Old time fiddle tunes are at the core of flatpicking guitar repertoire. Eric Thompson is a master of the genre - he's set a benchmark for taste and tone for over forty years. Here he teaches fifteen great tunes in a variety of keys and shares invaluable fingering tricks to make them flow from your strings.
On the lesson CDs Eric patiently teaches you the tunes, line-by-line, lick-by-lick. The tunes, ranging from standards like Blackberry Blossom and Ragtime Annie to obscure gems Yellow Barber and Hell Among The Yearling, are all clearly notated. For the intermediate student.
Lesson One: COMPLEX FIDDLE TUNES: Blackberry Blossom, Say Old Man, Hell Among The Yearlings, Dusty Miller, Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss.
Lesson Two: CLASSIC FIDDLE TUNES: Ragtime Annie, Paddy On The Turnpike, Miller's Reel, Texas Gals and Forked Deer.
Lesson Three: OBSCURE GEMS: Yellow Barber, Fall of Richmond, Billy In The Lowlands, Thompson's Reel and Dubuque
Level 2/3 • 32 page tab/music book with three compact discs