3 hours of technique for mastering how to play American roots music.
If you're serious about delving into the roots of American music, then you have to first master fingerpicking. It is one of the most sought-after, intriguing, and challenging techniques for acoustic guitarists, which is why David Hamburger developed The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyling Method 2-DVD set. During the three hours of lessons he focuses on two essential fingerstyle approaches: alternating-bass "Travisâ? picking and steady-bass blues style. This carefully thought-out and expertly taught method starts at the most basic level, then progresses, lesson-by-lesson, as powerful new techniques - blues scales, walking bass lines, chord substitutions, double stops, moves up the neck and lots more - are added.
Each concept is followed up with a classic song or instrumental from the blues, country, folk and ragtime traditions: "John Henry," "Since I've Laid My Burden Down," "Delia," "Nobody's Fault But Mine," "Houston Blues," "Down in Navasota," "Alberta," "St. James Infirmary," "St. Louis Blues," "The Uptown Lowdown," "Rag Mama," "Hazleton," "St. Louis Blues" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic."
Follow David Hamburgers lead and, you'll be providing steady bass with your thumb while syncopating the treble notes with your other fingers like it's been something you've been doing for years.
This is a Level 2 book and includes a MUSIC and TAB.PDF.