Jerry Garcia Guitar Lessons
This volume is a dedicated Artist Study of Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead. We will cover concepts such as melodic patterns using modes, chromatic approach, blues approach combining several scales, and jam to several new jam tracks.
Intro to Jerry Garcia
In this lesson we will be discussing the style of Jerry Garcia. We will cover basic elements to his playing and tone ideas.
In this lesson we will discuss one of the essential elements of Garcia’s blues and country style playing, combining the blues, mixolydian, and country scales.
In this lesson we will discuss the essence of Garcia's blues playing approach. We will apply the combining of scales with modifying melody.
In this lesson we will discuss the Modal element of Jerry’s style. The chord progression of Franklins Tower will be used as an example.
Bends and Chromatic Licks
In this lesson we will take a close look at Jerry’s use of bends and chromatic licks
In this lesson we will study the chord progression to Eyes of the World and practice switching modes or keys.
Targeting Specific Notes
In this lesson we will discuss the idea of targeting notes of the specific chords playing in the harmonic structure.
Improv over Deal
In this lesson we will apply the concept of targeting specific notes of the harmonic structure using the Deal Jam Track.