TONY COX ONLINE GUITARCAMP
Sat/Sun 22/23 April 2021
ONLINE GUITARCAMP #2 -
Sat/Sun 22/23 May
13h30 to 16h30 UK
14h30 to 17h30 SA/DE
09h30 to 12h30 USA
Last week I held my first digital GuitarCamp series of two 3hr workshops over one weekend. It went so well that I have decided to do one per month, toward the back end of each month.
The work we covered over the weekend was varied. We started with a breakdown of Don Mclean's guitar playing in his exquisite song 'Vincent'. We looked at how he subtly manipulated his chords to augment his voice and the lyrics. From there we went to the Blues. We looked at a blues riff in 6/8 with a static bassline held by the thumb on beats 1 and 4 while the fingers played out six notes to the bar. We also had a look at how the E7 chord breaks down into an arpeggio. We learned how to play this giving it a bluesy flavour by using hammer-
That was all a lot of work in itself but we still managed to look at a jazzy walking bassline that worked its way through the classic II -
THE NEXT GUITARCAMP
Why Fingerstyle is King
At the next series of workshops on the 22/23 of May, I will be taking students through the intricacies of just why fingerstyle guitar playing is such a powerful medium in any genre of music. If you have not used your fingers before, then this class is for you. If you know how to use your fingers but are stuck for ideas and inspiration, this class is for you.
We will look at how fingerstyle can be used in a wide variety of applications, from playing lead guitar to sitting solo and picking out a mini-
These online workshops are limited to just 5 attendees so if you intend to be there, book your place immediately on reading this by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With a student base that spans the globe and over forty years of teaching acumen, Tony is also a multiple, award-
When: Sat/Sun 22/23 May 2021
Where: Private streaming (on booking you'll get a link sent to you)
Cost: R1200pp or £60