Chris Eldridge

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Cherokee Shuffle


Familiarity Up the Neck

Hello all!

This week we're going to be learning and playing the melody with almost exactly the same notes and rhythms that we used last week. But they're all going to be located in a very different position on the fingerboard - up the neck out of a C position. Once you can play it in both places, try switching from one position (open G) to another (up the neck C) mid-tune. It might be tricky to switch at first, but if you work at it you'll develop a sense of where the important notes (roots, 5ths, etc) live in each position.

Enjoy!

Chris

 

 

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Bluegrass

Print Print Chords & Tab

Loop 0:00 Run-Through of Cherokee Shuffle Melody Up The Neck

 

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Loop 0:49 Breakdown of Cherokee Shuffle Melody Up The Neck

Loop 15:31 Slow Practice Loop of Melody Up The Neck

Loop 16:46 Closing Thoughts

Loop 17:36 Chris Playing Rhythm

 

 

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Kip Marchetti
Kip Marchetti Jul 14, 2017

Cool lesson

FYI - a super spread in Fretboard Journal on Chris and Julian Lage.

Chris Eldridge
Chris Eldridge Jul 18, 2017

Thanks Kip!

 
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