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.
|Old Dangerfield, Part 1|
Bill Monroe recorded his instrumental tune “Old Dangerfield” in 1981, and it has been recorded numerous times since then by a variety of musicians. Joe’s version of “Old Dangerfield” reflects the melodic approaches of Stuart Duncan, Sierra Hull, and Matt Flinner. “Old Dangerfield is in the key of A, but the first part mostly uses the minor pentatonic scale. The A part you’ll learn is based on the way Sierra Hull plays the melody. Joe walks you through it phrase by phrase in this video.
|"Old Dangerfield" (Available to subscribers)|