Folk and Roots Fingerstyle Guitar

Folk and Roots Fingerstyle Guitar

Are you interested in the music of Mississippi John Hurt, Elizabeth Cotten, Merle Travis, John Fahey, and other similar artists? Check out Folk and Roots Fingerstyle Guitar, a new class at the Folk School. We will take a look at the techniques, tunings, and tunes associated with various practitioners of a unique style of playing that is dispersed throughout America’s diverse musical landscape. Some of the concepts we will go over include alternating bass, palm muting, open tunings, and the use of fingerpicks or lack thereof.

Prerequisite: Guitar 2 or comparable ability

Collections: Blake Korte, Classes, Guitar, Tuesday

Instructor: Blake Korte

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