Welcome to my website. This is mainly a dumping ground for bits and pieces that I've taught at various classes, workshops etc. If you'd like to ask any questions about any of the material here, email me on martin@martinkmacdonald.com and I'll do my best to answer you.

Mandolin tunes

Ukulele songs

Guitar chord shapes for Calum's Road from workshop at Whitby Folk Week 2018

To view the opening sections of the first draft of a guide to music theory for mandolin players (complete with hilarious typos) click here. (This works on the latest versions of Chrome and Firefox but not on IE or Edge - I haven't checked any other browsers.)

For an app to help make sense of basic scales and modes as they apply to the the mandolin, click here.

For Jazz banjo chord geekery, click here.