With Eve Goldberg's history and long-time fascination with Folk music, she shares her knowledge through easy to follow, song-based lessons.
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Learn essential folk guitar techniques, all the while putting them to work in beautiful folk song arrangements.Begin the Course
Eve Goldberg is proud to present a brand new series on folk music. In this lesson, she talks about the history of folk, her background with folk, and what to expect in this series moving forward.
Eve Goldberg kicks off her folk series with a lesson on the beautiful song, "The Water Is Wide". You will learn the basics of this song in part 1, then move on to more difficult techniques in lessons to come.
Eve Goldberg continues her lessons on "The Water Is Wide" in the key of G. This time, she explains a beautiful new fingerpicking pattern.
In part 3 of "The Water Is Wide," Eve Goldberg moves the song to the key of D.
Eve Goldberg finishes up her lessons on "The Water Is Wide" by introducing drop D tuning.
Eve Goldberg dives into "Deep Blue Sea," a beautiful new song that you may remember from her introduction in lesson one.
Eve Goldberg continues her lessons on "Deep Blue Sea" with a simple fingerpicking pattern.
Eve Goldberg continues her lessons on the song "Deep Blue Sea" with a more challenging fingerpicking pattern.
In this lesson, Eve Goldberg works on the bare-bones version of the melody in "Deep Blue Sea" before sprucing it up in later lessons.
Eve Goldberg continues her mini-series on "Deep Blue Sea" with a lesson on syncopating the melody to give it more interest.
Now that you've learned syncopation in "Deep Blue Sea," Eve Goldberg discusses how to fill out the melody even more.
Eve Goldberg continues using "Deep Blue Sea" as an example for developing techniques. This time you'll learn about "pinching," another neat trick that makes your song sound fuller.
Eve Goldberg concludes "Deep Blue Sea" with a lesson on combining your singing, fingerpicking pattern, and melody into a nice, well-rounded arrangement.
Eve Goldberg returns to her Folk Guitar series with a look at a new traditional folk song. Specifically, she's turning her attention to the song Storms On the Ocean as played by the Carter family. In this lesson you'll learn the basic chord progression, strum pattern and structure.
Eve is once again working with the folk song Storms On the Ocean. In lesson 15 you'll be looking at different strumming techniques that can be used to spice up the song.
Now that you've got the basic rhythm portions of Storms On the Ocean down, it's time to start adding more. In lesson 16, Eve covers the use of hammer-ons and their timing within this and other songs.
In part four of her look at Storms On the Ocean, Eve discusses adding melodic content to the song. To get you started, she'll use the vocal melody to help you lay in a basic melody that can be expanded on later.
In the previous lesson, Eve went over a basic melody idea covering the verse of the song. In lesson 18 she's going to expand on that melody and discuss ways of spicing it up!
In lesson 19 of her Folk series, Even discusses the chorus section melody to Storms On the Ocean. In this lesson you'll find the basic melody based off of the chords you're playing and start laying a foundation to add to the melody in the next lesson.
In the previous lesson you went over the bare bones melody for the chorus. Lesson 20 is all about spicing that melody up so that you can add it to the verse melody.
To wrap up her song study of Storms On the Ocean, Eve discusses ways of combining all the elements taught in the previous seven lessons. She demonstrates a couple different ways that you may want to accomplish your own arrangement of the song.
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All of the Jamplay teachers are likable and helpful, but Eve is especially friendly and easy to understand. Also, this is the music I grew up with and I'm excited to learn folk guitar, and our very first song is in a key with which I can sing
Eve is great. Great song. Great picking pattern.
Good stuff! Most of it for me is rather simple, but there are nice technical touches, very good music etc. For a beginner in this kind of playing this will be a boon.
I want to check all three - Eve is the best.
Lessons provide progressive challenges that I can follow. Eva is an encouraging and inspiring teacher!
Liked hearing the full version early on to motivate me to learn this arrangement.
Nice and easy to follow. I appreciate not making to so hard I can't follow it.
Step by step breaking everything down was very significant for me. Thank you
still becoming familiar with this internet site so I need to be patient
The song is great , also the teaching. Very progressive and in a logical order Thanks mike
Very good pace. Very easy to follow. Awesome job relating to how your students might be thinking.
Was really clear and easy to pick up