Getting Into Travis 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. E ...more
Product Number:
20804BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
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.
01) Introduction      
02) Acknowledgements      
03) Greetings, Concept, How to Use This Book      
04) About the Author      
05) Reviews      
06) How Chet Atkins and others were influenced by Merle      
07) A Brief History of Merle Travis      
08) Tuning Your Guitar/Reading Notation and Tablature      
09) Travis Techniques, Riffs, and Rolls      
10) Techniques      
11) Riffs      
12) Rolls      
13)From Beginning to Intermediate Songs      
14) You Are My Sunshine - Simple version      
15)You Are My Sunshine - Travis picking      
16)Home On The Range - Simple version      
17)Home On the Range - Travis picking      
18)Mom's Melody - Simple version      
19)Mom's Melody - Travis picking      
20)Jesse James - Simple version      
21)Jesse James - Travis picking      
22)My Leah's Touch - Simple version      
23)My Leah's Touch - Travis picking      
24)Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Simple version      
25)Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Travis picking      
26)Yankee Doodle Dandy - Simple version      
27)Yankee Doodle Dandy - Travis picking      
 
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