Fred Sokolow (b.1945)

First 15 Lessons

A Beginner's Guide, Featuring Step-By-Step Lessons with Audio, Video, and Popular Songs!

for: Mandolin

Study book (with guitar tabs), online media

Item no.779353
Author/ComposerFred Sokolow
Scope32 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2021
Publisher/ProducerHal Leonard
Producer No.HL00289021
11.80 €
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (Germany )
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The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within.

Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online tuner and metronome! This mandolin book features video and print lessons by world-renowned author Fred Sokolow on: mandolin fundamentals, music reading, tuning, chords, scales & basic theory, strumming, arpeggios, double stops, moveable chop chords, sawing & tremolo, and chord/melody playing. You also get to strum & pluck along with 28 songs.


  • (They Call It) Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday Blues)
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Arkansas Traveler
  • Blue Moon Of Kentucky
  • Careless Love
  • Hallelujah
  • Happy Birthday To You
  • Hey Jude
  • Home On The Range
  • House Of The Rising Sun
  • I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
  • I'll Fly Away
  • Jamaica Farewell
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door
  • Little Brown Jug
  • Maggie May
  • Mister Sandman
  • Mr. Tambourine Man
  • Rocky Top
  • Sailors Hornpipe
  • Stand By Me
  • Take Me Out To The Ball Game
  • The Godfather (Love Theme)
  • They're Red Hot
  • Turkey In The Straw
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken