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Richter Mandolin: Postmodern Blues, Rock & Alt-Folk Mandolin

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In Richter Mandolin: Postmodern Blues, Rock & Alt-Folk Mandolin, mandolinist Jim Richter shares insights and techniques that punctuate his style of blues, rock, and folk mandolin.  Key to this edition are three chapters that address stylistic development, motivation, and self-conceptualization as a mandolinist.  Almost 50 pages of tablature and 10 pages of diagrams in this 140 page volume cover concepts such as soloing, pentatonic scales, back-up, double-stops, and arpeggios.  This book would not be considered a method book; rather, it could be considered a tip book for rock and blues styling.  More about mandolinist Jim Richter can be found at his website:

What's New in Version 1.1

What's New In This Revamped Edition: This 3rd Edition of Richter Mandolin represents an extreme rewrite of Edition 2.  The 3rd Edition is almost twice the length, has improved readability, more tabs, more lessons, color photographs, three chapters on musical motivation and stylistic development, an enlarged glossary, and increased interactivity.  Unlike Edition 2, this edition is not a free upgrade to previous owners.  Notes: This edition is now over 400MB in size. Please download via a WiFi connection. Also, an iMac or iPad 2 or newer advised for successful viewing. Version 1.1 (7/1/2014): Proofreading corrections regarding page numbers

Richter Mandolin: Postmodern Blues, Rock & Alt-Folk Mandolin
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  • $11.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Music
  • Published: Jun 18, 2014
  • Publisher: Jim Richter
  • Seller: James Gilbert Richter
  • Print Length: 141 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.1
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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