Expanding rhythmic options for the picking hand by moving beyond the basic boom chuck and alternating bass strum patterns by integrating some new tricks and patterns. Learn new ways to make your rhythmic playing more interesting and driving and get the fe
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- All right, well we've discussed…different picking styles earlier…in some of the single note basic approaches,…and we discussed what eighth notes are,…and straight eights and swung eights,…and dotted, however you want to look at that,…and we're gonna bring some of that,…we're gonna expand what we've talked about…with the right hand.…So far, for rhythm we've discussed the boom-chuck thing.…(guitar playing)…And the alternate bass.…(guitar playing)…Now to add to this, we've got this foundation so far.…
To add interest, now we're gonna ...…The basic idea, we're gonna look at the back of the bar.…One, two, three, four.…And the idea is to add a bit of a strum,…a bit of interest and the reason this is there.…We're gonna do this, if you think about…some of the drive of bluegrass and some of the faster tunes…and the way it doesn't really speed up,…but it just has that forward drive all the time.…So what bluegrass rhythm players are doing…to kinda enhance that, is you're basically…adding some eighth notes at the end of the bar.…
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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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