An expanded intermediate version of John Hardy that will help develop comfort playing in different voicings, enhancing the melody by varying chord shape choices.
- The next tune on the list we have here is John Hardy.…We've discussed Dark Hollow and Tennessee Waltz,…which are lighter tunes to play,…more of a melodic base kind of thing.…This is gonna be one of the first opportunities…to really get into more, we talked about…different bluegrass voicings, and how to enhance a melody…with just the chord shape that we choose to use.…But the same, all the other sort of strumming kind of ideas…we're gonna use, and think about the phrasing…as you listen to this, listen for the melody…and listen for what's inside the melody,…and at the end of the phrases, and how different…sections are defined, and how I can hopefully…help enhance that.…
So here's John Hardy.…One, two, three.…("John Hardy")…Alright, that was a pretty hard driving version…of John Hardy there.…
One of the first things I noticed about that…is the melody...…("John Hardy")…Starts on the C chord, you have the quick kind of…F and back to C, dictated by the melody.…("John Hardy")…Or...…("John Hardy")…You know, for bluegrass voicing.…
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- Intermediate bluegrass guitar techniques
- Intermediate fretting
- Hammer-ons and pull-offs in G, C, and D
- Intermediate rhythm exercises
- Playing intermediate bluegrass tunes
- Opening up the fretboard with expanded scales and chord exercises
Skill Level Beginner
1. Intermediate Right and Left Hand Technique
2. Intermediate Rhythm and Concepts
3. Intermediate Bluegrass Tunes 1
4. Expanded Scales to Open Up the Fretboard
5. Fretboard Expansion Exercises
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