Posted by JohnWaters
- Play count: 227
Size: 5,998kb, uploaded 8/22/2015 9:21:55 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)
Very short mix of songs to capture my current progress after 28 months.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 @9:21:34 AM
You've sure come along nicely. I can hear melody. You're shooting high to sound like Earl! Did you work out some of the arrangements yourself?
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @3:33:25 AM
Thanks, Janet. Not trying to displace Earl, but I am determined to become the best I can be in the years I have remaining. :-)
Yes, I did learn some of these completely by ear. I currently have 2 teachers. One teaches me to hear/play the melody and then embellish with my own choice of Scruggs rolls/licks. The other teacher wants me to learn to play the classics note-for-note exactly like Earl's version in his book. I find value in both approaches for now.
I am finding value in both approaches.
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