Western swing

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Up-tempo, electric country music.

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Covering Trent56 · Dec. 4, 2018

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Thanks for the crosspicking study, Trent! I didn't know that the top string is an upstroke — is that usually how crosspicking goes? Reminds my of a gypsy guitar exercise. More…

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Head and first solo to western swing great Jimmie Rivers' take on the Erskine Hawkins tune "Tippin' In" from his Brisbane Bop record. Tons of great country jazz licks throughout the solo and simple but… More…

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Chicago's Joel Paterson playing with some rockabilly twang. More…

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Elvis' holiday classic arranged in a minimalist style with 6ths, double stops, simple 3 string 7th voicings, and more. More…

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Don Helms' lap steel intro and solo break on the Patsy Cline classic arranged for six string. Offers great insight into how to get that steel sound on a 6 string with simple triad inversions up/down/across… More…

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Notice how the initial melodic line in these beautiful chords ascends regardless of what string is played. More…

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Rory has a technique all his own, and it's just so fun to experience. More…