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New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

NEW LESSONS JUST ADDED TO THE STRING SCHOOL........ Each month........ our instructors add new tunes........ in........depth technique lessons........ and play........along tracks to many of our courses. Check out this month
Lots of love from our instructors this month, and new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/peghead-nation-new-lessons-february/

Hours of New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

NEW LESSONS JUST ADDED TO THE STRING SCHOOL........ Each month........ our instructors add new tunes........ in........depth technique lessons........ and play........along tracks to many of our courses. Check out this month
The new year brings new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/peghead-nation-new-lessons-january/

Join Peghead Nation at Wintergrass 2020

Every February in Seattle........ thousands of acoustic musicians and fans gather for the three........day Wintergrass Music Festival........ happening this year on February 20
Seattle's annual roots gathering happens February 20 - 23 and will feature Peghead Nation instructor John Reischman as part of the Bluegrass Without Borders all-star lineup. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/join-peghead-nation-wintergrass-2020/

Variations on “Cripple Creek,” Part 2: Variation #1

Wes shows you some ways to vary the melody of ................Cripple Creek................ and introduces the concept of ................melodic style................ banjo. Melodic........style was invented by banjoist Bill Keith
https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/contemporary-bluegrass-banjo/variations-cripple-creek-part-2-variation-1/

When Picking Is Your Passion

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Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger infuse their acoustic guitar flatpicking duets with unbridled joy. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/derks-discoveries/when-picking-your-passion/

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Goodbye Liza Jane”

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Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play an old-time favorite. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/nygaard-walsh-goodbye-liza-jane/

Join Peghead Nation at Wintergrass 2019

Every February in Seattle........ thousands of acoustic musicians and fans gather for the three........day Wintergrass Music Festival........ happening this year on February 21
Seattle's annual roots gathering happens February 21 - 24 and will feature Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky and Marcy Marxer as part of an all-star lineup. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/join-peghead-nation-wintergrass-2019/

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Bring Your Clothes Back Home”

Mike Compton........ Peghead Nation................s Monroe........Style Mandolin teacher........ spent many years playing mandolin with ........and driving the bus for........ John Hartford........ recording a half
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play John Hartfords humorous blues song. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/mike-compton-and-scott-nygaard-bring-your-clothes-back-home/

Monroe Mandolin Camp 2019

Peghead Nation........s Monroe........Style Mandolin instructor Mike Compton has hosted the Monroe Mandolin Camp............for the past five years................offering students a weekend full of instruction
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp announces its lineup of mandolin, guitar, fiddle, banjo, and vocal instructors. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-lineup-2019/

John Reischman and the Jaybirds: “Little Pine Siskin”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays an original tune with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/john-reischmnan-jaybirds-little-pine-siskin-ibma/

Monroe Mondays: “Stoney Lonesome”

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Another Bill Monroe Tune from the famed Road to Columbus. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-stoney-lonesome/

John Reischman and the Jaybirds: “Hop High My Lulu Gal”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a traditional favorite with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/john-reischmnan-jaybirds-hop-high-ibma/

Monroe Mondays: “Scotland”

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Bill Monroe wrote this tune as a twin-fiddle homage to the sound of Highland bagpipes https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-scotland/

Mike Compton: “Rawhide”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a blistering fast Bill Monroe tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/mike-compton-rawhide/

Harmonic Tone Revealers: “Sail Away Ladies”

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Peghead Nation instructors John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Scott Nygaard play the Kenny Baker version of this traditional favorite. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/harmonic-tone-revealers-sail-away-ladies-house-concert/

Monroe Mondays: “Ozark Rag”

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One of the many tunes Bill Monroe wrote in his later years. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-ozark-rag/

Dixie Hoedown, Part 1

The bluegrass jam favorite ................Dixie Hoedown................ comes from mandolin great Jesse McReynolds and has been recorded by numerous people........ including Jerry Douglas........ David Grisman
https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/bluegrass-mandolin-jam-favorites/dixie-hoedown-part-1/

Monroe Mandolin Camp Announces Video Scholarship Competitions

Mike Compton................s Monroe Mandolin Camp has announced that it will be holding three Video Scholarship Compe....titions this year for banjo........ mandolin........ and fiddle students. These scholarships will be available for this year
Competitions for mandolin, fiddle, and banjo scholarships are limited to 25 video submissions for each instrument, judged by a talented panel of players and instructors. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-video-scholarship-competition/

Mike Compton: “Bluegrass Ramble”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a Bill Monroe cross-tuned instrumental. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/mike-compton-bluegrass-ramble/

Monroe Mandolin Camp 2018 Lineup Announced

For the past four years in September........ Peghead Nation........s Monroe........Style Mandolin instructor Mike Compton has hosted the Monroe Mandolin Camp........ offering students a weekend full of instruction
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp adds guitar, singing, and bass classes to its lineup. Registration opens January 1. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-lineup-2018/

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