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Teja Gerken “1948”

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Advanced Fingerstyle Workshop host Teja Gerken plays an original composition.

by Teja Gerken
March 19, 2015

Peghead Nation Co-Founder/Producer Teja Gerken also hosts the Advanced Fingerstyle Workshop, where his guest instructors have included Tony McManus, Ed Gerhard, Peppino D’Agostino, Mike Dowling, Jamie Stillway, Paul Asbell, and others. In this video, Teja performs his original tune, “1948.” Played in D A D G A D tuning, the piece consists of variations of three themes and a bridge section, and includes passages that make use of both open strings and closed chord voicings. Teja plays the piece on a Martin Custom Shop OM.

To get access to Teja’s workshops with all these great players and more, including tune transcriptions and instruction by each guitarist on their individual styles, enroll in his  Advanced Fingerstyle Workshop on Peghead Nation today!

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Posted by j n on
Very nice! BTW, why 1948? Is there a significance?

Posted by william piburn on
Nice Teja! Very cool tune.
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