This tune is heard in several different keys, depending on the musician and instrumentation. This particular arrangement of Black Mountain Rag teaches you to play the melody in the key of A.
This arrangement of Black Mountain Rag builds upon the beginner version with more pentatonic licks in the A section. Watch out for those double stops in the B section!
You’ll find a lot of nifty pull-offs in the the A section of this version of Black Mountain Rag to give it a unique flair. Practice tip: Isolate each measure and play with the metronome to focus on precision and evenness of tone.