Lots of free acoustic music lessons!
June 29, 2007 9:51 AM   Subscribe

MusicMoose wants "to provide the world with free, useful music lessons, and a community based site to help back it all up." The site contains hundreds of free video music lessons (often containing notation and/or tablature) with a distinct focus on acoustic and bluegrass music, all taught by some pretty badass pickers (including the astonishingly good mandolin shredder Anthony Hannigan). There are also obligatory but very useful forums. Takeaway: the whole thing is free and you don't have to register to watch the lessons.
posted by kosem (15 comments total) 38 users marked this as a favorite
This does nothing for my crusade for castanets mastery. NOTHING.

Though it certainly is going to elminate almost all of the hindrances in my banjo progress. A bajillion thanks.
posted by hermitosis at 9:58 AM on June 29, 2007

No concertina lessons, either. I am appalled.
posted by Faint of Butt at 10:01 AM on June 29, 2007

posted by Jofus at 10:06 AM on June 29, 2007

What's great about this for me now is that the mandolin lessons (I'm a very green and untalented mandolin player) track my own private lessons, so I can try and play along with the frustratingly long-fingered Hannigan while he flies through the tunes I'm learning right now, which is super, super helpful.
posted by kosem at 10:09 AM on June 29, 2007

Mary demonstrates her castanets.


posted by kosem at 10:13 AM on June 29, 2007

No jew's harp? Bah.
posted by cortex at 10:23 AM on June 29, 2007

Wow, thank you! This is fantastic.
posted by Knicke at 10:24 AM on June 29, 2007

Cool! When I am done with this, I will be the best Electric Lead Triangle player in the WORLD!

(great resource)
posted by Devils Rancher at 10:40 AM on June 29, 2007

My crumhorn gathers dust in the corner mocking me with its silence.
posted by Floydd at 10:55 AM on June 29, 2007 [1 favorite]

I'd like to buy the world a Coke™.
posted by dhartung at 11:01 AM on June 29, 2007

Cool! This will supplement my fiddle technique nicely.
posted by invitapriore at 11:12 AM on June 29, 2007

Thanks ... now I'm off to ebay to find a used banjo.
posted by itchylick at 11:38 AM on June 29, 2007

Cool. But no bass guitar? Pity...
posted by The Card Cheat at 11:40 AM on June 29, 2007

Wind instruments for beginners.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:07 PM on June 29, 2007

No old-time banjo, so nothing to see here ...
posted by scruss at 4:10 PM on June 29, 2007

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