Rick Fines – Fingerstyle Blues

May 03 2014

Rick Fines – Fingerstyle Blues

In this 75 minute lesson, Rick starts with his his ‘thumb driven’ style of fingerstyle blues and slowly builds, adding new licks and techniques throughout the lesson. Rick’s teaching is clear and concise and allows the student to begin playing from the start of the lesson and to grow as a player in a methodical, fun process! Rick Fines is a veteran of the folk and blues circuits in North America.
Let veteran Canadian guitarist & teacher Rick Fines take you on an accessible, fun journey into the finger style blues for the acoustic guitar player. Rick will have you playing your own blues in no time!

Some of the topics Rick discusses on this DVD include:

  • Thumb Technique & Damping
  • Call & Answer on an E riff
  • Vibrato
  • The E Pentatonic Scale with Bass added
  • Call & Answer adding more scale notes
  • Blues Riffs
  • Picking Hand Triplets
  • Building Tension in the Triplets
  • G Bass Line Riffs
  • E Turnarounds
  • Climbing up The Neck
  • 12 Bar Blues in A
  • The Diminished Chord
  • Mixing Forward and Backward Rolls
  • Mixing rolls and pinches (Right hand)
  • Endings for A Blues
  • Sliding Into Chords/Notes
  • The Classic Turnaround Using the G Shape
  • Moving the Turnaround to A
  • Syncopation
  • And much more!

Language: English
Year: 2008
Country: Canada
Running time: 1 hour
Quality: DVD5
Video: H264, 688×458, 30.0fps
Audio: MP4A 48.0kHz 16bit, 2 ch
Booklet: No
Size: 2.58 Gb

Rick Fines - Fingerstyle Blues

Rick Fines – Fingerstyle Blues

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