Embark on a magnificent musical journey with the learning resource, 'Reuben'. This well-crafted platform offers bluegrass mandolin tablatures in beginner, intermediate and advanced styles. The song 'Reuben' is an old time, bluesy, Flatt & Scruggs, vocal tune. It's also instrumental, thus giving you a wide range of learning opportunities.
One of the main learning tips involves utilizing the unique features of the Tunefox platform. This resource provides a key feature known as the 'Lick Switcher'. This powerful tool allows you to add fresh lick vocabulary, offering you a unique perspective on the same song. The ability to change licks for individual measures empowers you to explore endless variations of 'Reuben'. It also enables you to personalize the arrangement according to your preference and enhances your ability to interpret the tune. Simply tap on the measure to discover the licks hidden within.
Additionally, with the 'Arrange slider', customizing the difficulty level is a breeze. Swipe it to the left to a simpler, core arrangement shown in the tablature by removing many of the 'fill-in' notes. In contrast, swiping it to the right will populate the arrangement with extra notes, allowing you to experience the full song. Make use of the tempo slider to change the tempo of 'Reuben' as per your comfort.
Practicing with backing tracks adds a fun element to your learning process. Play along with the real sounding backing tracks to prepare yourself for your next musical get-together. Select measures, repeat them and aim for perfection. Experimenting is a critical aspect of learning bluegrass music. The 'Speed Up' feature is excellent for progressively increasing the tempo. Start at your comfort speed and let 'Speed Up' gradually elevate the tempo every time you play the song.
In conclusion, practicing regularly, experimenting with the tune, and making full use of the features on the Tunefox platform are some of the top tips to master 'Reuben' and enjoy the process of learning this classic bluegrass song.