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Trace Bundy

Canon Performance

Trace Bundy performs his arrangement of Pachelbel's Canon.

Taught by Trace Bundy in Trace Bundy Artist Series seriesLength: 8:41Difficulty: 4.0 of 5


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raylynchraylynch replied

Holy Moses: makes my fingers ache watching it. Superb stuff. Trying to tab this out is tiring too.

alfrednoelalfrednoel replied

Absolutely beautiful ! But if Trace could break it down, step by step,like many other guest artists have done for teaching their compositions.......then i could qualify this lesson as very helpful. Otherwise, i do not need Jamplay, just look it up on youtube . Sorry, I am accostumed to better lessons than this one!

tahagoren46tahagoren46 replied

Could you please make this part by part even the slower one is complicated a bit (Yvette Young making chunking perfectly for example)

Bradley.ConwayBradley.Conway replied

Hello tahagoren46! Have you tried using the speed controls on the lesson video player. You can slow the lessons down by up to 50% and maintain the same pitch and can actually slow the video itself down to 10%! This is SUPER helpful for more complicated lessons like this one. You can adjust the speed of your lesson by clicking either the up or down arrows located directly to the right of the "100%" at the bottom of the player. Hope this helps :) HAPPY JAMMING!

Von88Von88 replied

That Sir........was amazing! Best V

scottguitar5scottguitar5 replied

i want take this lesson!

scottguitar5scottguitar5 replied

i want take this lesson!

buddy dbuddy d replied

wow, he is a bad man. that is totally amazing. :)

drpeperdrpeper replied

I know this guy. He spent the night at our house. Hey Trace if you see this can you say hi. Its me Daniel Kephart

kenzhukenzhu replied

can i get the tab please?

enterpriseenterprise replied

Simply superb

iammusicmaniammusicman replied

that was amazing. hope i can play like that someday

teamsuzukigsxrteamsuzukigsxr replied

Amazing!

rohintoniranirohintonirani replied

That is awesome... Fantastic

tychotaotychotao replied

tabs plzz

joeziglerjoezigler replied

The greatest thing on guitar I've ever seen.

FreezinBrosFreezinBros replied

absolutely fascinating!!

chasebarronchasebarron replied

amazing! you should check out my version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vg82at82k98&feature=channel or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHRq_eclnj4

jaysonjohnjaysonjohn replied

I have to agree with hudmank - Amazing! Is this a classical piece that we can get notation for because I guess Tab in supplemental content would be a nightmare ! Many Thanks

linacartolinacarto replied

Wonderful! Super! Awesome! What about teaching us how you do this?

hudmankhudmank replied

That has to be one of the coolest things I've ever heard!

Mr.BlakeMr.Blake replied

wow

kevinacekevinace replied

That was fantastic!!

vegstervegster replied

I THINK U BETTER HOPE THE GOVERNMENT DONT FIND OUT ABOUT THAT, CERTAINLY MUST BE SOME SORT OF EXTRA TERRESTRIAL!!!!!!!!!!!!

Trace Bundy Artist Series

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Trace Bundy is a self taught acoustic guitarist that plays in the percussive/tapping genre. He was named "Most Promising New Talent" in 2008 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine and won 3rd place for "Best Fingerstyle Guitarist" in the same year.



Interview with Trace BundyLesson 1

Interview with Trace Bundy

JamPlay interviews "Acoustic Ninja," Trace Bundy.

Length: 13:09 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Two-handed TappingLesson 2

Two-handed Tapping

Trace Bundy discusses and demonstrates the two-handed fret tapping technique.

Length: 12:40 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Canon PerformanceLesson 3

Canon Performance

Trace Bundy performs his arrangement of Pachelbel's Canon.

Length: 8:41 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
PercussionLesson 4

Percussion

Trace discusses and demonstrates percussion techniques on an acoustic guitar.

Length: 3:21 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
HarmonicsLesson 5

Harmonics

Trace Bundy talks about harmonics and how you can apply them to your playing.

Length: 14:13 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Short Cut CapoLesson 6

Short Cut Capo

Trace Bundy discusses the use of the short cut capo while playing.

Length: 14:06 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Fun With CaposLesson 7

Fun With Capos

Trace Bundy talks about the different ways you can use multiple capos to enhance your playing.

Length: 22:55 Difficulty: 2.5 FREE
Love Song PerformanceLesson 8

Love Song Performance

Trace Bundy offers up a performance of his song "Love Song."

Length: 6:13 Difficulty: 4.5 Members Only
Combining TechniquesLesson 9

Combining Techniques

Trace demonstrates how you can combine techniques from the previous lessons to create depth in your playing.

Length: 13:03 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Percussion and HarmonicsLesson 10

Percussion and Harmonics

Trace Bundy explains how percussive elements and harmonics can be combined to add depth to your playing.

Length: 5:14 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Trace's GearLesson 11

Trace's Gear

Trace Bundy talks about the gear he uses in live performance situations.

Length: 6:08 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
LoopingLesson 12

Looping

Trace Bundy discusses how a looping station can be used in your playing.

Length: 13:22 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Playing in ReverseLesson 13

Playing in Reverse

Trace Bundy demonstrates how the reverse function on a looping pedal can be used to create some creative new sounds.

Length: 5:56 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Trace Bundy

About Trace Bundy View Full Biography Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing the fan-dubbed "Acoustic Ninja" play live confounds even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers.

Trace has sold over 100,000 combined digital and physical music sales on his record label, Honest Ninja Music, and regularly sells-out shows with standing ovations at venues across the USA and around the world, in 16 countries and counting. Video clips circulate virally at astonishing speed, with over 8,500,000 YouTube views to date.

Trace was named "Most Promising New Talent" of 2008 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, as well as winning third place in the magazine's "Best Fingerstyle Guitarist" category the same year. Last summer, he performed at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre in front of a crowd of over 7,000 people, as part of The World's Largest Music Lesson. Over the past couple of years, Trace has shared the stage with Neko Case, Brandi Carlile, Judy Collins, David Knopfler (Dire Straits), Bill Nershi (String Cheese), Laurence Juber (Paul McCartney & Wings), David Wilcox, Chris Hillman (The Byrds), Stanley Jordan, and MOFRO, among others.

Dave Kirby from the Boulder Weekly says "Possessing a staggering acoustic technique, on both right and left sides, Bundy has made his reputation as a next generation solo guitarist of serious repute."

Audiocast Magazine from Austin, TX agrees: "Bundy's live show is without a doubt an event that needs to be witnessed rather than told about. With such a jaw-dropping performance, Bundy's live concert is a slap in the face that would leave a palm print on the memory of everyone in the audience."

Take a minute to check him out and you'll agree that Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard.

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