Fingerstyle Guitar From Scratch / Travis-Style Guitar From Scratch Set

by Bruce Emery
$28
sku: 578-17SET
Save $5.00 on this set of two of Emery's popular series! Includes 578-6 "Fingerstyle Guitar From Scratch," and 578-12 "Travis-Style Guitar From Scratch."   More Details...

Contents:

Fingerstyle Guitar From Scratch:

Part One: FINGERSTYLE BASICS

Notation
The Picking Hand
Picking Philosophies
The Overlapping Tier System
The Fretting Hand
Bass/Tier Combinations
Practice with Arpeggio #1
The Continuity Principle
The Indiana Jones Principle
More Examples
Worst-Case Continuity Scenario
The Challenge
Other Meters: ¾ Time
Other Meters 6/8 Time
Back to 4/4 Time: “Estudio”
Meet the Twins
Other Simple Arpeggios
Arpeggios with Longer Sequences
“Allegro”
3/3/2/Time
20 Arpeggios: A Retrospective
Mixing Quarter and Eighth Notes
Meet the Threesome
More Samples from the Field
Game Show: “Scarborough Fair”
Bossa Nova: “Girl From Ipanema”

Part Two: TRAVIS-STYLE BASICS

Travis #1: Inside-Out Mechanics
Practice: “City of New Orleans”
Travis #2: “Landslide”
Travis #3: Outside-In
Variations: Travis #4 and #5
Picking Pattern Potpourri
Triple Alternating Bass
Walking Bassline
Travis #6: The Pinch Pattern
“Dust in the Wind”
Pinch Variations
Adding the Ring Finger
Drop D and the Ring Finger
More Variations
20 Travis Patterns: A Retrospective
“Leader of the Band”
“Garden Party”
Double-Picking
“Helplessly Hoping”
Travis-Style Departures
“The Dance”
“Blackbird”
The Next Level: Melodic Lines
Final Exam
Our 20 Arpeggios at a Glance
Our 20 Travis Patterns at a Glance

Travis-Style Guitar From Scratch:

Travistown
Solo Travis-Style fingerpicking
Fifth-string bass: The Am chord
Pinches
Sixth-string bass: The G chord
Scales over chords in the Key of G
Quarter note scales over chords
“Camptown Races”
“Oh! Susanna”
Scales over chords in the Key of C
“Will the Circle Be Unbroken”
“Red River Valley”
Songs in the Key of Am
“Amtrack Blues”
“God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”
Triple alternating bass
“House of the Rising Sun”
Syncopation
Exercises
“Frere Jacques”
“Amtrack Blues”
Second pass through our favorites
“Camptown Races”
“Oh! Susanna”
“Will the Circle Be Unbroken”
“Red River Valley”
“God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”

“House of the Rising Sun”
Picking patterns
“When the Saints Go Marching In”
Kicker notes
Chord tones
Third pass through our favorites
(same songs as the second pass)
“Ode to Joy”
Eighth notes
“Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”
“Buffalo Gals”
“Simple Gifts”
Bass runs
Slurs
Slurps
Fourth pass through our favorites (same songs as above)
New material
“Jingle Bells”
“Yankee Doodle”
“The Caissons Go Rolling Along”
“Battle Hymn of the Republic”
Key of A
“Mystery Tunes in A”
Key of E
Drop D Tuning
Parting gift

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