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Greg walks through the transition from standard into C9 tuning. The guitar is under a lot of tension, so be sure to follow his instructions!
Taught by Greg Greenway in Guitar Reset: C9 Tuning seriesLength: 8:42Difficulty: 0.5 of 5
Are you feeling stuck in standard tuning? Ready for something new and different to get your creative juices flowing? In this series, Greg walks through his own journey out of standard tuning and into the beautiful world of C9. You'll be amazed at what changing a few pitches will do to your guitar!
Greg kicks off his series telling a little about himself and introduces the C9 tuning.Length: 6:00 Difficulty: 0.5 FREE
Greg walks through the transition from standard into C9 tuning. The guitar is under a lot of tension, so be sure to follow his instructions!Length: 8:42 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
It's time to start playing! In this lesson, Greg introduces his song, Icarus, and uses it as an opportunity to start using your first chord in the C9 context.Length: 9:02 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson, we'll be looking at the 2 minor chord as well as the 5 chord for Greg's song Icarus.Length: 7:10 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
As Greg wraps up this section of the series, focused on the song, Icarus, we will look at the 4 and 6 chords in our progression. It's time to put the whole song together and review what we've done so...Length: 7:39 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
After a quick recap of what we've learned so far, Greg introduces his C9 arrangement of The Water Is Wide. He also takes a closer look at fingerpicking technique.Length: 9:04 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
As we continue to explore The Water Is Wide, it's time to start filling in the other chord tones around our melody. In doing so we encounter the beautiful 6 minor chord.Length: 6:46 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Greg takes us through the fingering of the IV chord (F), and it's variations.Length: 5:56 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Greg reviews concepts talked about in this section, and he looks at some helpful apps you can use on your phone.Length: 7:54 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg now gets outside of the typical 1-4-5 chords progressions in the C9 tuning.Length: 13:46 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg uses his song "Willow" to illustrate harmonizing chords around bass lines.Length: 5:50 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg continues with his song "Willow", to illustrate how to drive the movement of a song with the bass line.Length: 9:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg analyzes some other aspects of his song "Willow" including right hand techniques and what he calls "static motion".Length: 8:01 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg analyzes techniques and concepts we've learned so far.Length: 5:16 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg illustrates how to get that driving eighth note bass sound with the thumb.Length: 9:29 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg uses his song "Highway 4am" in this lesson to look at certain notes and scales surrounding the song.Length: 13:09 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg talks about playing the guitar with "touch".Length: 9:57 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Greg takes a look at certain hand positioning and stretches from his song "Highway 4am".Length: 9:56 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg talks about his 1973 Martin guitar in this lesson.Length: 9:02 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Now let's look at how to find all these chords when basing them off of the 5th string.Length: 7:40 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg breaks down the 5th string chords in his song "Jericho Road".Length: 5:10 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg goes over some IV chord variations in his song "Jericho Road".Length: 5:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg looks at the remaining chords in "Jericho Road", the V chord and the ii (minor 2) chord.Length: 7:08 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg uses his song "Jericho Road" and shows us how to effectively move a song to another key.Length: 7:43 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Always being able to push yourself as a player only helps you get better. Greg uses his song "Lately" to up the difficulty level.Length: 10:27 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Greg continues working his way through his song, "Lately".Length: 6:34 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Greg takes a look at the break down section of his song "Lately", and shows us some possibilities for fills.Length: 9:02 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg moves into the final section of his song "Lately".Length: 7:34 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg puts all of the techniques from his song "Lately" together in one lesson.Length: 6:23 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg shows us how to use the C9 tuning to simulate a twelve string guitar.Length: 7:43 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg uses the song "Rosa Parks" to demonstrate how to play blues in the C9 Tuning.Length: 5:34 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg shows us how to make a simple adjustment to the C9 tuning to get the open G/C tuning.Length: 7:23 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Greg looks at adjusting the C9 open tuning to play in open G minor tuning.Length: 6:10 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In the final lesson of the series, Greg summarizes the techniques unique to him as a player, and unique to the C9 open tuning. There are so many possibilities with this style and tuning! Join Greg as...Length: 6:53 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
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