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  • This classic jam number is fantastic for practicing improvisation. Take a close look at the chords for the B section and compare them to the melody notes. Good stuff!

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Big Sciota builds on the beginner version by incorporating more slurs and longer melody lines.

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This advanced rendition of Big Sciota will challenge and inspire you (especially the B section!). Pay attention to the left hand positions in the B section and practice slowly to get them nice and smooth.

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

More about Big Sciota Guitar song

Guitar Big Sciota tab

Big Sciota is a popular tune in the old-time and bluegrass repertoire and is named for the Scioto/Sciota river which flows through Ohio and empties into the Ohio River. West Virginia fiddler Burl Hammons is the main source for the melody of this tune and the recordings that he made have influenced many artists to play their own renditions of this fiddle tune. Today, its one of the most popular bluegrass jam tunes and has been covered by artists such as the Red Clay Ramblers, Bob Carlin, Reed Island Ramblers, and more.