtic tunes arranged for mandolin presented in standard notation and tablature. Includes airs, marches jigs, slip jigs, hornpipes, reels, strathspeys, country dances and selections by famed Irish harper, Turlough O'Carolan.
£14.99
This methodology book designed for the intermediate to advanced mandolinist offers you, as a mandolin player, a new voice. Or, if you're already crosspicking, many new ideas can be added to your arsenal.
£18.99
This user-friendly text, is ideal for daily practice. Contains frequently used major, minor, scale forms, and exercises. Written in notation, tab and fretboard diagrams.
£12.99
This encyclopedia is designed to provide mandolin players with a wide variety of chords in different voicings. This book is intended as both a starting point of learning chord voicings and patterns, as well as a dictionary of common mandolin chords.
£12.99

Hints, tips and advice for mandolin players new to the jam session. Includes chapters covering chords, keys, playing, practicing, jamming rules and etiquette and more. An Online Audio tutor with tunes s included.

£12.99

The Absolute Beginners award-winning method has been designed to make learning the Mandolin easier than ever before!