Virtuoso bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Dennis Caplinger, with the able assistance of John Moore, Kenny Blackwell, and Bill Bryson, guides you through all the bluegrass basics and beyond. You'll learn classic bluegrass mandolin techniques, all in the context of classic bluegrass standards. Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis guides you through developing great backup parts, playing solos, and working with a bluegrass band. Learn technique through up-close camera angles. Play-along with a virtuoso bluegrass band and then try the "minus-one" play-along tracks. Printable PDF tab files make it easy to practice at your own pace, and the amazing performance footage will inspire you to attain new levels of musicianship.