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Your Love Is Like a Flower, Part 1

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Learn fiddle in the styles of Kenny Baker, Stuart Duncan, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, and other bluegrass greats by learning classic tunes, with improvisation exercises and advanced techniques.
 
 
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In this lesson, Chad talks about his philosophy of improvising, including some advice from David Grisman. He shows you how he distills a tune, in this case “June Apple,” down to its most basic elements, so that you can start playing around with the rhythm, varying the melody, returning to the way you normally play the tune, etc. Chad also talks about the importance of listening to the musicians he’s playing with and reacting to them, and demonstrates how he reacts to the rhythms the guitar is playing.
 
 
 
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Your Love Is Like a Flower  
 
Your Love Is Like a Flower  
 
Your Love Is Like a Flower, Part 1
Your Love Is Like a Flower, Part 1
 
To learn to play solos on classic bluegrass songs like Flatt and Scruggs’ “You Love Is Like a Flower,” you should start by learning the melody and the chord progression. Chad shows you his approach to playing bluegrass solos using this bluegrass standard, which you can hear the Bluegrass Album Band play in this clip. You’ll learn the melody and chords in the key of E, which is the key Chad sings it in, using standard “capo” positions, the major pentatonic scale, and other bluegrass fiddle techniques. Chad also talks about chord progressions and how he remembers the chordal structure of songs. Then he walks you through the melody, phrase by phrase and shows you how the chords relate to the melody.

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