Grammy Award-winning guitarist and acclaimed author Mark Hanson demonstrates his arranging process for fingerstyle solo guitar with the express purpose of teaching you to arrange your own solos. He teaches you how to choose a key, a tuning, a style; incorporate walking bass lines, tapping, meter and mode changes, modulation, cascading harmonics – and much more – into your arrangements.
Mark teaches six famous tunes at varying levels of complexity, from easy to relatively advanced. Fingerpickers at every technical level will learn much from this skilled and experienced player/teacher. Plus, you will have six cool new tunes to play: When the Saints Go Marching in, Oh, Susannah!, Pleaser D’Amour, Beethoven’s Ode to Joy and Joy to the World.
Special Features: Ear Training Segment; Transposition Chart; Fingerstyle Technique Overview; Notation and Tab in PDF Format; Over 100 Tunes listed with suggested keys to use for arrangements, and Much More!
Available as a paper book/CD and a digital download.