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A member of the lute family, the mandolin is a versatile stringed instrument that can be found in many genres, including American folk, bluegrass, classical and even punk. If you're thinking about learning how to play the mandolin, you're in luck. A seemingly endless array of music has been composed for the mandolin, which means there's also a wide variety of tablature available. In this catalog alone, you'll discover songbooks for beginners and advanced mandolinists, guides for improving your technique and much more. Whether you're interested in playing holiday staples, Disney songs, Bob Dylan hits - you name it, the mandolin tablature for you is most likely waiting in these pages.
So without further hesitation, let's jump into some options. For those who are just starting out, check out a best seller like the Alfred The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bluegrass Mandolin Favorites Book & 2 CDs. Loaded with techniques and concepts taught by Bluegrass virtuoso Dennis Caplinger, this book and 2 CD set has everything you need to kick start your mandolin journey. Another great choice for beginners is the Alfred The Big Easy Mandolin TAB Songbook. Boasting 62 amazing songs all arranged for mandolin, this book is loaded with well-known rock, pop, country, jazz and Christmas songs from The Beatles, Van Halen, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Green Day and many more.
As we mentioned earlier, you'll even find a Bob Dylan mandolin chord songbook. Containing full lyrics and easy-to-read chord boxes, Hal Leonard's The Bob Dylan Mandolin Chord Songbook has all your favorite Dylan songs like "Forever Young", "Like a Rolling Stone" and "All Along the Watchtower". While you're at it, turn your attention to the Hal Leonard O Brother, Where Art Thou Mandolin Tab Songbook. Ideal for beginner and advanced players alike, this collection features both note-for-note transcribed mandolin solos and arrangements of melody lines for 11 songs from the Grammy-winning Album of the Year.
We could spend all day delving into each option separately, by why not dive in and see them for yourself? This selection of mandolin tablature comes to you from the world's most respected music publishers, so whatever you go with, the results will be sure to please you. No doubt, with this mandolin tablature in your arsenal, you'll be impressing friends and family with your incredible skills in no time.