New Ideas for Fingerstyle Creativity
Often billed as an acoustic jazz guitarist, Eric Skye actually occupies a unique niche between traditional acoustic music, modal jazz, folk, and blues. A lifetime of musical interests has led him to have a fully realized and wide-ranging style that is all threaded together with a healthy respect for the groove, and a passion for up close, uncluttered, and unadulterated acoustic tone.
In this 30-minute Homespun lesson, Eric teaches his original song, “Blues for Freida,” a stunningly beautiful minor-key instrumental featuring simple yet innovative chord voicings that will excite any intermediate player.
In a thoughtful, methodical way, Eric teaches the chords and the melody, then discusses how he approaches variations and soloing. His clear and concise instruction will inspire you to dig deeper into applications for these stunning musical lines that are woven throughout this piece.
This lesson is chock full of great ideas for any fingerstyle guitar instrumental you may choose to write or arrange.