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Irish Jig: Jackson's Morning Brush
An arrangement of a traditional Irish jig for guitar in dropped-D tuning.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 8081 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/13/2002
 
Charlie
A slow Latin style rhythm piece, dedicated to Charlie Gacsi - Get Well Soon.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10457 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/5/2007
 
PolyRemnant
An excerpt (or remnant) from an exercise for practicing 3-finger picking and thumb independance.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5857 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 1/22/2001
 
No Particular Reason
This sequence combines an open string arpeggio with an occasional sustained melody note played on the 1st string.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 4631 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/12/2000
 
The Wild Morris
A traditional folk tune
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5944 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2001
 
Just Good Friends
Two independent tunes which really don't belong together, but which seem to enjoy each others' company.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3734 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/14/2002
 
OutBurst
A tune/exercise based around an (open-string) A Major arpeggio. Added a new fingerstyle 'sweep' picking section.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7761 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/31/2004
 
One For Sandra
Here's a simple (twelve-bar) sequence using the odd bass hammer-on, to Sanda Goodfellow.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4494 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/23/2000
 
Father To Son
Part of a piece intended to be played as a Duet with my son, Jonathan.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3868 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/19/2005
 
Spell Bound
A short sequence for experimentation.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3459 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/2/2004
 
Slow PolyRhythmic Hammer Combo
This lesson presents a succulent combination of simple 2/3 polyrhythmic picking with a sprinkling of hammer-ons to taste.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3069 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/11/2000
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1345 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Swift, Major And Glad
A little tune to cheer you up after playing Slow, Minor And Sad.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5452 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2001
 
Snotty Lizardsquirt
A little lick based on a coloured Hendrix chord. I have also now added a second part.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4301 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/22/2001
 
The Lady Sandra
This was initially inspired by The Lord's Seat by Gordon Giltrap.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3263 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/14/2001
 
The Perpetual Emotion Machine
An extended finger-picked open string arpeggio sequence.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2757 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/14/2002
 
Just A Little Talk With Jesus
The old spiritual. The full lyrics will be on the last page.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1639 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/4/2011
 
Cool Riff
A simple riff by a band.. >_> <_<... forgot the name
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 6544 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 6/20/2005
 
Whole Nut Arpeggio
This extremely brief sequence was inspired by the WholeNote Arpeggio Lessons and far too much Guinness ...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5551 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/11/2000
 
Cowboy Hat
Cowboy hat, original from uruguay by the author of rico normandy. Not very famous, never got far, partiture too hard to read, timing impossible. Look at it.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4059 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/5/2003
 
Down A Dirt Road
A short intro to a song I wrote called "Down a Dirt Road", you need to fingerstyle this one if you want to play it.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3217 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/10/2004
 
Kirk's Groove
Initially inspired by a blues slide lesson of Kirk Lorange, the feel here ended up quite different ...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2977 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/29/2004
 
First Of The Year
A short piece to ring in the New Year.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2189 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/3/2004
 
BrushStrokes
A picking style incorporating downward brush strokes.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1870 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2005
 
The Bridal Bells
A new tune in development, which makes a good pull-off/hammer-on exercise for all left-hand fingers
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1554 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/20/2004
 
AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE
This is a little French Folk song. Easy solo for beginner level.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10822 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
Prelude For Clive
This piece may be considered as an extended Open String Arpeggio exercise, or enjoyed in it's own right.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9796 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 12/17/2003
 
AY - AY - AY
This is a Creole Folk Song. Sound good. Some of the tune is in a different position on the neck. Skill above beginning level needed. Could be a recital number.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9331 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/13/2004
 
VOLGA BOATMAN'S SONG
This is a Russian Folk Song. Men moving heavy boats in seas. Working together in slow rhythmic timing. Chords are easy, but there is a complex passage that will take some skill to accomplish cleanly. Could be recital tune.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8572 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/15/2004
 
LOCH LOMOND
This is an old tune. Scotland according to the lyrics. Easy chords, including several minor chords. For backing, it was a surprise to me to find that the blues track sounded ok
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8084 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 6/14/2004
 
Country Girl 2 (PolyAnna)
A very satisfying piece of polyrhythmic country picking.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5732 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/19/2004
 
Kiss
32. Kiss (#4594)
by Tom Limbach (230)
Keep It Short & Simple.Easy picking pattern with a smooth melody
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 5393 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/14/2002
 
Bring The Ale
Bring me a drink!
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 5090 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 11/25/2003
 
Easy Travis Style Progression
A simple chord progression played using a traditional fingerstyle picking pattern.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4654 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 1/5/2005
 
Foot In Mouth Disease
A bridge for Rick's tune
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4458 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 12/15/2000
 
Reflexion
A piece of reflection.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3269 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/15/2001
 
Learn To Finger-pick Melodies In The Major And Minor Key
How to fingerpick a melody on top of broken chords, using a capo if necessary.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2422 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
Midnight Reflection
Currently this is only a two bar intro to a work in progress but I figured I would give everyone a taste.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2102 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/16/2002
 
The DayDreamer
This relaxing piece is played up the neck and makes use of open first and second strings. Updated.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16725 Hits · 4.96/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2012
 
African Echos
One of those elegant picking patterns that just appears from nowhere and demands to be played! Includes suggested left- and right-hand fingerings.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16512 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2012