Guitar Tutorial

Irish Rhythm Guitar

  n/a (0) - log in to review
9 Videos | Length: 1hr 25min 53sec
Sample this tutorial...
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
*Only in the All-Access Pass
  • image description 9:18

    Introduction

    In this first video, we are introduced to Irish guitarist John Doyle and go over tuning and reel strumming.

  • image description 6:47

    Basic Chords

    In this video, John covers basic chords.

  • image description 7:18

    "Crowley's" & "Mountain Road"

    Here, we are shown two songs and go over the three chord trick as well as substitute and passing chords.

  • image description 11:34

    "Craig's Pipes" & "The Gooseberry Bush"

    In this video, we are shown songs that have major and minor chords in them.

  • image description 15:44

    "Gallagher's Frolics" & "The Mist Covered Mountain"

    The next two songs we are shown includes jig strumming and jig accenting patterns.

  • image description 9:27

    "Langstrom's Pony"

    After being shown "Langstrom's Pony" we go over slip jig patterns.

  • image description 7:45

    "Humours of Whiskey", "Banks of Loch Gamhna", & "Return to Camden Town"

    In this video, we analyze three Irish songs and go over each one of them.

  • image description 8:06

    "The Fermoy Lasses" & "The Girl That Broke My Heart"

    Here, we learn two songs and some variations for them.

  • image description 9:54

    "Chief O'Neill's Hornpipe" & Final Thoughts

    In this final video we learn a 2/4 song, some variations, and final thoughts from John.

Product Overview


In this Homespun videos series, learn the fine art of backing Celtic tunes on guitar! Explore the strumming patterns, bass lines, accents and syncopations that Celtic guitar hero John Doyle uses to drive a tune forward.

You'll discover how adding minor chords and other substitutions add interest to a basic three-chord tune, and learn both simple and complex accompaniments to more than a dozen great reels, jigs and hornpipes.

John demonstrates his unique strumming patterns using moving bass lines, palm damping, backbeats, accents and syncopations to drive a tune forward. Using dropped D tuning throughout, John shows how to add interest and depth to a basic three-chord tune by using minor chords and other substitutions to change the underlying harmonic structure.

John then goes over each tune, slowly and up to speed, developing dynamic chord progressions and rhythmic flourishes as he progresses. You'll learn rhythmic accompaniments to reels, jigs, slip jigs and hornpipes, including: Crowley's, The Mountain Road, Craig's Pipes, The Gooseberry Bush, Gallagher's Frolics, Mist Covered Mountain, Langstrom's Pony, Humours of Whiskey, Banks of Loch Gamhna, Return to Camden Town, The Fermoy Lasses, The Girl That Broke My Heart, Chief O'Neill's Hornpipe, Tim Henry's Favorite, The Pullet and The Floating Crowbar.


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.


Reviews

- not reviewed

Reviews

- not reviewed
John Doyle is among the most talented and innovative musicians to come out of Ireland in recent years. A left-handed player, he is an extraordinary acoustic guitarist as well as an accomplished singer and songwriter. John's guitar can be heard accompanying many top Irish artists and on film and TV soundtracks such as "The Brothers McMullin" and "Out of Ireland."
 
He toured and recorded for many years as a member of the highly acclaimed group Solas, whose first Shanachie recording received the 1996 Naird Award for best Celtic release. Their second CD, "Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers," soared into the Top Ten of the Billboard World Music charts in 1997. John currently performs regularly with Tim O'Brien, Alison Brown, Cathie Ryan, Kate Rusby, John Williams and Liz Carroll. As a producer, he has crafted CDs for Heidi Talbot (Cherish the Ladies), Liz Carroll, and John's father, Sean Doyle. His second solo CD will be out in Fall, 2004 on Compass Records.

Products by John

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Irish Rhythm Guitar

    In this Homespun videos series, learn the fine art of backing Celtic tunes on guitar! Explore the strumming patterns, bass lines, accents and syncopations that Celtic guitar hero John Doyle uses to drive a tune forward.

You might be also interested in

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play hit classic rock songs on the guitar like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play hit songs on the acoustic guitar like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

In this outstanding Hal Leonard video tutorial series, author/clinician/recording artist Greg Koch teaches the trademark riffs and solos of the man responsible for reinventing blues and rock on the guitar, Stevie Ray Vaughan.

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play Chicago Blues songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play Classic Metal songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play hit songs from the '90s like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

Guitar phenomenon Matt Schofield has set the blues world ablaze with his fresh and passionate take on the genre. In this Hal Leonard video tutorial series, Matt personally teaches you the secrets behind his amazing tone and technique.

Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, get detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature, useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, online audio examples and more. Rock on!

In this eye-opening Hal Leonard video tutorial series, author/clinician/recording artist Greg Koch teaches the trademark riffs and solos of the man who reinvented blues and rock on the guitar, Stevie Ray Vaughan.

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial series, first-call freelance guitarist Jake Reichbart who has performed alongside Motown and jazz legends in his thousands of live gigs, shares his solo guitar tips & techniques.

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial series, Acoustic Guitar magazine music editor Andrew DuBrock explores the softer, yet no less brilliant, side of the legendary lads from Liverpool.

In this Hal Leonard video tutorial series guitar great Joe Bonamassa reveals the playing techniques, tips and gear behind his powerhouse blues-rock guitar style.

Irish Rhythm Guitar is rated 0.0 out of 5 by 0 .
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy