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Acoustic Rhythm Guitar for Adults - Level I
Get strumming with a music celebrity. Singer-Songwriter Rick Rose will introduce students to the fundamental theories and principles of playing the acoustic guitar. Discover rhythm technique, open chords, strumming patterns and basic music theory. Find out how to play in the proper key for your voice, how to read chord charts and transpose keys to suit your voice. Rick will introduce you to over 500 songs from which you can select your favourites, including the works of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, John Mellencamp, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, Simon & Garfunkel, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, James Taylor, Bob Seger, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers, Jimmy Buffett and many others. The songs from these artists are the perfect choices for the solo acoustic troubadour! Bring along your guitar, lyrics, ideas, a hand-held digital recorder, and any recordings you've already made.