Scale theory overview; Chromatic, Major, Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor.
Reading small chords with 3 – 4 notes. Chord tone awareness. Reading studies. Alternate picking exercise piece.
Further development of fingerstyle technique. Working with “sustained” notes. The “let-ring” principle.
Introduction to triplet figures. Understanding the 8th-note triplet. Includes exercises and application assignment.
Working with Major and Minor “Pattern #4 Alternate” chord voicings, (4th string root). Introducing the “Pattern #5” chord patterns for Major and Minor, (4th string root).