Beginner's Fingerpicking Guitar (Folk, Blues and Country). Composed by Fred Sokolow. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Saddle-stitched, Methods. Grossman Audio. Folk. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/3-CD Set. 40 pages. Published by Grossman's Guitar Workshop (MB.20496BCD).
ISBN 9780786669141. Folk. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
As part of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Audio Series this comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book. The three audio CDs give 3 full hours of note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction.
Lesson One: Basic fingerpicking patterns, bass runs, intermediate fingerpicking patterns, arpeggios, basic rock and blues beats. Fred teaches the songs Nine Pound Hammer, Careless Love, Red River Valley, Worried Man Blues, House of the Rising Sun and more.
Lesson Two: Fingerpicking syncopation, blues backup techniques, Boogie Bass pattern, turnarounds and licks. Songs: Railroad Bill, Hesitation Blues, Betty and Dupree and more.
Lesson Three: Country Fingerpicking, hammer-ons. Songs include: Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Leaning On The Everlasting Arms and more.