Basic Terms, Techniques, Phrases, & Chords (12:32)
Right Hand Technique & Chords (4:51)
Practice Techniques & Exercises (11:18)
Add Passing Tones & Hammer-On (11:00)
Changing Chords & Right Hand Technique (Thumb) (7:02)
Add Bass Notes (10:20)
Adding Approach Notes & Bass Note Variations (7:51)
Mixing Variations & Using Accents (4:12)
Adding Bass Runs (9:53)
Sweep Technique (3:24)
More Thumb Technique (2:55)
Add Melody with the Thumb (12:49)
Add a High Melody (6:30)
Closing Phrase (4:28)
In this Homespun video series you’ll learn to sound like a flamenco guitarist instantly! Aaron Gilmartin has made his introduction to this guitar style so easy that even someone with just a minimal amount of guitar experience can start playing this exciting and passionate music.
To get you going, Aaron has chosen Tango Flamenco, one of the great traditional Latin dance forms transformed by flamenco. It's based on a simple, instantly recognizable four-chord progression and a driving rhythmic pulse. Popular groups such as the Gipsy Kings have made this sound famous in recent years.
The rhythm compass, with its familiar percussive effect, is key to this style. Aaron teaches you the basic right hand strums (rasgueados) and picking (picados) that conjure up the sounds of Spain. Aiming this video series at true beginners, Aaron takes each step of his lesson at a very slow and deliberate pace.
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Submitted 1 year ago
Great introduction to Flamenco
I have really enjoyed getting an insight into a form of music that I thought would be beyond me.
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Pro Tools
Submitted 1 year ago
Very basic and sketchy intro into "something like almost Flamenco"
Do you learn to play "Flamenco Style" from this course? No. Not the slightest. You learn a few training tips on how to improve muscles and muscle memory for some "nice sounding" right hand tricks and some - basic, standard - left hand etudes. What do you learn from this course? You learn to play some chord progressions or melody patterns that remind you of Andalucian or Spanish folklore. It sounds "Flamenco" if you haven't heard a real Flamenco, ever. What's so "non-Flamenco" about this? Flamenco is about rhythm, emotion, drive - it's a "cry", it's pure power, even when it's boring :-) Unfortunately what Aaron Gilmartin presents doesn't have much "rhythm", since it's really only basic arpeggio patterns, more or less simplistic "hammer ons" and almost trivial strumming. That would be OK if he had put some more weight on the importance of keeping the pace, moving the song foraward, putting emotion (and to that extend DYNAMICS) into his performance, which he doesn't. Why 2 stars then? Because for the absolute beginner there is something to learn, even if it is not "Flamenco Guitar" by far ... Any additional notes? This video seems to be converted from a poorly encoded DVD, it has the wrong playback ratio (flattened), audio and video are not correctly in sync throughout all lectures. It is sad to see that even free Youtube videos provide better (technical) quality than a paid course. Teaching style remarks? Aaron Gilmartin is very quiet, very calm, very slow and slightly uninterested in what he is doing, as it seems. I am not fully clear about what rubs me the wrong way, it may just be the pauses he makes when speaking or the lack of emotion in his guitar playing, but I kept thinking "if he doesn't LOVE what he is doing, why is he doing it?"
Submitted 1 year ago
I am a flamenco guitar student, have been for a dozen years and still consider myself a beginner in this most technically difficult genre of all. Mr. Gilmartin would be chased off any stage in Spain. Please find a real flamenco guitarist for a course like this, someone who has had professional flamenco singers and dancers depend on them. There are hundreds of capable virtuosos in the US who are good teachers. This guy is not one of them. This is a rare misstep for Groove3.
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