Beginner Country Guitar Lesson

Beginner Country Guitar Lesson –>This lesson is taught by Anders Mouridsen as a part of his Guitar Country Lesson series at GuitarTricks.com. Anders is a GuitarTricks.com instructor, and guitarist for the Grammy-nominated country singer, Cam. In this beginner level lesson he teaches you how to play the style of guitar that is a staple in country songs. You can use this way of playing to apply it to literally hundreds of country songs.

This lesson in broken down in to the following segments:

Intro: One-Man Country Band – Explains how to play country music all by yourself by learning to master a few basic tools

Strumming Gear and Tone – Anders teaches you how you can learn to play material on any guitar. You just need a guitar and a pick. He also emphasizes the need to use a metronome.

Strumming All 4 – Teaches you a basic country strumming pattern – strumming the 4 beats of a bar – starting off slow and then up to speed with a backing track.

Accenting 2 and 4 – Teaches you how to emphasize the back beats when strumming on the 2 and 4 counts – while keeping the rhythm steady and locking in with drums and bass

Adding the Upstroke – Learn to play 8th notes as upstrokes in between the 2 and 4 back beats

Speeding It Up – Now that you know basics of a full country strumming pattern, Anders teaches you how to speed up your playing. He emphasizes the importance of staying in time, playing the rhythm, and keeping loose and relaxed. The segment really starts to get you sounding like a country guitar player!

Strumming Pattern Practice Tune – Anders walks you through how to play each section of a practice tune. He focuses on how to keep the groove, feel and rhythm of the song. Starts you off slow then moves you to playing full speed with a backing track

Strumming Front Porch Practice – In the last segment, Ander focuses on helping you understand, isolate, and correct on any difficulties and problems you may be having.

This lesson is published courtesy of GuitarTricks.com. Click here for instant free access to the entire country course in the Guitar Tricks Core Learning System for beginners.

Disclosure: We are a professional review site that receives compensation from the companies whose products we review.

This lesson is published courtesy of GuitarTricks.com. Click here for instant free access to the entire country course in the Guitar Tricks Core Learning System for beginners.

Guitar Resources – Main Page

Beginner Country Guitar Lesson

We Recommend:

Beginner Country Guitar Lesson

Beginner Country Guitar Lesson