New tab added–Grant Street Rock. This is a tune I wrote for this year’s 4th annual Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us. It is a slinky tune w/ lots of syncopation. As was last year’s tune (Grant Street Blues–also on the tab page), it’s named after one of the Camp’s sponsors and seat […]
Well, many of you will now benefit from the work put into this year’s mandolin camp. I have posted tabs to Zeppelin’s The Rain Song (my most requested tune to tab), AC/DC’s Back in Black, Cream’s Sunshine of Your Love, and Paul McCartney’s Live and Let Die. These each demonstrate that with some forethought and understanding of your instrument, you […]
The 2014 Richter Mandolin Camp is now over. It’s 4th year was a success with co-instruction from Don Julin and 23 attendees from around the country, coming as far as New Mexico and Colorado. The camp spent much time on developing musical identity, learning the mandolin fretboard, jamming for dummies, how to arrange […]
Newly released for iPad and Macintosh is Richter Mandolin: Postmodern Blues, Rock & Alt-Folk Mandolin. In Richter Mandolin: Postmodern Blues, Rock & Alt-Folk Mandolin, mandolinist Jim Richter shares insights and techniques that punctuate his style of blues, rock, and folk mandolin. Key to this edition are three chapters that address stylistic development, motivation, and self-conceptualization as a […]
2nd Edition Now Available as a PDF Digital Download (without iPad edition media) With the soon-to-be-released Edition 3 of the Richter Mandolin iBook on iTunes, I am now offering Edition 2 as an immediate digital download. It has everything from the iPad version of Edition 2 except for the media files. Price is $5 (immediate digital download-14MB)
Playing around w/ Fender mandocaster, Marshall Class 5 (mini plexi), octave pedal, and Fulltone univibe clone (original larger version). I’ll have tab posted soon of Hey Joe and Purple Haze.
Thanks to everyone who has kept Mandopoly in the top 100 downloaded MP3 albums on Amazon! 7 days in the top 100! This album, and it’s sister “In-Tuition: Blues,” are currently my lifeline to doctoral funding. Thanks again for being willing to listen to very intimate part of who I am while concurrently realizing this […]
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The 2013 Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us is full. However, I am keeping a waiting list. If you wish your name to be added, please email me. It is possible more spots may be opened in the future.