Fingerstyle Blues Guitar: Master Acoustic Blues Guitar Fingerpicking And Soloing Download ~REPACK~s Torrent
The Blues has been called The Devil's Music. It can be played in many different ways. Each brings a different dimension to this timeless musical form. In this lesson we travel the roads and byways of the South in search of various approaches to translate this musical form to the strings and frets of your guitar. From Atlanta to the Mississippi Delta, from New Orleans to Texas, this lesson presents diverse and exciting fingerstyle blues techniques and styles.
Fingerstyle Blues Guitar: Master Acoustic Blues Guitar Fingerpicking And Soloing Downloads Torrent
He took guitar lessons for several years from Rev. Gary Davis, whom he later described as "one of the greatest exponents of fingerstyle blues and gospel guitar playing" and "an incredible genius as a teacher". He spent countless hours learning and documenting Davis's music, recording much of it on a tape recorder, and developing a form of tablature to take down his teacher's instructions.
It takes great thumb control to do this, and it hammers home the fact that for fingerstyle blues, or any other kind of fingerpicking for that matter, the Thumb is King. Fuller was often accompanied by a second guitarist, Floyd Council, whose style was almost identical. Listen to Fuller play Screamin' and Cryin' below:
If you write your own songs, then these too will reflect your fingerstyle preferences. The best way to pay homage to this great blues guitar music is to try and retain the authentic feel of the original fingerpicking techniques, but incorporate the into new and original music.
Acoustic Blues Guitar is geared towards students with pick-style electric and acoustic guitar backgrounds and offers a structured and comprehensive entrance into the world of fingerstyle and bottleneck acoustic blues guitar. The goal of the course is for students to develop a foundational, working repertoire in the acoustic blues style that includes early and contemporary material from the Mississippi Delta, Texas, Georgia/Carolinas, and more. You will learn to fingerpick melodies and solos over independent bass patterns, and perform in the acoustic bottleneck slide style in standard and open tunings. These techniques will provide a strong platform for pursuing folk, pop/rock, country, and other fingerpicking guitar styles. The course also provides an important perspective on the history of traditional blues, including its artists and the regions in which the music developed. You will gain an appreciation of the role traditional blues artists played in the development of all American music that followed and how the legacy of acoustic blues is manifested today.The material will be presented with extensive tab/notation, audio, and video, with music broken down into digestible concepts for the acoustic blues novice and intermediate level guitarists to master. The initial focus of the course is to develop independence between the thumb and fingers of the picking hand. As the comfort level is established with single-note bass patterns, the course introduces alternate bass figures upon an ever-expanding repertoire. The course then explores the bottleneck style (slide over bass patterns) and alternate tunings, concluding with a study of current contemporary voices in the acoustic blues style.Artists covered include Big Bill Broonzy, Tommy Johnson, Elizabeth Cotton, Lightnin Hopkins, Tampa Red, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Blake, Eric Clapton, Taj Mahal, Corey Harris, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Johnson, and more.By the end of the course, you will be able to:Recognize the primary regions where blues developed, including the characteristics of music and representative artists in each region
Fingerpick melodies and solos over independent bass patterns
Perform in the acoustic bottleneck slide style in standard and open tunings
Develop a varied repertoire of acoustic blues that includes historic as well as contemporary examples
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