How To for Autumn Leaves on 3 String CBG

This ain't for everyone and has some finger stretchers in it but a utube viewer asked me to do a walk thru of how I play this tune and I figured I'd share it here too. It's on a 3 string tuned EBe Lots of chords but they're all do-able. Here's a backing track to play al...

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Comment by Jim Morris on September 21, 2017 at 8:48pm

Thanks Erasmo. I woulda sung it if only I'da known the words.

Comment by Jim Morris on September 21, 2017 at 8:45pm

Thanks AGP.

Comment by Jim Morris on September 21, 2017 at 8:45pm

Thanks Unc. Whenever we get together for a jam we can stick to 3 and 4 chorders. Like I said, this ain't for everybody and only a crazy person would stretch their fingers like that for a GMaj7 chord on a 3 string!

Comment by Uncle John on September 21, 2017 at 6:20pm

Yup.  Jim is a humdinger of a teacher as well as guy and friend.

Comment by Erasmo Coco on September 21, 2017 at 5:14pm

 Broken down very nicely. Nice humming and playing .(-:

Comment by AGP # on September 21, 2017 at 4:36pm

Always good to see a How To Vid, thanks for posting Jim  :-)

Comment by Uncle John on September 21, 2017 at 4:11pm

That is mighty pretty, Jim.  And it is kind of amazing to do it on a 3 string EBE.

Thanks buddy, but I likely need to stick to songs with 3 or 4 chords!  

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