Acoustic Guitar Lessons: Intermediate

Acoustic Guitar Lessons: Intermediate

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Course Description

 

Once you've mastered the basics of acoustic guitar, you're ready to expand your repertoire and tackle more challenging techniques. Join guitarist Jared Meeker as he guides you through intermediate concepts like soloing patterns and altered tunings in a relaxed, easy-to-follow instructional style. Learn about suspended chords, tuning with harmonics, and slides. Take on a variety of new styles, including acoustic funk, New Orleans grooves, modern Celtic rhythm guitar, bluegrass, and Delta blues. Jared also touches on harmony for writing and arranging, as well as Drop D, Double Drop D, Open G, and Open D tuning. Tune in and take your acoustic guitar skills to the next level.

What you will learn

  • Flatpicking arpeggios
  • Tuning with harmonics
  • Bending strings and vibrato
  • Creating a monster funk groove
  • Blurring the line between rhythm and lead
  • Mapping the fretboard in boxes
  • Getting creative with open strings

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: 1. New Colors and Textures

Section 3: 2. New Grooves and Styles

Section 4: 3. Pentatonic Possibilities

Section 5: 4. Mapping the Fretboard in Boxes

Section 6: 5. Harmony

Section 7: 6. Introducing Alternate Tunings

Section 8: Conclusion