How to Play Guitar: Acoustic Instrumental



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How to Play Guitar: Acoustic Instrumental

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How to Play Guitar: Acoustic Instrumental is a video tutorial on how to master the skill of playing acoustic guitar. The series of videos feature Canadian guitarist and composer Erik Mongrain known for his unique acoustic style and his lap tapping technique. Mongrain has recorded two albums and shares many of his public performances on YouTube. He has done a series of videos on how to play guitar from beginners' tutorials to mastering 70's and 80's rock guitar. In the first episode of Season 1 of How to Play Guitar: Acoustic Instrumental, Mongrain instructs you how to play one of his songs entitled Airtap. This song is from his first album and is a modern acoustic instrumental piece played with lap tapping. Featured in the series is also guitarist Pierre Bensusan who demonstrates the finger-style he uses for playing some of his songs. Bensusan has 11 albums featuring chamber jazz, but also folk music, Celtic music, New Age and World music. He is famous for his finger-style and his D modal tuning. The tutorial videos are aimed at advanced guitarists who are interested in learning new challenging techniques.


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AIRED ON 2/20/2008

Season 1 : Episode 7

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