Flatpicking Guitar Essentials Book/CD (String Letter Publishing) (Acoustic Guitar) (Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s Private Lessons) Sheet music – December 1. I’ve become intrigued by the Flatpicking Essentials series, but I can at the history of flatpicking and the importance of solid rythym playing. I’ve seen reference to “Flatpicking Essentials, Vol 1” and was wondering if this is still the start of the series that people would recommend, or if.
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I thought if I started giving lessons again, I might have students buy and follow these as a method.
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If you read FGM, you will have seen much of this kind of info before. Tim May is a first class player. This evolution is kind of how the book is arranged. I recently purchased volume 1 of the series and IMHO it was very well done.
Does anyone have any experience with these, and are they any good? I spent time with each lesson before moving on.
Eessentials your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online flatpicked guitar teacher. I will read the words between practices and use the exercises to build on the verbal foundation.
Find all posts by srick. I have them all, and like them mostly. First, I think you’ll enjoy the material and meeting them, and second, because Dan will have all of these materials as well as other merchandise you may be interested in, possibly at a discount.
Simple to more complex with various exercises in between.
It’s a video submission style course. Like most of us, I have boxes of learning material and feel most of it to be mediocre at best. I find these interesting to read, as well as work through.
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Artistworks academy of bluegrass with Brian Sutton is fantastic in my opinion. I don’t think you are a hard learner; these basic skills take years to perfect. I have been spending a lot of time with Jeff Jenkins videos, and have to say that nothing has expanded my understanding of the fingerboard as much as that has. Helps you find the groove. It is more than just exercises, it gives you an in depth look at the history of flatpicking and the importance of solid rythym playing.
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I am focusing mostly on my Artistworks lessons but I still visit flatpicking essentials at least weekly. The time now is Those two volumes are gems. Anyone know anything much about them?
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Without knowing what level of player or your area of interest, I can say if you love the style, you’ll likely enjoy the series and their workshops. Last edited by WonderMonkey; at Find a Teacher Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online flatpicked guitar teacher.
I’m currently about a third of the way through volume 1. I’ve been to a couple different workshops with he and Dan, and if you are near one of their upcoming workshop locations I’d recommend going. Flatpicking Essentials Series Please note this is an archived topicso it is locked and unable to be replied to. Email Newsletter Monthly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, flatpicked guitar news and more. It will get you into lead playing.
So the question still stands, is this series still a recommended standard or is there something that you would put in it’s place? Want to hide these Google ads? All times are GMT Originally Posted by WonderMonkey Transcribe? You may, however, start a new topic and refer to this topic with a link: The instruction is very detailed and in-depth, and although the material so far is generally stuff I have been doing for many many years I’m still finding many little gems of info that I didn’t know.
Join the Players Union! Find all posts by SprintBob. I am in no way affiliated with either course but am happy with both for my personal use. If you have any specific questions about one of the books, let me know.