The Guitar of Robert Johnson w/ Pete Madsen

Thursdays, 8:30-9:45 pm, beginning September 12
$120.00 advance / $130.00 after September 2
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Robert Johnson is considered the most influential of the early blues men. His haunting vocals and spectacular guitar playing have inspired musicians for decades. In this class we will explore several of his compositions in both standard and open tunings (A and G). Topics include: fingerpicking style, chord variations, shuffle rhythms and slide guitar

Pete Madsen is a teacher, writer, guitarist and performer based in Berkeley, California. He has written numerous lessons for Acoustic Guitar and Play Guitar magazines; and is the author of FretMaster: Slide Guitar and the Fretmaster: Funk Book, both published by Backbeat books; as well as A Guide to Acoustic Blues Guitar and the soon to be published The CAGED System for Guitar.

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