First Lessons Flatpicking Guitar (Book + Online Audio/Video)
99973M
This new book is perfect for beginners, players with a little experience and guitarists who want a good grounding in the flatpicking style. Using popular American fiddle tunes, Joe introduces the important basics of good flatpicking including pick direction, fingering, and hand position. The accompanying online audio and video provides a clear performance of each exercise and tune. An introduction to playing up the neck in closed positions is included as well as several of Joe's own advanced arrangements of ...more
Product Number:
99973M
Format:
Book + Online Audio/Video
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
40
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8795-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-8795-4
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/22/2015
This new book is perfect for beginners, players with a little experience and guitarists who want a good grounding in the flatpicking style. Using popular American fiddle tunes, Joe introduces the important basics of good flatpicking including pick direction, fingering, and hand position. The accompanying online audio and video provides a clear performance of each exercise and tune. An introduction to playing up the neck in closed positions is included as well as several of Joe's own advanced arrangements of jam session favorites. Includes: Wildwood Flower, Soldier's Joy, Red Haired Boy, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Old Joe Clark, Salt Creek and more.

• Perfect for beginners, players with a little experience and guitarists wanting good grounding in flatpicking style.
• Uses popular American fiddle tunes.
• Introduces basics of good flatpicking pick direction fingering and hand position.
• Companion online audio and video of all exercises and tunes.
About the Author/Introduction
Equipment
Tuning
Capo Use Chart
Choosing a Flatpick
Basic Alternating Picking Rules
Basic Chords
Left Hand Techniques
Pull Offs
Bass Strum Pull-off Exercise
Slides
Licks and Runs
The Carter Style
"Wildwood Flower"
Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes
"Old Joe Clark" 1, 2, and 3
"Arkansas Traveler"
"Red Haired Boy"
"Whiskey Before Breakfast"
Developing Speed
Basic Open Major Scales
Fingerboard Note Chart
Chords
Fingering
Syncopation
Jam Session Favorites
"Cripple Creek"
"Temperance Reel"
"Ragtime Annie
"Salt River"
Playing Up the Neck
"Whiskey Before Breakfast"
Second position "A" Scale
"Red Haired Boy" 1 and 2
Crosspicking
"Wildwood Flower" Crosspicking
"Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
Advanced Arrangements
"Blackberry Blossom"
"Bill Cheatham"
Conclusion
Series: First Lessons
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