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Joe K. Walsh and Grant Gordy: “Little White Lies”
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a great standard with his long-time musical collaborator in the Peghead Nation studio.
By: Dan Gabel
August 18, 2023
 

Peghead Nation instructor Joe K. Walsh and guitarist Grant Gordy are longtime musical collaborators. They have recently marked 20 years of creating music together in configurations including their own duo, members of  Mr Sun (with Darol Anger and Adrian O’Donnell), and many other bands and projects. They were recently in the Peghead Nation studio shooting lessons for Joe’s new course Swing and Jazz Mandolin and during that shoot, they treated us to this take of ”Little White Lies,” written in 1930 by Walter Donaldson, and recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Dick Haymes, and many others.

Swing and Jazz Mandolin Joe K WalshIn Swing and Jazz Mandolin, you’ll learn to play swing and jazz melodies and classic solos from jazz legends like Lester Young, Miles Davis, and Django Reinhardt, as well as swing mandolinists like Tiny Moore and Jethro Burns. For each song, you’ll learn the melody and a solo, along with tips on technique, phrasing, and improvisation. Joe will be adding new material to this course each month. Check out his course introduction video on the main Swing and Jazz Mandolin page.

To learn mandolin from Joe, enroll in his Advancing MandolinistBluegrass Mandolin Jam FavoritesOctave MandolinImprovising for Mandolin and Fiddle, or Swing and Jazz Mandolin courses, and use promo code JoeLand at checkout and get your first month free!

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