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In this lesson, you'll learn a simple picking pattern combined with some variations of the G, C, and D chords that provide a "down-home" simple feel. You can use these new chords and this pattern in a variety of ways!
In this lesson, you will learn the very last lick to complete bluegrass song number 1! After this lesson, you will be able to play through the entire flat picking progression, and you will have a great tune in your repertoire.
You will learn the third part of this great bluegrass flat picking song. This section builds on the previous two and even has a familiar part of the song built in to the lick. You're almost there. Only one more section to go!
You will learn the second part of this great bluegrass flat picking song. It is comprised of the next few sections played at varying speeds, so you can learn each section and increase speed as you go! Connect this with the previous lesson and you will have a lot of the song down already!
You will learn the first part of this great bluegrass flat picking song. It is comprised of 3 sections played at varying speeds, so you can learn each section and increase speed as you go!
In this weekly lesson you will learn some basics about flat picking, which is kind of a like soloing to bluegrass music. Even if you don't really like bluegrass, this style of playing will make you a faster and more controlled guitarist!
Learn the most common licks used in bluegrass music. Both licks are in the key of G. One will help you intro into a song, and the second will help you finish a song!
In this lesson you will learn how to really make your bluegrass picking shine! This is an advanced lesson on how to apply fast-flat picking with alternating bass notes to a given chord. There are a few simple techniques that will help develop this unique style.
In this lesson you will learn a very common strum pattern used by bluegrass players. It has a happy "bouncing back and forth sound," because the bass note alternates on each beat. Learn how to play this strum pattern as well as how to determine which bass note to choose when alternating.
In this lesson, you will learn a strum pattern that is in 2/4 time and will work great for bluegrass music. As you progress with this strum pattern, you will be able to more easily progress into more advanced strum patterns used in bluegrass music.