This is the second volume of the celebrated Bickford Mandolin Method. An excellent way to improve your rest stroke picking technique (i.e. Gypsy Picking) on the mandolin. Like the first volume, there is heavy emphasis on learning the rest stroke picking technique. Bickford has analyzed this technique in great detail. He explains many of the virtuosic techniques possible with rest strokes: Gliding (or sweep picking), various tremolo effects, alternate strokes, string crossing techniques, etc.
Mandolinists with a background in bluegrass and celtic music will be pleased to find numerous hornpipes, reels, and jigs throughout the book (with picking notation).
86 pages with over 100 examples
Now a Wegenpick in the shape and dimensions most popular with mandolin players. These picks greatly improve a mandolins tone and volume. Dimensions: 28.5mm long, thickness for the M150 is 1.5 mm. This model comes with 3 in a bag.
Dave Apollon (2CDS) The Man with the Mandolin
Jacob do Bandolim Mandolin Master of Brazil, Vol.1
Jacob do Bandolim Mandolin Master of Brazil, Vol.2