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Advanced Fingerpicking Lessons Package includes 10 lessons plus tablature and guitar pro files. It is valued at over $140.
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This video lesson series is expertly taught by Neil Hogan.
This set of guitar pieces brings together some of our most challenging lessons to date. There are classics from many genres and
masters including, Mason Williams, Steve Howe, Jorma Kaukonen, Leo Kottke, Steve Hackett, John Renbourn, Doc Watson,
Duane Allman, jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi, and a fingerpicker's favorite from Chet Atkins. These songs could easily be considered
the pinnacle of the style and most advanced players would be happy mastering even one. Get ready to set some lifetime goals
with this set of masterpieces.
Little Martha was written by Duane Allman and originally played as a duet with fellow Allman Brother Dickie Betts on their album Eat
A Peach. This arrangement, in Open D Tuning, combines the two parts with a steady bass line into a solo piece.
Doc's Guitar is a classic fingerpicking piece by Doc Watson. Typical of Doc's style, the song is basic on one level but the challenge
is to get it up to speed, lightning fast that is. The tune falls into the Travis style, using an alternating bass pattern over easy chords
in the key of C, although it also uses the left thumb wrap to fret notes on the sixth string and a few hammer-ons and pull-offs.
Horizons is a short, solo acoustic piece by Steve Hackett that was featured on Genesis' 1972 album Foxtrot. It opens with some
harmonics before weaving into a semi-classical journey, borrowing a bit from Bach and a bit from Fernando Sor. Steve uses a few
unusual techniques with his right hand, which are covered in the lesson along with our typical, highly detailed approach to descriptions
Windy & Warm is a classic that was written by John D. Loudermilk, with a bit of help from Chet Atkins who really popularized the tune.
It has four sections with steady bass notes and very catchy melodies. This is a tune I recommend to all guitar students!
Judy is a semi-classical instrumental from John Renbourn's debut album, released in 1965. It has 3 short sections that cover a range of
techniques and textures. It was modeled after some of the ideas in Davey Graham's Anji and is representative of what many English
guitarists were doing in the mid 1960s.
Embryonic Journey appeared shortly after the Jefferson Airplane took off. In 1967 they released Surrealistic Pillow, which included
this solo guitar masterpiece played by their virtuoso guitarist Jorma Kaukonen. It is done in Dropped D Tuning using mostly a standard
alternating bass technique in a Travis Picking style.
The Fisherman is a piece that was dropped onto the world of solo guitar by Leo Kottke as part of his landmark album 6 & 12 String Guitar,
which was also famous for the armadillo on the cover. This changed the landscape of the solo guitar world and this lesson breaks down all
of Leo's twists and turns, and presents manageable chunks that can elevate the level of every guitarist's playing.
Classical Gas has been one of the most popular guitar instrumentals since it burst on the scene in the late 1960s. Written and performed by
Mason Williams, a lead writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, it has baffled guitar students for just as long. This lesson breaks down
every nuance and presents the most comprehensive version available anywhere.
Linus & Lucy is the piano piece used as the main theme for the Peanuts cartoons. Written by pianist Vince Guaraldi, this guitar arrangement
accurately transcribes the bass line and the melody lines, played in harmony, and is extremely challenging to play.
The tuning is DADF#BD, (a D6 chord).
Mood For A Day is a retro/neo/quasi-classical piece by Steve Howe, which first appeared on Yes's groundbreaking album Fragile. It includes
many techniques that are very challenging- flamenco strumming, rapid scales and variations, trill-like hammer-ons and pull-offs, and even a
trace of romantic expression from the late nineteenth century. It is a veritable smorgasbord of guitar delights, all of which make it a virtuosic
endeavor for any guitar player. This lesson strives to help simplify and isolate parts, many of which require pyrotechnic chops to be effective.