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E.M.D., Part 2: Chords and Soloing

This lesson is part of the course Bluegrass Mandolin Jam Favorites with Joe K. Walsh.
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Learn the essential instrumental  tunes you’ll encounter at bluegrass jam sessions everywhere. Designed for intermediate level mandolinists, with tunes, techniques, and solos from mandolin greats.
 
 
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The bluegrass jam favorite “Dixie Hoedown” comes from mandolin great Jesse McReynolds and has been recorded by numerous people, including Jerry Douglas, David Grisman, Matt Flinner, and many others. But nobody really plays the B part the same way. The version you’ll learn here is based on the way Grisman, Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury, and others played it on Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza. Joe starts by showing you the A part, phrase by phrase. You’ll also learn the chords to the A part in this video.

 
 
 
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E.M.D., Part 2: Chords and Soloing
E.M.D., Part 2: Chords and Soloing
 

Joe talks about improvising on “E.M.D.” in this lesson, starting by showing you the chord changes, which are mostly Em and C7, with an A7 and B7 in the last phrase. He then explains how to modify the scale you’re using when the chords change from Em to C7 and some other things to think about when playing over the A7 and B7 chords.


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