Jack Tuttle
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Jack Tuttle's Bluegrass Mandolin Collection, volume 1

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For orders outside the US, you must order from here.

This book is a result of my developing a well thought-out lesson program for mandolin over the last twenty years of teaching. In this 100 page spiral-bound book, the material is laid out in a graduated fashion. There is an even mix of common fiddle tunes and bluegrass breaks to singing pieces. There are numerous transcriptions of Bill Monroe solos, but most arrangements are put together by me for teaching purposes. Also included are scales, arpeggios, pick exercises, chords diagrams, tag endings and a chordal position playing page. This book includes both standard music notation and tablature. For an idea of the quality of the transcriptions, you can download PDF samples on my transcription page.

Here's the Table of Contents with some mp3 files:
Cripple Creek
Cluck Old Hen
Boil Em Cabbage Down
Soldier's Joy (1)
Soldier's Joy (2)
Old Joe Clark (1)
Old Joe Clark (2)
The Girl I Left Behind Me
Mountain Dew
Arkansas Traveler
Will The Circle Be Unbroken?
Over The Waterfall
Bury Me Beneath The Willow
Jaybird
I'll Fly Away
Mississippi Sawyer
Lonesome Road Blues
Liberty
It Takes One To Know One
Red-Haired Boy
Foggy Mountain Top
Swallowtail Jig
Little Maggie
St. Anne's Reel
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Long Journey Home
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Ashokan Farewell
Angeline The Baker
Worried Man Blues
Bill Cheatum
Red Wing
Tennessee Blues
Turkey In The Straw
Summertime
Hop Light Ladies
Banks Of The Ohio
Billy In The Lowground
Cherokee Shuffle
Fireball Mail
June Apple
Indian Blood
Short Life Of Trouble
Salt Creek
Forked Deer
I'm Going Back To Old Kentucky
Ragtime Annie
Blackberry Blossom
Salty Dog (1)
Salty Dog (2)
Blue Ridge Cabin Home
Toy Heart
Fire On The Mountain
My Old Kentucky Home
Old Home Place
Blue Grass Stomp
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
In The Pines
North Carolina Breakdown
I'll Never Shed Another Tear
Dusty Miller
On And On
Cumberland Gap
Dark Hollow
Little Darlin' Pal Of Mine
Elzic's Farewell
Alabama Jubilee
Molly and Tenbrooks
Paddy On The Turnpike
Florida Blues
A Hundred Years From Now
Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow
Highway Of Regret
Gold Rush
Travelin' This Lonesome Road
Kentucky Mandolin
Head Over Heels in Love With You
Big Mon
Nobody's Love Is Like Mine
Wheel Hoss
Walls Of Time
Ocean Of Diamonds
Love Please Come Home
East Virginia Blues
Closed Position Fill Licks
Major Scales Arpeggios
Pick Direction Exercises
Tag Endings
Chordal Position Playing
Open Chords Closed
Chords Song Index

Updated October 25, 2016