Dix Bruce's Swing & Jazz Mandolin: Chords, Rhythm & Songs






Product Code: D1404
Artist: Dix Bruce
Publisher: Musix
Publisher SKU: 802 DVD
UPC-A: 796279109864
Instrumentation: Mandolin

Dix Bruce’s “Swing & Jazz Mandolin: Chords, Rhythm, and Songs” DVD Teaches everything you need to know to get up and swinging on the mandolin! The main focus is on moveable chord forms and songs so you'll build a repertoire of each. The chords will come in handy in the jazz and swing style while the eight great songs you'll learn are played by swing/jazz musicians all over the world.

Learn at your own pace as Dix takes you through all the basics including the swing/jazz rhythm comp, turnarounds, info on music theory, diminished chords, transposing, basic chord substitutions, common swing/jazz chord progressions, and more. Play along with the DVD and learn each chord progression at both slow and regular speed. Over 100 minutes of video instruction! You’ll learn:

• Closed position/moveable Swing & Jazz Chords
• The Swing Rhythm Comp (how to play with a swing/jazz feel)
• Chord Numbering (I vi ii V etc.) • Transposing Chords & Songs
• Basic Chord Substitutions & Alternate Chord Forms
• All about Diminished Chords
• Turnarounds
• Blues, Cycles of Fifths, ii V I Progressions
• 8 great Swing & Jazz Songs in several different keys!

“Corrine, Corrina”
“Swing in Minor”
“Blues in Bb”
“The Sheik of Araby”
“After You’ve Gone”
and chord progressions like:
“Sweet Georgia Brown”
and “Honeysuckle Rose”

Produced by Dix Bruce