Flatpicking Bluegrass Guitar
New techniques for performing great sounding bluegrass standards. Includes detailed instructional tips at the beginning of each song. The accompanying CD includes recordings of every song, some with a slower, practice speed and one at performance speed. By the time you work to the end of the book you are playing songs that will challenge advanced players.
In this addition to Mel Bay's popular 'Getting Into' series, Flatpicking Guitar Magazine columnist Joe Carr presents an overview of the exciting flatpicking style in tablature and in music notation. Beginning with basic chords and strum patterns, this book/online audio combination covers Carter style, fiddle tunes crosspicking, floating, improvisation and much more! Special sections address pick direction, pentatonic scales, dropped D tuning and how to read standard music on the guitar.
Media Type : BookLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : BluegrassNumber of pages : 104A comprehensive method for learning to play guitar in the bluegrass flatpicking style. The first part includes instruction on tuning, reading notation and tablature, learning chords from diagrams, bass runs, left and right hand techniques, plus short pieces and studies. The second part offers dozens of progressively arranged solos in standard notation and tablature with suggested accompaniment chord symbols.
Eric Thompson teaches the exciting art of crosspicking, which is an exhilarating flatpicking technique that is an essential part of every bluegrass guitarist's arsenal. Utilizing repeated patterns on three-string groups, crosspicking captures the bounce o