First Lessons Flatpicking Guitar (Book + Online Audio/Video)
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.


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

Series: First Lessons
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