The Old Crossroad

Lester Flatt Style Rhythm Guitar

Bluegrass Guitar - This is it. Based on the playing of Lester Flatt, this tune sheds light on some of the crucial techniques that give this style of rhythm it’s sound. G-runs, Lester’s unique rhythm patterns, and bass walks all come together to support, highlight, and enhance the song

Watch the video for the tips on how to make these notes come to life, and be sure to do your listening practice. Turn on Youtube, Spotify, or drop the needle on this old record. Then close your eyes and focus on the guitar. Then listen again and again. Knowing how the rhythm is supposed to sound and feel is just as, if not more, important than knowing the right notes.

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