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The Jig Rhythm, Part 4: “Out on the Ocean”

This lesson is part of the course Irish Backup Guitar with Flynn Cohen.
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Learn to accompany jigs and reels and other traditional Irish dance tunes in the style pioneered by Irish guitar greats Paul Brady, Mícheál Ó Dhomhnaill, and Dáithí Sproule and used at Irish seisiúns. With chord voicings, rhythm patterns, and practice tracks.

 
 
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THE JIG RHYTHM
 
Jigs are the other most commonly played dance form in Irish traditional music. The 6/8 jig rhythm is unique and has a specific strumming pattern and a particular feel. Beginning jig players often use an alternating picking pattern, but to get the right feel, it’s usually better to use a down-up-down, down-up-down pattern. Flynn demonstrates the pattern and gives you a couple of exercises to help you get used to the pattern.
 
 
 
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The Jig Rhythm, Part 4: “Out on the Ocean”
The Jig Rhythm, Part 4: “Out on the Ocean”
 
Flynn shows you a chord progression for backing up the popular jig “Out on the Ocean,”  which is in the key of G and uses the major chords in the key of G: G, C, and D.

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