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Petimar Press and are the home pages of mandolin and fiddle player Pete Martin. 

 Instruction books, videos and recordings.


Fiddle and Mandolin Lessons

Mandolin and Fiddle lessons in Seattle and Issaquah plus Skype to anywhere.  Many playing styles taught, bluegrass, old time, jazz, improvisation.  For sample lessons click the "videos" link below.  Pete is a very experienced teacher, having taught full time for over 40 years.



Instruction Books   

"These (books) are wonderful" - Mike Marshall

Books on music theory, old time fiddle tunes,  Texas style fiddle tunes, jazz, bluegrass double stops, and more.  Click the link for more information.



Instruction videos on many music subjects.  Tunes for fiddle and mandolin, improvisation for jazz and non jazz styles, music theory, practice hints, ergonomics for violin/fiddle and mandolin, traditional and original tunes played by Pete and friends, plus much more.  Subscribe to Pete's YouTube channel to see them all.




Jazz and bluegrass recordings by Pete