Instructor: Marty Collin
Level: Progressing Beginner
Ages: Teens and Adults
Fall Session II (8 weeks): Tuesdays, 10/18/22 – 12/06/22
6:00pm – 7:15pm
Description: This class is a continuation of Guitar – Beginner I. Students will learn new tunes, a little harder than the first, and in new keys. Students will also learn new skills for playing with others, listening for chord changes, starting a tune with “taters” and ending them with “shave and a hair-cut.” A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes for 15mins to hone group playing skills.
Prerequisite: Beginner – Guitar I or equivalent. Equivalent level would include the ability to play a few simple tunes such as Cripple Creek, Soldier’s Joy, and Old Joe Clark independently with steady rhythm. Feel free to ask for guidance regarding placement before registering.
What you’ll learn in this class:
Tunes: 8th of January, Lonesome Road Blues, Red Haired Boy (other similar material may also be used)
Group playing skills: How to kick-off and end a tune (Taters + ending lick, playing with back-up, coming in for a solo
What students will need:
Functional guitar (bridge and all 6 strings intact, tuners in working order)
Notebook & pencil
Recording device optional
Next Level: Guitar – Intermediate