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.
In this video I compare 3 different triangular guitar picks from Hense Picks. I let you listen to melody playing, chord strumming and some swing chords. The picks I’m testing are: -Triangle 1,4mm MNT140 Midnight, -Triangle HSK Happy Turtle Pick 1,4 mm, -Triangle Cream Speedy 1,4mm.
This is a short sample from the ”Nordic Symphonic”-concert with the folk music trio Nordic and Dalasinfoniettan at Magasinet, Falun in April 2018. Conductor: Karl Johan Ankarblom: Video by Simon Hjortek. The music played is a sample from the piece ”Döden”.
I got a very nice gift from my dad this summer, the Levin Sisters, 100 years old! In this video I want to introduce my new Levin Parlour guitars.
This is a short sample from the ”Nordisk Eldfest”-concert with the folk music trio Nordic and Dalasinfoniettan at Magsinet, Falun in April 2018. Conductor: Karl Johan Ankarblom: Photos by Mats Omne. The music played is a sample from the piece ”Sigrid and Småfolket”.
In this video I talk about mandolin microphones and the setup I use for live concerts. We will listen to my DPA 4099 clip on mic, my K&K Mandolin Twin transducers and my DTar Solstice preamp/blender. Links to tech products in the bottom of description. There´s also a short music example with me playing with my band Nordic and Dalasinfoniettan. That video clip is made by Simon Hjortek.
In this mandolin video lesson it´s me, Magnus Zetterlund, showing you how to play Silkesvalsen (the Silk Waltz). This is a traditional dance tune from Älvdalen, Sweden. I play a Phoenix Neo Bluegrass mandolin. This is a series of videos that I see as an introduction to Nordic folk music played on mandolin.
Watch my new video to hear my comments about Mandolin Mondays. I will give you my favourite MM-video recommendation too.
This week I´m very honored to be featured at Mandolin Mondays! It´s a very cool YouTube channel hosted by David Benedict that every week presents mandolin music from various players. Check it out!
I play one of my Nordic dance tunes, it´s Silkesvalsen (the Silk Waltz), a traditional fiddle tune from Sweden that dates back to 19th century.
Next week i will publish a tutorial for the same tune on my own youtube channel.
Learn how to play the chords and accompaniment for Bluegrass Mandolin classic ”Jerusalem Ridge” by Bill Monroe and Kenny Baker. I got this version from Tim O´Brien and Chris Thile. It´s a series of three videos where I will teach you the melody and the chords for this song.
Now we re releasing the album Swede Hollow by Malin Foxdal Trio. In this video I let you take part of one day in the studio.
Now we´re releasing the album Swede Hollow by Malin Foxdal Trio. Here I let you take part of one day in the studio.
Learn how to play the one finger mandolin chord. I got this technique from Wayne Benson. It´s the open A5 chord that I use all the time. So do other modern players like Chris Thile, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall etc. Here I will show you the secret trick!
Learn how to play Bluegrass Mandolin classic ”Jerusalem Ridge” by Bill Monroe and Kenny Baker. I learned this version from Tim O´Brien. It´s a series of three videos where I will teach you the melody and the chords for this song. In the first video I show you how to play A and B-part. You will find the TABs for this transcription at the MandolinStudies page.
Gjermund Larsen Trio (Norway) and Nordic (Sweden), performing the tune Vals Assai by Gjermund Larsen. The video is from the performance at the festival Mai Jazz in Stavanger, Norway, May 4th 2018 in St. Petri Kirke.