Playing Country guitar is great fun and a wonderful
grounding for all other genres.
Rhythm using country playing techniques to get great grooves.
Soloing and Improvising techniques to get that great country guitar sound using Pentatonic, Diatonic, Chromatic and open string scales.
Musical knowledge to help you understand what you're doing, including the
jargon used (terminology).
How to accompany other players and singers tastefully (joining up the chords).
How to practice effectively and develop a practice routine with exercises to improve you're playing technique.
Lots of hot country licks, Bluegrass picking and
How to set up your amp for that definitive Country or personal sound.
Finger-picking techniques, Merle Travis, Chet Atkins.
Hybrid-picking (both fingers and plectrum).
How to use double-stops and open string runs to get that great country sound.
Open tunings for acoustic.
Learn how Albert Lee get's that fluidity and speed in his playing.
Look at the styles of 'Chet Atkins', Albert Lee, Jerry Donahue, Clarence White,
Brent Mason and many more.
A great holiday break where you will join other like-minded players for an excellent social and informative weekend.