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Fretmentor’s 3rd Annual Workshop – A Bucket List Item
Alan Munde, Byron Berline & Jim Hurst Fretmentor’s Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar, & Mandolin Workshop Lake Worth, Florida Almost everyone has a bucket list and I guess you can add my first meeting with Alan Munde, Byron Berline and Jim Hurst … Continue reading
Posted in Banjo, Fiddle, Fretmentor News, Guitar, Mandolin, News & Events, Uncategorized Tagged Alan Munde, Banjo, Byron Berline, Fiddle, Fretmentor Workshop, Guitar, Jim Hurst, Mandolin 1 Comment
Mandolins From A to F
Today when you go to a music store specializing in stringed instruments, you will see a variety mandolins by different instrument makers. They may come in different wood finishes and colors, yet the styles have remained the same for many … Continue reading
Posted in History, Mandolin Tagged A Style Mandolin, F Style Mandolin, Mandolin, Orville Gibson 12 Comments
Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin – Which is the Easiest to Play?
Whether I am performing on stage or teaching in the classroom, I frequently get the following question “Which instrument is the easiest to play; the Banjo, Guitar, or Mandolin?” Banjo For the banjo player, there are various styles that you … Continue reading
Posted in Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin Tagged Banjo, fretted instruments, Guitar, Mandolin 13 Comments
Welcome to Fretmentor’s Blog
I welcome you to an insightful blog for, and about the fretted instrumentalist. My blog focuses on the banjo, guitar and mandolin. These three instruments have been a part of my life for many years. Music is my passion and … Continue reading
Posted in Fretmentor News Tagged Banjo, fretmentor, Fretmentor's Blog, Guitar, Mandolin, music instruction 2 Comments