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Country Guitar Fundamentals

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Country music is insanely popular, and Country Guitar stylings are a core part of any well rounded player. This course will take you through the essentials of country guitar guitar playing - which will not only make you a better player  - but it's crazy fun!

  • 1.5 Hrs of HD Video
  • 23 Lessons
  • Downloadable PDF's
  • Chord Progressions
  • Country Time Signatures / Feel
  • Country Lead Guitar Approach
  • Country Blues Scales - and more scales for country soloing
  • Techniques like hybrid picking, steel string bends, and MORE!
  • Country Tone


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Section 1

1Introduction To Country Guitar
2Country Guitar = Major Sounds
3Open Chords Are Your Friend
4Nashville Numbers Primer

Section 2

1Common Country Chord Progressions
2Straight Time VS Shuffle Time
3Cut - 2/4 Time
4The Boom Chick Rhythm
56/8 Ballad
6Triads Are King

Section 3

1Major Pentatonic Scale Approach
2Country Blues Scale Approach
3Minor Blues Option
4Chord Tone Focus

Section 4

1Pedal Steel Bends
2Flat Picking
3Banjo Rolls And Hybrid Picking
4Any Chord Can Be Dominant!
5Double Stops
6Chickin' Pickin'
7Country Electric Guitar Tone
8Final Summary


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