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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 in 5 seperate packs, with full supplemental material.
28 custom play along tracks are included for effective practice.
All lessons are filmed in 4k with 7 cameras and delivered in 1080p.
Guided practice for the core techniques for developing guitarists.
All tabs and notation included in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.
Unlimited downloads. Save all files and own them for life.
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This Toolkit is suited for guitarists of all skill levels who are interested in delveing deeper into the fingerstyle or folk genres.
This Toolkit Contains the Following:
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.
4k & 1080p
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.
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.
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.
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.
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