Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Mandolin

No Room For Your Mandolin

I once had an interesting conversation with a fellow mandolin player. This gentleman was a better mandolin player than me in many ways. Certainly,...

Capo Capers

What is it that makes us excellent musicians? Sure, we might be tempted to attribute a certain amount of it to our own innate,...

Stuff You Probably Shouldn’t Say Out Loud

How you communicate is just as important as what you play. As I’ve covered in previous issues of , most worship songs don’t have a...

Arrangement Thievery Case Study: What A Beautiful Name

How is a mando player to “fit in” to the arrangement when a mandolin was never a consideration by the original artists? Mandolin players are...

“Singing” With A Mandolin

Gotcha! I'm sure you read the title and assumed that this was going to be about using your voice while you play your mandolin....

Mando Battleship

Remember the childhood game Battleship? I used to play it regularly with my siblings (especially with my younger sister.) While we sometimes made up...

The Best (and Worst) Keys For Worship Mandolin

Today I logged in to Planning Center Online to see what songs are scheduled for this Sunday’s set list. It is a day or...

Three Reasons To Take Your Mandolin Wireless

"Give me liberty, or give me death," quoth Patrick Henry as he vainly struggled to free his encumbered legs from the instrument cables connecting...

Mandolin Gear And Gadgets

I never intended to play electric guitar. I would have been content to forever spend my time in the wholly acoustic realm.  But our...

Arrangement Thievery: Stealing Parts and Getting Away With It

In a previous article I discussed four tools every mandolin player needs to have in his bag: rhythm, tremolo, lead/fills, and cross-picking. With creative...

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[WM] RoundUp: 10 Great Keyboards for Worship

Deciding what keyboard to buy for your church can be a long all-consuming and somewhat frustrating experience. We at have put together a list...

Fender American Original ’60s Jaguar

KEY FEATURES Lacquer Finished Alder Body Bound Neck Mid-‘60s C Neck Profile Modern 9.5” Neck Radius Pure Vintage ’62 Jaguar Pickups Lead/Rhythm Circuit with...