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Crazy Creek, Part 2: The B Part

This lesson is part of the course Advanced Flatpicking Guitar with Scott Nygaard.
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Learn the essential techniques of bluegrass flatpicking guitar through classic and lesser-known songs and tunes, from bluegrass blues to old-time fiddle tunes to country swing sounds.

 
 
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Crazy Creek, Part 2: The B Part
Crazy Creek, Part 2: The B Part
 
The B part of “Crazy Creek” is almost entirely in Bb (with a capo on) and starts with an Eb line, so it’s a good workout for the open-position Bb scale. Scott shows you a few open-sounding voicings for Bb and Eb chords and then he takes the melody apart for you phrase by phrase. He ends by giving you a few ideas for improvising on the Bb and Eb chords once you’ve gotten the melody of “Crazy Creek” under your fingers.

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