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NYC Beginners Guitar Orchestra (2 Hours)

Beginners are welcome! Just come and I'll have a part for you to play!

Requirements are:

You must bring your guitar (acoustic or electric; you must bring your own practice amp or small battery operated ok)

You must be able to follow one of the 3 charts (tablature or standard notation) - we'll go over each one multiple times until everyone is comfortable with its own part.

You must know the very basics of your instrument

BASS PLAYERS: sorry...there will be no bass amps..., so bring your own portable amp or an acoustic bass!

SONGS: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana, "Ziggy Stardust" by David Bowie and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by The Beatles

GUITAR 1: Simple accompaniment; ideal for beginners playing 3 years or less; open chords, power chords and simple bass lines.

GUITAR 2: Melody and add-ons; ideal for players comfortable with rhythm involving eighth notes, eighth rests, basic lead skills, comfortable with strumming.

GUITAR 3: Solo and fxs; ideal for players comfortable with lead guitar, sixteenth notes, ties, slides, bends, hammer ons/pull offs and able to manage their instrument levels, fx pedals and dynamics.

Charts are uploaded under "More" tab> "Files"
There is sheet music (tablature and standard notation) for each of the 3 guitar parts as well as mp3s for practice. The audio is from MIDI so, don't panic, it will sound way better with real guitars!

What to do:
Choose your part and start getting familiar with the song structure (also uploaded as a pic)

Show up to practice and have fun!


Cheers!

 

 

 

 

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  • Kevin N.

    Hey so I just wanted to know which guitars I should be practicing I remember that I was told to practice guitar three for sunshine but for the rest I'm just practicing guitar 2.

    September 12, 2013

    • Eliane D.

      GUITAR 2b on Beatles and 2 on the others

      September 13, 2013

  • Kevin N.

    im sorry guys I cant attend Saturday the 14th because I work from 10-2 but if you guys are down to jam at the skyline on sunday I am down. let me know! btw I studied back in black and sunshine g2 today and I wrote in on my own tabs in a way that it can all fit into one page and is easy for me to understand each part of the song. let me know about sunday as of right now im down for sunday!

    September 12, 2013

  • Kevin N.

    i meant guitar three on the beatles song

    September 12, 2013

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