New 2020 Guitarist Toolkit

Country & Bluegrass

Take your country and bluegrass playing to new heights

Explore the history of bluegrass and country music from the roots to the modern era with some of the best licks, lessons and JamTracks we've ever produced for the genres. Develop speed and build a bluegrass lick vocabulary using high quality JamTracks. Then take those skills and move into country with iconic licks that never get old and JamTracks from country's earliest days to today. This resources in this curated toolkit will provide endless opportunities for meaningful practice.

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75 Lessons

75 lessons in 5 seperate packs, with full supplemental material.

82 JamTracks

82 custom play along tracks are included for effective practice.

4k & 1080p

All lessons are filmed in 4k with 7 cameras and delivered in 1080p.

Core Topics

Guided practice for the core techniques for developing guitarists.

Tabs & GPX

All tabs and notation included in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.

Lifetime Access

Unlimited downloads. Save all files and own them for life.

This Toolkit Contains the Following:

Timeless Bluegrass Licks

Complete Course: New for 2020

Explore 18 different bluegrass licks on your acoustic guitar.

Unlock 18 licks that can be used in various situations across the bluegrass genre. These licks can be used at face value, or they can lead you to create different ideas of your own. Join accomplished bluegrass guitarist Nick Amodeo as he walks you through each lick note by note, elaborating on the nuances of each lick along the way!

18 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

Nick Amodeo has designed these licks to facilitate dexterity and familiarity with a wide variety of playing situations you may encounter while playing bluegrass guitar.

You will learn ascending and descending runs, chromatic licks, licks in various keys, and even some licks styled after todays most well known bluegrass guitarists.

Focus

Presented by Nick Amodeo, we cover:
  • 18 licks of varying difficulty
  • A wide variety of keys and tonalities
  • Equal focus on picking and fretting hand techniques
  • Licks in the style of Tony Rice, Brian Sutton and Norman Blake
  • Step by step instructions for playing each lick
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Chickin' Pickin' for 6-Stringers

Complete Course: New for 2020

Develop a deep understanding of chickin' pickin' technique for rhythm and lead.

Genre wizard Nick Kellie explores twenty chickin' pickin' licks that inject new life into stale country playing. We take a look at open stringed licks close to nut as well as licks that incorporate bends up higher on the fretboard including double bends for a pedal steel sound and much more. Additionally, Nick shows how to add chickin' pickin' to your rhythm playing with several examples.

20 Lessons

4k & 1080p

20 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

Take 20 chickin' pickin' licks inspired by the greats and implement them into your repertoire. Whether you are new to country guitar playing, or have been playing for years, these licks are designed to challenge any guitar player to level up and take their playing to new sonic heights.

Not only will you learn licks, but also how to use them and apply them in a musical context with the provided JamTracks.

Focus

Presented by Nick Kellie, we cover:
  • Hone your chickin' pickin' technique using 20 iconic licks.
  • Emulate pedal steel, spice up rhythm playing, and more.
  • Learn what makes chickin' pickin' so memorable and how to create new licks.
  • Learn how to incorporate them into your own playing.
  • Practice in a musical context with 20 play-along tracks.
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Country Licks of the Legends

Complete Course: New for 2020

Explore the style of Classic Country players through lick vocabulary.

DJ Phillips offers up 18 classic country licks from famous guitarists of the time. These licks are perfect for composing of simply adding vocabulary to your library. Learn Licks from the greats like Johnny Cash, Emmy Lou Harris, Hank Williams, Tammy Wynette, Brooks and Dunn, Merle Haggard and many more!

18 Lessons

4k & 1080p

18 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

Do you find yourself struggling to fill in solo or melodic voids when you are jamming or composing? Are you wanting to add some classic flare to your modern country repertoire? Look no further than the Classic Country Pack from DJ Phillips.

This pack breaks down the style of the prolific classic country players into easily digestible licks. You can add these licks in your solos or as melodic content in your recordings.

Focus

Presented by DJ Phillips, we cover:
  • Explore 18 classic country licks.
  • Licks from 16 country artists.
  • Licks span from early classic country to the beginning of modern country.
  • Each lick complete with a corresponding backing track.
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Bluegrass Speed Playing

Complete Course: New for 2020

Explore the techniques necessary to become a blistering flatpicker.

Tyler Grant provides a mini lesson series on the art of Bluegrass Speed Playing. Starting at a near beginner level, Tyler demonstrates the tehcniques that are required to play blistering fast bluegrass lines. As part of each lesson Tyler provides several different play alongs for practice at different tempos. This course is a foundational approach to Bluegrass festival playing and the speed needed to compete.

19 Lessons

4k & 1080p

24 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

Have you wanted to pursue bluegrass to the next level? Maybe you have seen the festival scene and want to work towards competition. You're going to need the techniques, chops and speed to make that happen.

Tyler breaks down all the components necessary to increase your picking speed and accuracy, enabling you to play those blistering bluegrass runs.

Focus

Presented by Tyler Grant, we cover:
  • Explore 19 Lessons dedicated to increasing speed and accuracy.
  • 12 exercises dedicated to technique.
  • Explore exercises in the common keys of G, C and D.
  • Build speed while learning to play Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • 24 Playalong Tracks (MP3) wtih 39 Metronome Tracks
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Country Through the Ages

2020 JamTrack Pack

Develop a historical knowledge of iconic country guitar playing.

Country music has become an American institution. From the earliest folk music of the 1800s through the modern pop-country scene of today, this storied music is intertwined with the people and the history of the good ol’ USA. If you’ve ever been interested in learning this amazing style of music, this is the pack for you.

20 JamTracks

Stems Included

Tabs

Purpose

Country Through the Ages takes you through 20 amazing JamTracks that cover every style of country, from 1920s Appalachia to contemporary hits. We start the pack with the earliest country-folk music on record and coincidentally some of the best tracks for beginners.

Then as we move forward in time, we cover sounds such as the country waltz, railyard groove, crisco groove, train, western swing and eventually end up at modern country meets rock.

Focus

Presented by Alex Scott, we cover:
  • Inspired by iconic country songs throughout history.
  • Recorded by real session musicians in a pro studio.
  • Improve your country playing with real music.
  • Progress from beginner to more advanced tracks.
  • Features high-quality stems so you can customize and remix the tracks.
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Country & Bluegrass

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