Here’s my favorite tune from my e-book "Nordic Folk Mandolin - 10 traditional tunes".
In this video it´s me, Magnus Zetterlund, performing a Scandinavian traditional polska on mandolin and guitar. This is Polska after Juringius, Sweden. I play a Phoenix Neo Bluegrass mandolin and a Collings OM2H guitar. This is a series of videos that I see as a introduction to Nordic folk music played on mandolin and guitar.
Here’s my best exercise for mandolin to build precision and speed. The Fast Finger Bounce is great to develop your mandolin technique and works great as a warm up thing.
In this vlog style mandolin lesson I’m showing you my best warm up exercise for mandolin. The Fast Finger Bounce is great to develop control, precision and speed.
I take you backstage at a concert with Nordic and Musica Vitae, Växjö January 2019.
Folk music trio Nordic and Norrlandsoperans Symfoniorkester in Umeå, December 2015. Conductor and music arranger: Karl Johan Ankarblom. The music played is ”Sigrid och Småfolket”.
In this video lesson I’m answering your questions about my free chord charts. Movable three string shapes. Major 7th, Minor 7th, Dominant 7th chords.
How to move these chords around?
What about the 3rd in the chord?
How to play 9th chords?
Are there specific Jazz Patterns?
Here is a video with Swedish Mandolin Mafia playing a traditional Finnish marsch, Peli-Jussin Syömämarssi. The group is lead by Magnus Zetterlund (Sweden) and Petri Hakala (Finland).
The video was recorded at outdoor rehearsal and live concert in Järna, Sweden, August 2018.
Video by Sandra Eriksson. https://www.sandraeriksson.nu
This years MANDOLIN festival Brogärde/Järna, Mandolin Festival is happening August 10-11, 2019.
In this video lesson I’m showing you how to play movable 3-string Jazz Chords on mandolin. Major 7th, Minor 7th, Dominant 7th chords. I demonstrate it for I got Rhythm, Swing 42, Fly Me to the Moon. We work on the shapes for Dm7-G7-Cmaj7.
There’s also free Jazz Mandolin Chord Charts to download at my website.
Click Here To Download Free Chord Charts.
In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you how to play an energetic an easy going Scandinavian traditional polka on mandolin. Perfect for beginners!
In this video I’m playing the Goldberg Variations no1 by Johan Sebastian Bach on mandolin. I also show how to use the technique of Back-chaining to speed up and improve the ability to memorizing music. Go download the free sheet music and TAB at my website if you want to play this fantastic piece that I first heard with Chris Thile and Mike Marshall.
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Go Here To Download Free - Sheet Music and TAB
Here is a energetic an easy going dance tune from Sweden. This is one of the tunes in my Nordic Folk Mandolin E-book, an introduction to the exciting styles and sounds of the Scandinavian traditional music.
Lately I’ve been playing the Goldberg Variations no1 by Johan Sebastian Bach on mandolin and if you’re also interested in that I do have some free sheet music and TAB’s for you. Also some secret tips how you can speed up the process of learning the piece. In the video there is also a short clip with my band Nordic playing the composition.
Malin Foxdal (vocals & octave mandolin) and Magnus Zetterlund (guitar) are performing 3 songs at a church concert in Bräkne/Hoby, Blekinge, Sweden. June 2018.
”I sing” music and lyrics: Malin Foxdal.
”Spelmannen” lyrics: Dan Andersson, music:Malin Foxdal
”I denna ljuva sommartid” Lyrics: from the Swedish hymn book, Music: Sofie Livebrandt
Now that winter is here, I want to share a memory from last summer. In this video it's me, Magnus Zetterlund (Sweden) and Petri Hakala (Finland) playing Kinnarin Polska(P.Hakala). The video was recorded at front porch jam and live concert in Järna, Sweden, August 2018.
In this mandolin video lesson I’m showing you how to play Hiljaiset Soinnut, a traditional wedding tune from Kaustinen, Finland.
In this video I try something new, making a duet version with guitar accompaniment to my mandolin melody. This is a tune called Hiljaiset Soinnut, a traditional wedding tune from Kaustinen, Finland. The mandolin tutorial for this tune is my next video upload. Enjoy!
My first attempt to put some of my nature footage in to my mandolin videos. It is a bit cheezy, I know, but I had lot of fun and learned some new camera and video tricks. :-)
In this video I compare different mandolin picks from Hense Picks. I let you listen to melody playing and chord strumming.