This series is designed for the beginner and intermediate student. Basic fingerpicking styles are illustrated in all the major keys. The technique of the alternating bass is introduced in various settings. The styles and techniques of Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, Sam McGee and others are discussed.
Lesson One: Standard and Dropped D tuning. Oh Papa, Death Come Creeping, Sam McGee's Buck Dancer's Choice and Rev. Gary Davis's All My Friends Are Gone.
Lesson Two: Mississippi John Hurt's Louis Collins, Got The Blues Can't Be Satisfied, Stagolee and Candyman.
Lesson Three: Rev. Gary Davis's Candyman and Save Up Your Money, Mississippi John Hurt's C.C.Rider and Blind Boy Fuller's Truckin' My Blues Away.
Level 1/2 • 24 page tab/music book with direct download link to audio files