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Instruments > Guitar > Electric Country Guitar with Guthrie Trapp

Electric Country Guitar
with Guthrie Trapp

Guthrie Trapp has shared a lifetime of musical knowledge and decades of playing in hundreds of country guitar lessons online. Students in the electric country guitar course have unlimited access to these video lessons, as well as guitar tabs and other study materials.

 Improv scale exercises  bends and slides tips

 Perkins to boogie styles  Country standards

About Online Country Guitar Course with Guthrie Trapp


Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich and vibrant world of country guitar with the guidance of the esteemed Guthrie Trapp. ArtistWorks proudly presents an unparalleled opportunity to learn from one of the most respected country guitarists and sought-after session musicians of our time. Whether you're a beginner eager to master the foundations or an experienced player looking to refine your technique, this comprehensive online course is designed to help you become a versatile and skilled country guitarist.

Welcome to a world-class online platform that allows you to learn at your own pace and elevate your country guitar skills from the comfort of your own home. With Guthrie Trapp as your mentor, you'll gain exclusive access to a meticulously crafted curriculum of video lessons, providing you with the insights and techniques necessary to play country guitar with finesse, flair, and authenticity.

With years of experience performing with country music legends and honing his craft, Guthrie Trapp brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Now, you have the exclusive opportunity to learn directly from him as he shares his secrets and insights into the world of country guitar.

From mastering the essential techniques of chicken pickin', hybrid picking, and bending, to exploring the nuances of country rhythm, chord progressions, and tasteful soloing, Guthrie Trapp will guide you through every step of your musical journey. With his clear and concise instruction, you'll develop a solid foundation and gain the skills necessary to express yourself fluently in the country genre.

One of the standout features of this online country guitar course is the interactive learning experience offered by the ArtistWorks platform. As a student, you'll have the unique opportunity to submit practice videos to Guthrie Trapp, who will provide personalized video feedback and guidance. This invaluable one-on-one instruction ensures that you receive individual attention, allowing you to refine your technique and overcome any challenges along the way.

In addition to the personalized feedback, you'll become part of a vibrant online community of fellow country guitar enthusiasts. Connect, collaborate, and engage with like-minded guitarists from around the world. Share your progress, exchange ideas, and receive support from both your peers and Guthrie Trapp himself. This collaborative environment fosters a sense of camaraderie and provides an ongoing source of inspiration and encouragement throughout your musical journey.

With the convenience of learning on your own schedule and the flexibility to access the course materials anytime, anywhere, this online country guitar course is suitable for players of all levels. Whether you're a dedicated country music fan or an adventurous guitarist looking to expand your musical horizons, Guthrie Trapp's expertise and guidance will unlock your potential and enable you to express yourself authentically through country guitar.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to learn from one of the preeminent country guitarists of our time. Enroll in the online country guitar course with Guthrie Trapp today, and embark on a transformative musical journey that will enhance your playing and ignite your passion for country music. Get ready to twang your way to greatness and become the guitarist you've always aspired to be!


About Video Exchange® Learning



What ultimately sets these guitar lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Guthrie reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your guitar playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Guthrie. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.


About Guthrie Trapp


From when Guthrie first entered the Nashville scene, he found himself playing sessions with great musicians including Willie Weeks, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, Tim O'Brien, Randy Travis, Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Tony Rice, Earl Scruggs and more. As a recording artist Guthrie released his first solo album called Pick Peace in 2012 as a way to showcase his signature guitar playing which has been featured on so many other musicians’ projects. Since 2015 Guthrie has brought his passion and flair into his way of teaching his electric guitar lessons at ArtistWorks!


Country Guitar Lessons


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Beginner Country Guitar

Introduction to Electric Country Guitar
Luther Perkins Style
Luther Perkins Exercise 1-4-5
Luther Perkins Exercises
Guthrie's Teaching Approach -NEW!
Influences and Essential Listening
Submit a Placement Video
Guitar Tuning
Positioning the Guitar While Standing
Right Hand Position
Left Hand Position
Holding The Pick
Combining Left and Right Hands
Picking Patterns
Basic Major Chord Shapes
3 Note Block Chords
The B7 and F Chord
Active Listening -NEW!
Simple Chord Theory: Degrees of the Scale
Changing Chords in Rhythm: 1-4-5 Progression
Chord Changes: Luther Perkins Style
Basic Minor Chords: Am, Em, Dm
“Folsom Prison Blues”
“Lonesome On'ry and Mean”
Major Scales: First Position
Pentatonic Shapes
Introduction to Basic Hammer-Ons
Introduction to Basic Pull-Offs
Introduction to Basic Slides
Introduction to Basic Bends
Pentatonic Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs
The Boogie Woogie Lick
One Chord Boogie Woogie Lick
Changing Chords with the Boogie Woogie Lick
Getting a Handle on Rhythm: Timing Practice Exercises
Hybrid Technique: Block Chord Basics
Hybrid Technique: Two Fingers
Outlining Chord Changes: The 1-3-5 Method
Outlining Chord Changes: The 1-3-5 Method - Mapping 1-3-6m-1-4-5
Outlining Chord Changes: Basic 1-4-5-1
Building a Solo: Introduction to Basic Soloing
Building a Solo: Basic Soloing - Key of A
Building a Solo: Basic Soloing - Key of C
Building a Solo: Basic Soloing - Key of E (Performance Only)
Building a Solo: Basic Soloing - Key of G (Performance Only)
Other Student Submitted Tunes
Ballads & Waltz Time: Introduction
Ballads: “Silver Wings”
Waltz Time: “Kentucky Waltz”

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Intermediate Country Guitar

Introduction to Intermediate Electric Country Guitar
Guthrie's Teaching Approach -NEW!
Using Bass Notes In Rhythm Playing
Hybrid Technique: One Chord
Hybrid Technique - Ideas for Practicing
Opening Up the Neck Using Triads -NEW!
Major to Minor 3 Octave Pattern -NEW!
Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in E
Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in A
Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in G
Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in D
Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in C
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of G
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of D
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of A
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of E
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of C
More Chord Shapes Up the Neck: Key of F
Connecting Chord Shapes: Key of G
Connecting Chord Shapes: Key of A
Connecting Chord Shapes: Key of E
Connecting Chord Shapes: Key of D
Connecting Chord Shapes: Key of C
Mapping Out the Triads - Key of G
Mapping Out the Triads - Key of D
Mapping Out the Triads - Key of A
Mapping Out the Triads - Key of E
Mapping Out the Triads - Key of C
Connecting Major Scales Up the Neck - Key of G
Connecting Major Scales Up the Neck - Key of A
Connecting Major Scales Up the Neck - Key of C
Connecting Major Scales Up the Neck - Key of D
Connecting Major Scales Up the Neck - Key of E
Outlining Chord Changes: The 1-3-5-b7 Method
Outlining Chord Changes: The 1-3-5-1 Method - Mapping 1-3-6m-1-4-5
Outlining Chord Changes: 1-6m-2m-5
Outlining Chord Changes: 1-5-6m-4
Tying Licks & Phrases Together
Major Pentatonic Scales Up the Neck
Minor Pentatonic Scales Up The Neck
Introducing Major and Minor 3rds with Pentatonics
Pentatonics Up The Neck: Exercises
Connecting the Pentatonics to Chord Shapes
Intermediate Slides
Intermediate Hammer-Ons
Intermediate Pull-offs
Other Student Submitted Tunes
Minor Ideas: Flatting the 3rd
Intermediate String Bending
How to Bend in Tune While Playing Multiple Strings
Multi-String Bending Exercise
Hybrid Picking Rhythm
The Roll
Alternating Bass: Chet Atkins and Scotty Moore Style
Drop D Tuning
Double Stops: Two Note Harmonizing
Double Stops: Two Note Harmonizing in G
Two Note Harmonizing: Country Shuffle in C
Intros and Endings: Train Beat
Building a Solo: Introduction to Intermediate Soloing
Building a Solo: Intermediate Soloing - Key of A
Building a Solo: Intermediate Soloing - Key of C
Building a Solo: Intermediate Soloing - Key of E
Building a Solo: Intermediate Soloing - Key of G
“Folsom Prison Blues” - Intermediate Soloing Over Songs
“Lonesome, On'ry and Mean” - Intermediate Soloing Over Songs
“Crazy Arms” - Intermediate Soloing Over Songs
“Mama Tried” - Intermediate Soloing Over Songs
Tones and Controls
Volume Swells
Pickups: When and What to Use
Playing with Feeling and Taste: Bends and Memphis Licks
Blending Other Styles with Country
The Tasteful Use of Country Licks in Other Genres
The Funk Approach
Stage Etiquette: Playing With and Listening to Others

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Advanced Country Guitar

Introduction to Advanced Electric Country Guitar
Guthrie's Teaching Approach -NEW!
Advanced Rhythm Techniques
“Folsom Prison Blues” - Advanced Rhythm
“Crazy Arms” - Advanced Rhythm
“Mama Tried” - Advanced Rhythm
“Lonesome, On'ry and Mean” - Advanced Rhythm
Outlining Chord Changes: Advanced 1-3-5 Method - Mapping 1-3-6m-1-4-5
Major Scales in Harmony: The 1-3-5 Note Chords
Advanced Major Arpeggios
Advanced Minor Ideas and Arpeggios
Getting Beyond the Pentatonic Shapes
Getting Beyond the Pentatonic Shapes: “Waylon” Style
Getting Beyond the Pentatonic Shapes: Country Shuffle
Getting Beyond the Pentatonic Shapes: Train Beat
The Flat 7 Major Scale
Advanced Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Playing Over Chord Changes: Outlining the Major 3rd & Flat 7th
Double Stops Up The Neck: Connecting Chords and Shapes
The Hendrix Shape
Advanced Double Stop Concepts
Connecting the Double Stops
Advanced Steel Bends
Advanced Steel Bend Exercises
Chromatics
Playing in the Pocket
Using Chord Shapes
Building a Solo: Introduction to Advanced Soloing
Building a Solo: Advanced Soloing - Key of A
Building a Solo: Advanced Soloing - Key of G
Building a Solo: Advanced Soloing - Key of C
Building a Solo: Advanced Soloing - Key of E
“Crazy Arms” Advanced Soloing Over Songs
“Truck Driving Man” Advanced Soloing Over Songs
“Folsom Prison Blues” Advanced Soloing Over Songs
“Mama Tried” Advanced Soloing Over Songs
“Lonesome, On'ry and Mean” Advanced Soloing Over Songs
Adding Grease and Character: Slurs and Attitude
The 5 Minor and Major 7th Scales
Minor and Major 7th Exercises
Behind the Nut Bends
Harmonics
Chord Melodies
The Junior Brown Lick: Drop D Tuning
The Nashville Number System
Other Student Submitted Tunes

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Guthrie Improvisation 2022

Country Shuffle in C - 120 BPM - Improv 1
Country Shuffle in C - 120 BPM - Improv 2
Country Shuffle in C - 120 BPM - Improv 3
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 1
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 2
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 3
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 4
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 5
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 6
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 7
Train Beat in E - 120 BPM - Improv 8
Waylon in A - 100 BPM - Improv 1
Waylon in A - 100 BPM - Improv 2

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30 Day Challenge

30 Day Challenge - 2017 (Archive)
30 Day Challenge - 2018

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