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As an eclectic and emotional style, country music is naturally infused with interesting chord progressions, powerful rhythms, and riffs that are so catchy they border on addictive. We break down twenty of the genre’s most powerful rhythmic ideas, teaching them in great detail alongside a professionally-produced backing track. Spanning both electric and acoustic, as well as several eras of music, there’s something for everyone to sink their teeth into!
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Tyler breaks down some key country rhythms that will span many sub-genres of the classic country genre! Each lesson contains fully downloadable notation for offline practice as well as an array of backing tracks covering many different BPMs!
Tyler Grant introduces us to "Essential Country Rhythms"!
Let's kick things off with this cornerstone of the country sound - the boom strum!
In this lesson, we'll cover another staple of country music rhythms - the backbeat chop!
Now let's tackle the instantly recognizable "Johnny Cash Shuffle"!
Now let's take a look at a tick-tock bassline.
Time to get another essential rhythm under our belt with the "Ray Price Shuffle"!
Here's some key electric guitar backbeats!
Now let's move on to one of the most used techniques in not only country music, but all of music - the walking bassline!
In this lesson, we cover the legendary "Buck Owens Strum".
Here, we take a look at an awesome electric rhythm riff from the one and only Don Rich!
Get out your dance shoes as we tackle an acoustic waltz!
Now let's flip the coin and take a look at an electric waltz rhythm!
We've boogied to some acoustic riffs now let's try our hand at some electric Boogie Woogie!
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a versatile shuffle rhythm.
Now it's time for some electric heavy shuffle rhythms!
Here's a great use of an arpeggio in this sweet acoustic ballad.
Now let's switch gears and check out these sustained chords for electric guitar!
Now let's check out this modern pop-country piece for acoustic guitar!
Now it's time for the electric version of our modern pop-country rhythm!
Let's close out the series with these modern pop-country arpeggios!
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Basic but the perfect starting point.
Best lesson so far that i could understand and play along.
I seem to understand this but need practice on strumming to beat ( metronome )
Tyler is great.