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Sage Wisdom

"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."

Resources for mandola (tenor banjo)

You can pretty much translate all the FFcP materials on the website to the mandola. The notes will sound (and be) one 5th lower when you play on the same string. The goal is to think note relationships and not necessarily note names. Meantime, we'll accumulate some more tenor perspective resources here.

Exercise for Mandola: Dola Super FFcP
Condition fingers, ears, and brain!

Play jazz on the mandola!

'ii V7 I' Stock Chord Progressions for Mandola: Learn patterns in all 12 keys Major and Minor.
Mandola 'ii V7 I'
Great voicings for comping.

Build your own flatwound string sets

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