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    Banjo Kentucky Mandolin tab

    Scruggs Style

    Bill Monroe

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      Gm
    • Tempo
      120 bpm
    • Tuning
      gDGAD

    This is a great Monroe instrumental. The arrangement is a simplified version of the classic break as played by Lamar Grier. After getting a handle on the basic arrangement, check out the licks for some more Scruggs Style riffs, and Lamar Grier licks.

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More about Kentucky Mandolin

In every Tunefox tablature arrangement you'll find measures where you can switch out licks to see different options to use for your improvisation. This feature is called the Lick Switcher. How do you find the Lick Switcher? Look for text that says "Original Measure" over different measures in the Kentucky Mandolin tab you are learning and click on that text. It'll open up the Lick Switcher where you can select a substitute measure for that spot in the song. You'll find that there are different styles of licks like Scruggs, Melodic, Bluesy, and more. Want to see a completely different version of this song? Click on "Shuffle Licks" on the bottom of tool panel to randomly shuffle the licks in the song.

Be sure to check out all of the great learning tools that Tunefox has to offer such as "Hide Notes", "Memory Train", and "Speed Up". These tools can be found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. Want to learn some of Kentucky Mandolin by ear? Use "Hide Notes" to hide some or all of the notes in the tablature. Once you’re finished learning with the tab use the "Memory Train" tool to commit the song to memory. Then practice with "Speed Up" to improve your technique and speed in no time.

Use the Tunefox backing tracks to practice the solo you’re working on or improvising over the chord changes for Kentucky Mandolin. The backing tracks are recorded samples of real instruments to help simulate practicing with an actual band. You can adjust the volume of the instrument, band, and metronome to your liking.

Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Kentucky Mandolin using the Lick Switcher, export your arrangement to a PDF file so you can print it out and take it with you. This is a member-only feature.