Having just learned a variety of new ways to play rhythm and embellish your playing, in this lesson Bryan explains how to best use these tools. Underlying concepts and common sense ideas, how to think about phrasing, and how to best serve the music.
- We're up to a point now talking about rhythm,…where we've discussed lots of basic ways to play rhythm,…little more advanced, little more enhanced…ways to play rhythm and ways to think about things.…And so it sort of begs the next level of question is,…and how do I use this in a song?…Or when do I use these things in a tune?…I've given you a lot of tools, if you will,…to apply to bluegrass rhythm at this point.…
So again, I've got some tunes coming up…that we're gonna look at specific instances…of what to use, but I thought it'd be good…to have a little bit of talk here…just about some of the underlying concepts…of what's going on here.…And if you think about it,…bluegrass rhythm is kind of like…it's own little improvisational world…compared to soloing, which uses a lot of knowledge…of fingerboard and getting all around…and thinking of musical, melodic ideas.…
Rhythm is kind of its own improvisation,…it's own little dance within that,…and some of the common sense ideas…that I wanna try to impart are going to be…
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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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