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Cherokee Shuffle mandolin tabs & chords

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  • This is a basic melody arrangement of Cherokee Shuffle so you can start working with the metronome on your timing. Once you feel good about that, move on to the intermediate version to add in more melody notes.

    • Key A
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • Here you’ll start to see the melody become more bluegrassy. You’ll hear more for the trademark licks that make this such a great jam tune.

    • Key A
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This arrangement of Cherokee Shuffle includes more long, flowing lines similar to how a professional mandolinist like Adam Steffy would play the melody.

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Cherokee Shuffle Mandolin song

Learn how to play the melody of Cherokee Shuffle with the beginner mandolin tab on Tunefox. From there you can work your way up to the intermediate and advanced arrangements, which feature an emphasis on technical playing while still holding true to that original melody.

Need some practice help? Tunefox has several unique learning tools to keep your practice interesting and fun. Use the tempo slider to find the perfect tempo for you to practice at. When you’ve found it, test your speed with the “Speed Up” function, which will steadily increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop. When you’re ready to get off the tab, use Memory Train to increasingly hide notes each time Cherokee Shuffle tab loops.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Cherokee Shuffle, try switching out the licks in the song to learn about improvisation and creativity. You can do this by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher, which features hand-crafted licks built specifically for each tab. If you’re looking to spice up the entire arrangement of Cherokee Shuffle, click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar.

Need to work on jamming? Use the Tunefox backing tracks, which are included with each arrangement of Cherokee Shuffle. You can mix the volume of mandolin, full band, and metronome to whatever level you’d like.

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