Improve strength, muscle memory and access to more notes by expanding the major scales up the neck into the second position. Learning closed position scales allows moveable shapes that work around the neck. This lesson covers the key of G.
- Here we are, movin' on to more of the single…note playing concepts, lead playing,…for our intermediate level, and if you…looked at any of the basic stuff we covered,…major scales, pentatonic scales, and the…reason I think these are important,…especially for a flat picker, are the way,…practicing these things the right way...…Improves strength, muscle memory, and just overall…approach to good technique, and so the way…we're gonna expand now in the intermediate levels,…and if you haven't done this, you should go…back and review all the other scale forms that…we have in the basics level.…
And so, what we're gonna move to from here,…we're gonna start opening the door to the rest of the neck.…We've played a lot of open string bass kind of things,…and one of the things about guitar playing,…in jazz, you have players that don't wanna use…open strings, because they...…Everything needs to be mobile, and that's sort of…the beauty of playing in closed positions,…we're gonna call 'em, is that you can do the…same thing in one key and you can just move…
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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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