Guitar Lessons by Charles Gacsi

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ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT
This is an old Welsh Song. Suitable as a recital number for a beginning student.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10526 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
TRIBUTE TO GEORGE M. SMITH
I decided to share an excerpt from the works of George M. Smith, Guitarist for the Motion Picture Industry
Jazz · Advanced · 8258 Hits · 4.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/18/2004
 
S.I.T.S. - An Original Tune
This is a little tune. A duet. It requires two guitars.Chords and melodic line are on the same tab. Chords are easy. The chord names are in a descending pattern yet the harmony moves in ascending pattern. This is a study in contrary motion.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 6693 Hits · 4.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2004
 
ALOUETTE
This is a nice little piece. French Canadian Song. Only two chords. C and G7. Probably good for a beginning student of several months. A little challenge.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8868 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2004
 
FAR ABOVE CAYUGA'S WATERS
This is a college tune. Short. A possible recital number.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3775 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2004
 
CARLOTTA
This is a Flemenco Guitar Solo for pick style Guitar created by George M. Smith. This tab arrangment is an adaptation of that musical creation.
Flamenco · Advanced · 97302 Hits · 4.49/5 (51 ratings) · Last modified: 6/27/2004
 
THE ARKANSAS TRAVELER - Accompaniment
This is an old tune dressed up with a new garment of updated chords.
Country · Advanced · 37605 Hits · 4.45/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/18/2004
 
BEYOND OPEN STRING SCALES - FORM ONE
Learning to train the hand for mastering basic scales, chords, arpeggios, pentatonics, and modes, with minimal shifting in position. Applied patterns are in this lesson. 1st of 5 MOVEABLE scale fingerings to be played anywhere on the fretboard.
Jazz · Beginner · 13901 Hits · 4.43/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/29/2004
 
ESTRELITA - (Little Star)
ESTRELITA - Means Little Star. This is a pretty sounding chord solo.It is not meant to be played fast. Instead play it freely and with expression. It is a stepping stone to a more demanding solo. Try to keep it not more than 80 bpm
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 13050 Hits · 4.39/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 7/13/2004
 
CARESSING WIND - An Original Tune
This is a little tune in G. Hardest part was figuring out the rhythmic pattern. As it is now, it is a compound triplet pattern. Additional measures were inserted for the final ending of G, Ab maj7, A7, Gm7(Bb6), G
Jazz · Intermediate · 8918 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/11/2004
 
RIDDLE SONG - Old English Song
This is an old tune that keeps coming back from time to time. It ends on the dominant. Keeps the music wanting to resolve to the beginning and start all over again. Good harmony technique for commercial Radio or TV product ad.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 6024 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/20/2004
 
SEPTEMBER SONG - A Standard Jazz Tune
This is a Standard Jazz tune. In Bb. Uses parallel key of Bbm. Very distinct bridge. Ebm6 followed by E dim. Both chords repeat. Nice tune.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5965 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/27/2004
 
GOD CAN MAKE A TREE - An Original Tune
This piece of music was written in 1986. Jazz - folk type of chords. Harmonized melody. Spiritual feeling. Could be used for Christian or other religious events. Nice sounding tune. Beautiful and warm in feeling. Crosses boundaries of different faiths.
Jazz · Intermediate · 6775 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/17/2004
 
PINA COLATA - An Original Tune
This is a happy little latin type tune. Reggae? Specific category not available on this site. Lyrics being written by a professional singer named Judy. Up date to follow when lyrics completed. This is a study with some intervals of a 6th.
Reggae · Advanced · 42688 Hits · 4.30/5 (20 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2004
 
COLLAGE - An Original Tune
This material was conceived for the solo guitarist with utilization of 4th finger, partial chords, diminished principles, moving voice, and other devices.
Alternative · Advanced · 24514 Hits · 4.29/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 11/13/2003
 
TWO GUITARS
This is an old Russian Folk Song. Sounds good and is easy to for a new beginner to learn. Could be a short beginner recital tune. Pick or classical style.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 7892 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 10/27/2004
 
AMERICA
Here is another neat little solo for begining level. Sounds good. Could be a recital number. Easy to repeat. Key of C. Written by Samuel F Smith. This tune has an English title as well.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 17849 Hits · 4.25/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 9/3/2004
 
ROUND AND AROUND - An Original Tune
Jazz keys and progressions suitable for playing with the horns. Easy melodic line. Diagrams of actual chords fingerings vs those via sequencer. Good progression for Jamming. TAB of entire song is completed.
Jazz · Advanced · 7760 Hits · 4.25/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2004
 
ARPEGGIOS - CYCLE OF DOMINANTS #1
Dominant 7ths in Arpeggio Status. Same chords as in Lesson #1411. "Cycle of Dominants #1"
Jazz · Advanced · 25459 Hits · 4.24/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2004
 
SIXTHS
Sixths. Harmonically and Melodically. Fingering combinations. Alternating picking technique. Each set of string combinations starts at the lowest stopped position. This lesson is intended for all styles of playing. Classical included as well.
Jazz · Intermediate · 16812 Hits · 4.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2004