Beginning Flatpicking Lead-In Runs

Flatpicking Lead-In Runs by David Ellis is a free video lesson for bluegrass guitar. We will learn seven different beginner level runs to use while switching chords. David will provide note by note instruction on playing these licks that will help you switch from the D chord to G chord, G to C, G to D, and C to D. These bass note runs are an integral part of bluegrass rhythm guitar. To move from playing basic rhythm on to lead runs, check out our Easy Flatpicking Songs package of premium lessons.

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