MANDOLINS HEAL THE WORLD

Don Julin's Mando-School

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Don Julin, author of "Mandolin For Dummies" and owner/operator of "Mandolins Heal The World" has put together a incredible diverse roster of mandolin instructors. While some are performers you will se at many of the top festivals and camps around the world, some stay closer to home and enjoy teaching more than touring. They all are great, passionate mandolin instructors sharing years of experience through the videos included on this educational website. Below the photo and short bio of each instructor, are links to all lessons currently available. Explore and have fun learning new tunes and concepts on the "Prince" of all stringed instruments: The Mandolin. 

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  (0.2) Swing 42
  (0.3) Mr Natural
  (0.3) Wheel Hoss
  (0.4) Big Mon
  (0.4) E.M.D.
  (0.5) Kickin' Mule
  (0.5) Tipsy Gypsy
  (1.0) Down Yonder
  (1.0) Groovin' High
  (1.0) The Girl I Left Behind
  (1.1) Golden Slippers
  (1.1) Red Haired Boy
  (1.1) Straight No Chaser
  (1.2) Liberty
  (1.2) Scrapple From The Apple
  (1.2) Stone's Rag
  (1.3) Blue Monk
  (1.3) Bluegrass Stomp
  (1.3) It's All In The Wrist
  (1.3) Transposing A Riff
  (1.3) Whiskey Before Breakfast
  (1.4) East Tennessee Blues
  (1.4) Lonesome Moonlight Waltz
  (1.4) Over The Waterfall
  (1.5) Doxy
  (1.5) Evening Prayer Blues
  (1.5) St Anne's Reel
  (1.6) Billy In The Lowground
  (1.6) Workin' That Riff
  (1.7) Cuckoo's Nest
  (1.7) Slow Cookin'
  (1.7) Uncle Bill
  (1.8) Salt Creek
  (1.9) Squirrel Hunters
  (10.1) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 1)
  (10.2) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 2)
  (10.3) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 3)
  (10.4) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 4)
  (10.5) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 5)
  (10.6) Building A Traditional Bluegrass Style Break (step 6)
  (2.0) Monroe Blues
  (2.1) Shenandoah Breakdown
  (2.1) The String Changing Tune
  (2.1a) Texas Blue Bonnet
  (2.1b) Fair Play
  (2.1c) Helton Creek
  (2.1d) Your Love Is Like a Flower
  (2.1e) Down The Road
  (2.1f) Gold Rush
  (2.2) Big Sandy River
  (2.2) I'll Fly Away
  (2.3) Afternoon In Paris
  (2.3) Crossroads
  (2.4) Sailin' Shoes
  (3.0a) Getting To Know The Notes Pt. 1: Open Strings & The Musical Alphabet
  (3.0b) Getting To Know The Notes Pt. 2: The Notes D, G, C, and F
  (3.0c) Getting To Know The Notes Pt. 3: Bb, Eb, Ab, and Db.
  (3.0d) Getting To Know The Notes Pt.4: F#, B, E, and A
  (3.0e) Getting To Know The Notes Pt. 5: Six Notes in Ascending & Descending Patterns
  (3.0e) McReynolds Style Cross-Picking: I-IV-V Patterns G Major
  (3.0f) Bury Me Beneath The Willow
  (3.0f) Getting To Know The Notes Pt. 6: The Other Six Notes in Ascending & Descending Patterns
  (3.0g) Counting 1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4
  (3.0g) Dividing by 2, 3, and 4
  (3.0i) Counting 8th notes, triplets, and 16th notes
  (3.0j) Playing The Rests Pt.1
  (3.0k) Playing The Rests Pt. 2
  (3.0l) Playing The Rests Pt.3
  (3.1a) Basic Alternate Picking
  (3.1aa) Basic Left Hand Fingering
  (3.1b) Four Easy Picking Exercises
  (3.1c) Intro to Tremolo
  (3.1d) Free/Expressive Tremolo
  (3.1e) Syncopated Picking Exercises
  (3.1f) Right Hand Exercises
  (3.1g) The Mighty Downstroke
  (3.1i) Staggered 16ths
  (3.1j) McReynold Style Cross-picking Basics
  (3.1k) McReynolds Style Cross-Picking: I-IV-V Patterns A Major
  (3.1l) McReynolds Style Cross-Picking: I-IV-V Patterns D Major
  (3.1m) McReynolds Style Cross-Picking: I-IV-V Patterns C Major
  (3.2a) Left Hand Muting
  (3.2b) Two Types of Slides
  (3.2c) Hammer-ons
  (3.2d) Adding Drone Strings
  (3.2f) Two Pinky Exercises
  (3.3a) Basic Old Time Strumming
  (3.3b) Pop Strumming Patterns in G
  (3.3c) Old Time Style Strumming Variations
  (3.3d) Non-Strumming Rhythm
  (3.3e) 3/4 Time "Waltz" Strumming
  (3.3f) The Chop Chord
  (3.3g) Swing -Jazz Rhythm
  (3.3h) Bossa Nova (heartbeat)
  (3.3i) Bossa Nova (syncopated)
  (3.3j) Choro Rhythm pattern (one bar)
  (3.3k) Samba Rhythm Pattern (two bars)
  (3.3l) Choro Rhythm Pattern (two bar)
  (3.3m) Clave with Backbeat Rhythm Pattern
  (3.4) Three-String 7th Chords