Ron Greene's Music Dials - Banjo




The Mandolin Solo Dial instantly shows you 4 popular scales used to play great sounding mandolin solos in each key for all styles including bluegrass, pop, country, traditional, jazz, etc.

The 5 most commonly used scale patterns/positions are shown for the major scale, major pentatonic scale, relative minor scale and relative minor pentatonic scale.

The Back of the Dial is loaded with information and tips about playing great sounding mandolin solos and scales including a diagram showing all the notes on the violin/fiddle or mandolin neck.

The instructional CD for this dial contains both lessons and jam tracks. The lessons teach you the fundamentals of music and how to use the dial. The jam tracks provide you with the opportunity to practice using a wide variety of music styles and tempos in all popular major and minor keys.




Example for key of G major/ Em relative minor


Key of G:
Melodic sound: G major scale (black and white notes)

Key of Em:
Major sound: E realtive minor scale (black and white notes)

or G major pentatonic scale (black notes only)


or E relative minor pentatonic scale (black notes only)

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