A simplified melody you can take straight to the jam! While there aren't any sixteenth notes in the basic arrangement of Sugarfoot Rag, there is a bit of a stretch you'll need to make to reach the 6th fret of the G String with your ring finger. Use your pinky if it's more comfortable. Then, check out the substitution licks as soon as you're ready.Learn
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Here you will find 3 different ways to play Sugarfoot Rag on mandolin. The beginner Sugarfoot Rag tab will show you how to play the basic melody line. Once you feel comfortable playing that then move on to learning the intermediate arrangement, which will teach you how to incorporate more 16th notes. Finally, the advanced Sugarfoot Rag tab shows you how to really show your playing off with some flash bluegrass licks all based on the melody.
Use Tunefox’s unique practice tools to take your playing up a notch or two. The tempo slider allows you to set the perfect tempo for your practice, depending on your goals. Work up to your ideal speed for the song using the Speed Up tool and once you’re ready to commit Sugarfoot Rag tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.
Get creative with this arrangement of Sugarfoot Rag by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher feature. This tool lets you decide what licks you’d like to learn in the song and helps you better understand improvisation and creativity within the chord changes of Sugarfoot Rag. Shuffle all of the licks in this tab to create an entirely new version of the song.
All arrangements of Sugarfoot Rag include flexible backing tracks, allowing you to change the volume of the main instrument, full band, or metronome to suit your practice needs.
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