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Bluegrass Guitar Lessons: Changing Chords in Rhythm - Exercise 2

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[MUSIC]
In
bluegrass rhythm guitar we talk about is
so important.
And we're just gonna continue on with
these exercises.
We're in the key of C.
[MUSIC]
And so, in a key of C,
the song has three cords in the key of C.
And bluegrass, more than likely.
It's gonna be C, F, and G and we're gonna
get into some of the theory behind that in
just, in a little bit later as we move on
but, but again this is more building.
Trying to build left hand muscle memory
and, and, and
moving your right hand in rhythm and all
this kinda stuff.
So, we'll get into the, the nitty gritty
of why all this stuff works but,
we're just trying to make a big sound on
the guitar right now.
So here in the key of C of that exercise
four bars.
[MUSIC]
So that's how, that's how that one goes,
just like the one in, in G.
But, but concerning muscle memory and
those kind of things,
the less you have to think about where
your hands are going, the better.
So if you're playing a song that's in the
key of C in a bluegrass jam.
You know, if you're.
And these are, these are things that you
know, that I, I rely on daily,
you know, when I'm playing.
Are just, just knowing where that is so,
so I can concentrate.
If you're, once your, once your muscles
sort of get used to all these things and,
and you build strength then you can really
start thinking about making music and
playing songs and, and these little things
like this in my,
in my effort to try to isolate things down
to, to sort of core issues and concepts.
That's, that's where these little
exercises I think are important.
As you're building, there's the rest
stroke.
So there's in the key of C,
we'll move on next.