Tony Rice is known world-wide for his spectacular technique, brilliant improvisation and powerful soloing. On this CD (accompanied by a transcription book in both music and tab), he personally passes on to you the style he has pioneered during two decades as the top bluegrass picker of his generation. In careful detail, Tony analyses licks, runs, solos and rhythm parts to hot bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes that will challenge and delight all flatpickers.
Intermediate players will learn the intricacies if the Tony Rice style in detail: the secrets of his left and right hand techniques as well as kick-offs and endings, licks, riffs and complete solos to fiddle tunes and country songs. He covers rhythm techniques, cross-picking, improvisation, variations on the popular ‘G run’ and much more!
Before long you’ll be picking advanced solos to a number of tunes that should be in every good picker’s repertoire: The Red Haired Boy, Little Sadie, Your Love is Like a Flower, Blue Railroad Train, Home from the Forest, Wildwood Flower, Old train, Wild Horse, and Jerusalem’s Ridge.