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Let's join acclaimed guitarist Nathan Whitney as we navigate through the different landscapes of modern country soloing. In this Flying Solo course, Nathan breaks down three types of solos into individual licks. We'll learn about Classic Country, Urban Melodies, and Country Fried Rock in a fresh and easy-to-follow way. So what are you waiting for? Time to get pickin'!
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Nathan will start off by breaking down classic country into four basic lick patterns. Next, we'll jump into Urban melodies where we will learn about how influential Keith Urban has been to modern country. And finally, we will wrap up with country-fried rock, here Nathan shows us how rock influenced the country of today that we all know and love.
In this introduction, Nathan discusses how the course is set up and why he created the course in this manner.
Now it's time to get started! In this lesson, we will focus on the ascending chromatic G run.
Let's upgrade our strumming with a focus on hybrid picking.
Here, we will dig further into the hybrid world by focusing on 3 and 6.
Finally, Nathan shows us how to play the G waterfall to round out our classic country solo.
Now it's time to put it all together to play our solo. It's country... with a twist.
In this lesson, Nathan breaks down the beginning of the Urban melody with a focus on the double stop.
Here, we will look at one of the iconic sounds from this country legend: the pentatonic drone.
Did you know that you can shred in a melodic way? Nathan breaks down how to do this in a brand new way.
Now it's time to look at our pivot points and how to incorporate them into our solo.
Let's pull it all together to play our Urban melodies solo!
Let's take a look at country music through the eyes of Chuck Berry!
Now we will focus on how to play the perfect high gain hybrid.
In this lesson, Nathan breaks down unison bends and how to tell whether you want them clean or saucy!
It's time to round out our solo with a finish that's in high gear.
You know the drill- let's put together all we have learned for this country fried rock solo!
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