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New 2021 Guitarist Toolkit

Fingerstyle and Folk

Expand the melodic possibilities of your playing

To truly understand fingerstyle and folk music, you have to take a look back to the early roots of both of these genres. In this toolkit, we’ll go through this rich history and give you the skills to approach both playing styles with confidence. You’ll learn basic fingerpicking, harmonics, simple cowboy chords, crosspicking, alternating bass, percussive techniques, and open string strategies — everything needed to expand the melodic possibilities of your playing!

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63 Lessons

63 lessons in 5 seperate packs, with full supplemental material.

28 JamTracks

28 custom play along tracks are included for effective practice.

4k & 1080p

All lessons are filmed in 4k with 7 cameras and delivered in 1080p.

Core Topics

Guided practice for the core techniques for developing guitarists.

Tabs & GPX

All tabs and notation included in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.

Lifetime Access

Unlimited downloads. Save all files and own them for life.

This Toolkit Contains the Following:

Fingerstyle Genre Study

Complete Course: New for 2021

Explore the roots of fingerstyle guitar

In this pack, Trevor Gordon Hall will take you back in time, following the thread of events and influences that shaped contemporary fingerstyle guitar. He’ll explain how the Sears Catalog guitars suddenly made the instrument accessible to more people, inspiring new playing styles like the Delta blues. As you work your way from classical fingerstyle to more modern interpretations of this genre, you’ll learn how to weave the music theory concepts and playing techniques that you’ve learned into your own everyday practice.

17 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

In this pack you’ll learn the history of fingerstyle along with some basic music theory and a few playing techniques that’ll get you started in this genre.

Focus

Presented by Trevor Gordon Hall, we cover:
  • Learn about harmonics and how they’re used in fingerstyle guitar.
  • Start utilizing the independent thumb technique.
  • Learn new techniques like slap harmonics and palm kick hits.
  • Start putting together folk chord progressions.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Folk Genre Study

Complete Course: New for 2021

Meet the legends of folk music and try a few licks

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about folk music and its unique voices and playing styles. Taylor Sims will give you an overview of the history of American folk music while exploring the various types of playing this genre touches. You’ll also get familiar with folk legends like Stefan Grossman and Blind Blake who have inspired generations of guitar players.

16 Lessons

4k & 1080p

5 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

In this pack you’ll gain a greater appreciation of folk music and the iconic artists that paved the way for this playing style.

Focus

Presented by Taylor Sims, we cover:
  • Get a better understanding of the different types of folk music.
  • Learn ways to incorporate folk music into your own playing.
  • Practice a few folk strumming examples and fingerpicking patterns.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Fingerstyle Core Skills

Complete Course: New for 2021

Understand the core concepts and basic techniques of fingerstyle

When it comes to playing fingerstyle guitar, there are so many directions you can take. But it can be an intimidating style of playing! If you’re interested in fingerstyle but have no idea where to start, look no further than this pack. Trevor Gordon Hall helps you get your head wrapped around this much-loved skill by going through fingerpicking, harmonics and melodic concepts step-by-step to give you a core understanding of the techniques needed to get started on your fingerstyle journey.

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to give you a foundational understanding of fingerstyle guitar.

Focus

Presented by Trevor Gordon Hall, we cover:
  • Go through the basics of fingerpicking.
  • Learn percussion exercises and independent thumb exercises.
  • Start using open strings to expand melodic possibilities on guitar.
  • Learn about etudes and how the techniques learned in this course can be used to play them.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Folk & Americana Core Skills

Complete Course: New for 2021

Learn specific techniques to unlock your inner folk musician

If you’re interested in learning to play folk music it’s important to establish a basic understanding of the playing styles and techniques that make this genre what it is. In this pack, Austin Filingo will guide you through right hand techniques like fingerpicking, crosspicking, and hybrid picking. You’ll also learn split bars and bass notes, adding new dimensions to the same old chords you’re used to playing. Finally, you’ll put it all together with music theory concepts like intervals to fully replicate that unmistakable folk sound.

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

3 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to give you the building blocks to be able to play and create folk music.

Focus

Presented by Austin Filingo, we cover:
  • Go over various picking techniques.
  • Start learning how to solo over folk music using your ear.
  • Learn what “drone style playing” is and how to use it.
  • Learn how to use interval 3, 6, 10 and how these apply to folk playing.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Folk & Americana JamTracks

2021 JamTrack Pack

Practice your new skills by playing along with 20 folk-style JamTracks

This pack allows you to practice everything you’ve learned in this toolkit by providing 20 JamTracks for players of all skill levels. These tracks cover a variety of folk and country styles — both classic and modern — featuring jams for acoustic and electric guitars. You’ll get comfortable playing in different keys and tempos as you groove along to these professionally produced tracks. Presented by William Roberts & Alex Scott.

20 JamTracks

Stems Included

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to help you put your new skills into practice by letting you play along with 20 folk/country JamTracks.

Focus

Presented by Alex Scott, we cover:
  • Apply the various techniques you’ve learned throughout this toolkit.
  • Play at different tempos and in different keys.
  • Solo over tracks that embody the folk genre.
  • Start connecting the concepts to your own style of playing.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.
Fingerstyle and Folk

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