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Self-taught acoustic guitarist Erik Mongrain shows off some of his innovations and moves in this Phase 2 Artist Series.
Take 18 minutes to get to know Erik, and discover his unique path to becoming a composer...Length: 18:25
Erik discusses his guitar in detail and how it is setup.Length: 39:41
In this lesson Erik explains the electronic components of his gear.Length: 5:04
Erik demonstrates how he gets warmed up. He also shows some exercises that build muscle...Length: 23:06
Erik expounds on the many possibilities of open tunings and the new harmonics that you...View This Full Lesson!
Erik explains picked harmonics and something he calls the "Waterfall Technique".Length: 7:05
Erik shows you some more of his moves in this installment of the harmonics mini-series.Length: 9:58
Erik demonstrates some more of his harmonic moves. He covers slapping, tapping, and popping...Length: 7:29
This is the last lesson in the harmonics mini series by Erik. In this lesson he covers...Length: 10:06
Erik Mongrain returns with more "Moves". In this lesson he shows you his right hand flick,...Length: 17:09
Erik shows how his guitar is set up and customized for his percussive moves.Length: 9:24
Erik teaches the basics of percussive techniques on acoustic guitar.Length: 13:27
In this lesson Erik explains what he calls "sweeping." This is not a neoclassical shred-fest.Length: 12:11
Erik covers the basics of lap tapping. This lesson will get you acquainted with the posture...Length: 4:22
Erik explains the basics of the lap tapping style in this lesson.Length: 12:17
This is a three part lesson on music composition. In the first part, Erik talks about...Length: 44:47
Erik discusses the various aspects of performing live. He shares many tips and useful...Length: 21:17
As another great guitar tapping player, Stanley Jordan, Mongrain started out in the streets of Granada, he will continue on in the Barcelona subway and will probably end up recording on world class major labelsErik is a musician who is constantly researching and exploring the world of music. For almost two years now, Erik has resumed standard guitar posture and has been writing at tremendous speed songs in which the harmonies and melodies are profoundly inspired.
Jesus Arias, Granada, May 18, 2001