Tag Archives: Mandolin

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

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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

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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

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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

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