Here's a great little pull-off lick that's easy to play but sounds really dynamic as an ending, or something for between verses or phrases. Happy simplifies it for novice pickers who want to perk up their listeners' ears. You'll have a lot of fun with this one!
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Here's an easy but dynamic lick that you can learn and play in the key of C. It works as an ending, an intro, or a fill-in when playing a bluesy song or instrumental. I use it quite a lot in my playing and I'm sure you will too when you get it into your playing.
Here's a fancy bluegrass lick that follows the standard I - IV - V progression in G. It will give you some nice practice with your flatpick and will come in handy when jamming on any number of bluegrass tunes. Check out all of Adam's lessons.
The late Tony Rice graced us at Homespun with the only instructional materials on his playing style that he ever did. We feel so fortunate to have been his friend and the recipient of these amazing lessons. Here's one of our favorites, from his first Homespun video, "An Intimate Lesson with Tony Rice."
Singer/songwriter/expert guitarist Adam Traum offers a great lick in the key of C for blues, ragtime, and other acoustic roots styles. In addition to his music career, Adam is a video producer and editor for Homespun and is an integral part of our team. For more lessons by him, click here.