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Extreme folk guitarist, Mark Kroos guides you step by step on the setup and technique aspect of playing in the style he deems "Extreme Folk." This style is also referred to by some as lap tapping.
Mark Kroos introduces himself and the lesson series he is starting. In this lesson, Mark...View This Full Lesson!
In the second lesson of his extreme folk guitar series, Mark explains the ideal guitar...Length: 7:43
In lesson three of his extreme folk guitar series, Mark talks about the advantages of...Length: 13:12
In lesson four of his extreme folk guitar series, Mark discusses basic fingerstyle technique....Length: 13:14
Before jumping too far into the world of "extreme folk guitar," it's helpful to have a...Length: 7:51
In the sixth lesson of his extreme folk guitar series, Mark Kroos discusses the left hand...Length: 11:28
Now that you've learned the basic approach to left hand tapping, Mark Kroos demonstrates...Length: 11:42
In his eighth lesson with JamPlay, Mark Kroos discusses the primary function of a capo...Length: 6:24
In this lesson, Mark Kroos discusses power chords and how they apply to DADGAD tuning....Length: 12:58
Now that Mark has demonstrated tapping techniques for the left and right hands, it's time...Length: 9:41
In his 11th extreme folk lesson, Mark Kroos discusses parallel fifths and how they can...Length: 12:14
In this lesson, Mark Kroos demonstrates the movable chord shapes necessary to play in...Length: 16:22
Now that you understand the basics of playing in D major, Mark discusses playing in D...Length: 11:34
In his fourteenth lesson, Mark Kroos demonstrates how to turn your guitar into a drum...Length: 19:37
In lesson 15, Mark demonstrates some chord chord grips for the diatonic chords in D minor....Length: 12:34
In his sixteenth lesson in extreme folk guitar, Mark discusses a technique he calls "cascading."...Length: 12:47
Now that you've got the basic cascading technique under your belt, Mark is back with a...Length: 18:44
In his 18th lesson with JamPlay, Mark Kroos discusses the advantages of working in Open...Length: 28:27
Mark Kroos is back with a lesson on natural harmonics. You may be familiar with the concept,...Length: 27:50
In this lesson, Mark Kroos discusses why you may want to create your own altered tuning....Length: 20:55
In this lesson, Mark Kroos takes a look at diatonic 6th intervals in both DADGAD and open...Length: 33:51
Mark is back with a lesson on slap harmonics. In this lesson, he covers when and how you...Length: 18:24
Now that Mark has covered natural and slap harmonics, he provides a lesson on what are...Length: 16:31
Mark Kroos covers a new tuning that you may want to try in your extreme folk playing....Length: 25:28
To conclude the first part of his Extreme Folk Guitar teachings, Mark Kroos provides a...Length: 16:49
Returning to his Extreme Folk Guitar series, Mark Kroos offers up a lesson on octaves....Length: 33:33
In this lesson, Mark Kroos demonstrates how to use your thumb to create percussive rhythms...Length: 12:55
In the lesson, Mark Kroos demonstrates an easy, yet unique technique that can transform...Length: 5:39
In this lesson Mark discusses the use of a partial capo. He demonstrates how to utilize...Length: 18:02
In this lesson, Mark Kroos demonstrates the slap and pop techniques. Similar to slap bass,...Length: 25:49
In this lesson, Mark builds on the slap pop technique taught in his last. This quasi...Length: 15:17
Mark Kroos returns to his "Extreme Folk Guitar" series with a lesson on Open G tuning....Length: 28:48
In this short lesson, Mark demonstrates how to utilize a bandana or handkerchief to accomplish...Length: 12:35
Get your hands working together with this two hand grooves mini-series.
In this lesson, Mark introduces the concepts for this mini-series of lessons. Designed...View This Full Lesson!
In the first etude given by Mark, you'll start out slow and gradually work your way up...Length: 9:27
For the second etude in the Grooves series, Mark steps it up a notch on the difficulty....Length: 23:30
Mark Kroos drops the skill level down a bit for the third etude in this mini-series. In...Length: 7:12
Mark is back with the fourth etude in his grooves mini-series. He's amping the difficulty...Length: 17:43
For the fifth etude in his grooves series, Mark demonstrates a difficult pattern that...Length: 17:17
As you move along in these etudes, they become increasingly more difficult. This etude...Length: 30:56
Mark Kroos is back with another etude in his Groove mini-series. For etude seven, Mark...Length: 26:41
For lesson nine in his mini-series, Mark provides an etude that focuses around the "slap-pop"...Length: 19:38
For etude nine in his mini series, Mark changes things up a bit. You'll want to grab a...Length: 15:35
Mark returns with the tenth etude in his grooves mini-series. This etude is the most difficult...Length: 38:52
Mark Kroos reaches in to his bag and pulls out a few tricks you might be interested in learning for the acoustic guitar.