Exercises for the Advanced, Contemporary & Traditional Fingerpicking Guitarist
Duck Baker’s Guitar Aerobics presents a variety of amazing and challenging exercises and arrangements. Both your right and left hands, as well as each finger, will receive a complete work-out.
The traditional folksong The Wreck Of The Old ‘97 and Duck’s original composition, Holding Pattern, are used to illustrate various right hand picking ideas. This is followed by left hand techniques and ideas to increase the independence of motion of your fingers as well as exercises featuring trills, thumb-fretting, hammer-ons and pull-offs.
The Rakes Of Waterloo is presented featuring left hand fingerings and techniques necessary for the ornamentation of Celtic melodies. Grace notes, slides and complex embellishments are demonstrated. Guitar Aerobics concludes with right hand slapping techniques and the tune The Dirtman Cometh.73 minutes • Level 3 • Detailed tab/music PDF file on the DVD