This six Week Class begins at 7:00pm EDT and lasts one hour.
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We will begin by understanding the parts of the guitar, reading chord charts, basic rhythm strumming patterns, our first chords and travel to alternating bass patterns, bass walks, you will learn most all of your basic chords and begin to see how song patterns fit together making playing rhythm guitar easier to understand and play with others.
No prior experience necessary.
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Developing speed and dynamics in rhythm, creating bass walks and runs, transposing songs into keys you can sing them in, understanding closed position chords and how to play them easily, transposing chords, understanding the Nashville Numbers System and much more. Bluegrass Rhythm and Starting Swing.
This class will get the guitarist started in the world of flatpicking. Some basic chord knowledge is needed. You should know and be able to change somewhat comfortably your G, C and D chords and that's it.
This class picks up (Down Up) where the 101 left off. Also suited for folks that have a few tunes under their belt.
We will explore and use fiddle tunes and Bluegrass and Gospel vocals as tools to learn new techniques. We will explore new melodies and learning to play in different keys other than G and C. Harmonic Scales, interchangeable runs and licks, Use of the capo, slides, hammer ons and pull offs will be the norm,
Starting to play in different positions and up the neck in higher registers and much more.
This class picks up where the Lead 103 leaves off with a smooth, continuous learning pattern of Flatpicking. We will learn new songs used to understand crosspicking, pattern licks and runs, scales in songs, beginning improvising, new right and left hand techniques and much more.
We will be working on tunes that increase speed and inspire improvisational skills. Working with written materials but increasing our ear training through great tunes along with Bill Monroe, Doc Watson and Kenny Baker influence.
We will be doing more up the neck work along with understanding more about chord shapes and positions.
The student should have completed the Lead 201, 202 and 203 Series
The student should have completed the Level 200 Series in order to join this class.
The materials in this class will be the same as in Upper Intermediate 2A
Decide which is best for you by time slot and if you want to take a double dose of Steve in one night.....