Rhythm Guitar | Progression in A – Intro to Walking Bass Lines | 20:16
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An important part of guitar playing is rhythm guitar. Whether you are playing in a jam, pickin on some tunes, or playing in a band, chances are that most of your time is going to be spent laying down the rhythm. I've had a number of requests for some lessons on closed chord forms, specifically swing chord voicing, so I'm going to start that process by introducing you to Texas fiddle style guitar backup. This style of rhythm guitar is rooted in Bob Wills and Western Swing style music, so it's a perfect way to ease you into the advanced chord forms that we'll learn later on. Most importantly, you will gain a deep understanding of how the chords work together, which will allow you to improvise within your rhythm playing. In this lesson I'm going to show you how to add a walking bass line to the basic chords.