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Salt Creek mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Salt Creek is another classic fiddle tune. This tune is unique because of the flat 7 chord. In the key of A, the b7 is a G chord which makes the tune have a bluesy edge.

    • Key A
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • In the B section of this arrangement of Salt Creek you’ll be stretching out your hand a bit to the 9th fret. You can use your ring finger for this stretch. It may be helpful to learn your A major scale in preparation for learning this melody.

    • Key A
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • More notes and longer lines make up this version of Salt Creek, and the B section requires a lot of shifting, which is a fun challenge. Make sure you play with that metronome and backing tracks!

    • Key A
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Salt Creek Mandolin song

Mandolin Salt Creek tab

Learn how to play Salt Creek from a very basic level. With the beginner tab you’ll learn the melody of this song. Using this tab is a great way to set a solid foundation for your development on the mandolin. After you have completed the beginner version get cracking on the intermediate and advanced versions of Salt Creek tabs. These arrangements still follow the melody line but a little more technique is required to get them down.

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 Salt Creek tab loops.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Salt Creek, 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 Salt Creek, 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 Salt Creek. You can mix the volume of mandolin, full band, and metronome to whatever level you’d like.

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