Getting Into Travis Guitar Picking (eBook + Online Audio)
20804BCDEB

This book will enlighten Merle Travis enthusiasts and fingerstyle pickers alike. It will take you from an ordinary way of playing fingerstyle guitar to the extraordinary technique that Merle brought to the world. Based on the author's personal lessons from Merle himself, this book provides the beginning to intermediate guitarist with a look into his techniques, riffs, and rolls. Includes in-depth studies on how Merle used his right-hand techniques and left-hand chords to play with his thumb over the neck...more

Product Number:
20804BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
88
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5231-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5231-5
Series:
Getting Into
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/17/2010

This book will enlighten Merle Travis enthusiasts and fingerstyle pickers alike. It will take you from an ordinary way of playing fingerstyle guitar to the extraordinary technique that Merle brought to the world. Based on the author's personal lessons from Merle himself, this book provides the beginning to intermediate guitarist with a look into his techniques, riffs, and rolls. Includes in-depth studies on how Merle used his right-hand techniques and left-hand chords to play with his thumb over the neck. Each tune is presented as a simple version then a Travis picking progression. You'll take a step-by-step journey into the unique style of Travis picking. Includes access to online audio.

Greetings, Concept, How to Use This Book       
About the Author       
Reviews       
How Chet Atkins and others were influenced by Merle       
A Brief History of Merle Travis       
Tuning Your Guitar/Reading Notation and Tablature       
Travis Techniques, Riffs, and Rolls       
Techniques       
Riffs       
Rolls       
From Beginning to Intermediate Songs       
You Are My Sunshine - Simple version       
You Are My Sunshine - Travis picking       
Home On The Range - Simple version       
Home On the Range - Travis picking       
Mom's Melody - Simple version       
Mom's Melody - Travis picking       
Jesse James - Simple version       
Jesse James - Travis picking       
My Leah's Touch - Simple version       
My Leah's Touch - Travis picking       
Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Simple version       
Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Travis picking       
Yankee Doodle Dandy - Simple version       
Yankee Doodle Dandy - Travis picking
 
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