Merle Travis is one of the biggest names in the world of Fingerstyle guitar. In this series Jim Deeming will walk you through the tricks Merle employed to give his music that unique "Travis Picking" sound.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
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Jim Deeming will cover both left and right hand technique and talk about other tricks of the Merle Travis trade.
Jim Deeming talks a bit about the history of Merle Travis and his guitar playing. He also explains the basics of his right hand technique.
In this lesson, Jim Deeming talks about Merle Travis' left hand technique.
Jim Deeming teaches a turnaround in the style of Merle Travis. Get your thumbpicks ready!
Jim Deeming teaches several chord shapes that Merle Travis used extensively.
Jim Deeming demonstrates how Merle Travis played a banjo-style roll.
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Easy style, clear instruction. Resulting in real progress. Thank you
Jim Deeming is really good and teaching the guitar and he explains in great detail and I think he is one of the best at teaching.