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First off, I'm not a teacher. I'm happy to help as I can, but I DO NOT TEACH CBG! People ask lots of questions about my theory and tab posts, and I want to help, but the truth is, I AM NOT A TEACHER!
So, you built you a CBG and now you want to figure out how to play it. You're in the right place! Check out the free lessons under "How To Play".
If you have no clue or experience playing guitar, start with CBG 101 and Knot Lenny's videos, they'll get you off on the right foot.…Continue
Added by Swamp Dawg Primal Music on January 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Keni Lee's video lessons are great, and I'm having fun learning with them. I play fretless 3 string, both with a slide and fingering, using finger picks. I've worked out these exercises for myself to accompany Kenni's CD4 in I-V-I tuning. Each line of 4 bars is an exercise I repeat for about 2-5 minutes (some exercises are only 2 bars, with 2 left blank). The right hand fingerings are indicated over the tab, and left hand is either slide or fingering notes, I do both. The goals of these…Continue
I'm working on a songbook of traditional American songs, with simple but pleasant arrangements for 3 string Cigar Box Guitar tuned I-V-I and harmonica in 1st position. I'm avoiding deciding what key to use, and will simply post them using the Roman numeral system, so they will be less confusing for people who tune in a different key from me. These songs and arrangements are great for singing with the whole family, and are tunes that are so ingrained in many of our heads, making them a bit…Continue
Added by Swamp Dawg Primal Music on January 6, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I'm working on this booklet of theory cheat sheets as a reference to help me with Keni Lee's lessons, as well as generally learning songs and writing new songs. Being an open source and creative commons kinda guy, I figures that it may be helpful for others, so I'll put it up here for free download. If you catch any mistakes, please let me know!
By the way, I've got it printed up half size so I can make a booklet out of it.