Country Fusion

by Chris Shofner

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  • Hi GMC!

    The "Country Fusion" lesson covers a hip rhythm and melody that merges style elements from two of my favorite guitarists, Jim Campilongo and John Scofield. This lesson utilizes some unique chord voicings, a behind-the-nut bend, tone swells, and octaves.

    Techniques included in this lesson:

    Hybrid picking
    Steel guitar style bend
    Behind the nut bend
    Tone Control Swells
    Double-stops
    Slides
    Octaves

    Key: C

    Chords: C7#9, F7, F#7, G7

    Tempo: 110 bpm

    Time Signature: 4/4

    Gear: Tele>Wampler Ego Compressor>Wampler Delta Overdrive>Vox AC15

    Scales used in this lesson:

    C Pentantonic with flexible 3rd
    C

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