Bluegrass Guitar - Flat Picking Guitar Techniques is designed for those who already know the basics and can already play chords and rhythm. It's recommended that first time beginners work throu... Read More
Bluegrass Guitar - Flat Picking Guitar Techniques is designed for those who already know the basics and can already play chords and rhythm. It's recommended that first time beginners work through SMP's Beginning Acoustic Guitar before starting this one. Interactive menus provide instant access to all lesson chapters so you can save time while mastering the elements of Bluegrass style guitar. You can use the jump back button on your remote control for a quick review. See how fun and easy it is to play Bluegrass style guitar in front of your own TV. Your own private interactive DVD teacher is here to patiently guide you each exciting step along the way.
Several months of valuable lessons are packed into this single easy-to-navigate DVD. The songs are demonstrated slowly, phrase by phrase with split screen close-ups so you can see exactly how to play them. Bass and rhythm guitar accompaniment is provided for songs at normal speed and at a slower speed so you can play along. A handy booklet is included with exact transcriptions of songs and playing techniques in tablature.
After a quick review of the basics, you'll learn how to combine melody note picking with chord strums to create full sounding arrangements to a variety of popular Bluegrass songs. Then you'll progress into open scale flat picking and apply hammers, pull-offs, slides, and string bending to develop flashy lead picking solos. As you advance, you'll learn cross picking breaks that you can apply to previously learned tunes. Then you'll top it all off by learning several Bluegrass style endings. Approximate running time: 60 minutes
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Comments about Specialty Music Productions Bluegrass Guitar - Flat Picking Guitar Techniques (DVD):
For those of you that enjoy bluegrass music and are looking to add that bluegrass technique to your acoustic guitar repetoire, I highly suggest getting this DVD. I picked it up a few months ago and I still can't believe how much that I've learned. The interactive main menu allows to jump to any lesson that you want and get right into playing and the DVD itself provides a great visual aid in learning and understanding the technique. Pick up a copy today and surprise all of you friends at your next backyard jam session.
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