Tyler Grant takes an in-depth look at the classic country genre and explores the tricks, techniques and guitarists that helped shape it's sound..
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Throughout the lesson series, you'll learn tips, tricks and vocabulary that embodies this genre as well as profiling the iconic guitarists that helped shape it's signature sound.Begin the Course
Tyler Grant is back with an introduction to his new series "Classic Country Chops." In this series, Tyler goes in-depth on the classic country genre as it relates to the electric guitar. He profiles the artists that shaped the sound and the tricks they used to craft it.
To get you started on the right path, Tyler spends a lesson discussing the fundamentals that make up the classic country sound and how it relates to the electric guitar.
Taking the fundamentals that you learned in lesson 2, it's time to dig in to your first melody. In this lesson Tyler covers the country inspired Red River Valley melody.
Now that you have the melody to Red River Valley under your fingers, it's time to tackle the rhythm parts.
Tyler Grant takes a look at another classic melody and adapts it for use in a country telecaster fashion.
In lesson 6, Tyler takes the tune Red Wing which you previously learned the melody to and looks instead at the rhythm parts.
Tyler Grant now takes a look at the song Down in the Willow Garden, first looking at it's melody.
Now that you know the melody parts to the song Down in the Willow Garden, it's time to learn the rhythm parts.
Now that you have a solid grasp of the classic country fundamentals taught previously, it's time to start looking at a few more and applying them to country tunes and songs.
Tyler continues with his look at classic country fundamentals in part 2B.
Tyler Grant continues his teaching on classic country technique in part 3.
Lesson 12 will be the wrap up of this section of fundamental concepts and techniques for classic country technique.
Taking all of the new country guitar fundamentals taught over the last several lessons, Tyler Grant teaches you an in the style of original tune called The JamPlay Waltz.
Now that you've had another round of country fundamentals under your belt, it's time to delve in to the next category of classic country guitar. Tyler Grant now moves on to the 60's era.
Now that you're well in to the 60's era of country guitar, it's time to dissect the lead playing of Don Rich.
Tyler Grant is back with another original in the style of classic country guitar. This time you'll be learning a Polka!
Tyler is back profiling another artist that helped shape the classic country sound, Roy Nichols. In this lesson, you'll be looking at is rhythmic tendencies.
Now that you have a good idea about how Roy Nichols would play rhythm guitar, Tyler now deconstructs his solo tendencies.
In lesson 19, Tyler Grant teaches an in the style of solo for legendary country guitarist James Burton.
Tyler Grant is back with another fundamentals lesson in his Classic Country series. This time he's taking a look at the Chicken Pickin' and double stop techniques.
Now that you've got the fundamentals of chicken pickin' down, it's time to apply those concepts to a solo making good use of the technique!
In lesson 22, Tyler takes a profiling look at another great country guitarist. This time he's set his focus on rhythm riffs in the style of Clarence White.
Continuing with a profile on Clarence White, it's time to step into solo territory. Tyler Grant offers up a solo in the style of this legendary country guitarist.
Tyler is back with another round of classic country fundamentals that will set you up for the players he will be profiling in the upcoming lessons.
Taking into account the information you learned previously, Tyler offers up a sliding scale solo for your classic country repertoire.
We've now reached the 70's era of classic country. To start off with Tyler Grant provides lick vocabulary inspired by Albert Lee.
Now that you've learned a handful of Albert Lee inspired licks, it's time to put those together to great a solo inspired by this legendary guitarist.
As the era's marched on, country's influence was felt across many genres and especially so in Rock and Roll. In lesson 28, Tyler takes a look at how the technique influenced rock music.
One common feature of country guitar from classic to modern is the use of slides and volume swells to mimic the sound of a pedal steel guitar. In the final lesson of this series, Tyler offers up a solo in this style.
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At last - Country at a level mere mortals can understand - good teacher - takes his time - not like some who go - here it is, learn it.
Good stuff taught by a great teacher
Great country licks in pentatonic positions to use.
Great lesson. I will likely watch multiple times to get it right!
I can't wait to get into this. This is exactly what I have been looking for.
I like the finger exercises.
I liked the lesson the Teacher,double stops explained well and easy to understand......I would like to see Tyler Grant do a country course on Major Pentatonic's,Scales, etc.
love these classic country lessons
Tyler is an exceptional teacher! I like his teaching method because he does not just go through the highlights of a song but covers every aspect and detail. and different ways to play it. I especially like how he has dedicated a section on ear
Tyler misses nothing
Very musical approach, love the focus on hearing melodies. Wish I had this 40 years ago!