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Lonesome Moonlight Waltz, Part 1

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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Lonesome Moonlight Waltz  
 
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz  
 
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz, Part 1
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz, Part 1
 

Bill Monroe’s instrument “Lonesome Moonlight Waltz” is kind of an anomaly in the bluegrass world. It has a unique chord progression and it uses some atypical triplet rhythms in the melody. Joe starts by breaking the A part of “Lonesome Moonlight Waltz” down for you phrase by phrase, showing you how he plays it in closed position with a specific kind of tremolo. Then he plays the A part slowly a couple times through so you can play along with him.


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