Mandolinist Bob Grant (The Bad Livers) presents a brand-new method covering everything a beginning bluegrass mandolinist needs to know - from holding the mandolin, through learning notes and chords, and playing complete bluegrass songs! Learn how to read standard notation and tablature, rhythm accompaniments, melodic-style playing, chords, tuning and much more. Includes 38-track CD with recordings of exercises and songs such as Old Joe Clark, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?, Man of Constant Sorrow, Red River Valley and 16 other songs (with lyrics included.) Includes an appendix of photo/picture chords for the mandolin. ©2006, Book & CD, 48 pages.