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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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Dixie Hoedown
 

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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Road to Columbus  
 
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Road to Columbus, Part 1
Road to Columbus, Part 1
 

The Bill Monroe tune “Road to Columbus” was recorded by the great bluegrass fiddle player Kenny Baker on his album Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe and that’s the version you’ll learn here. Joe plays the melody of the A part through slowly, phrase by phrase, explaining how to pick some some of the syncopated lines and as well as slides and triplets.


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