A lesson on the classic flatpicking fiddle tune “Beaumont Rag”. This flatpicking standard is named after the town of Beaumont, Texas. I based this version off of the Doc Watson interpretation. It has some great Doc licks and crosspicking in the B part over some interesting G and C major chord inversions. If you are looking to improve your crosspicking, this is a great song to do it!

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You get streaming access to four MP4 video files, six (6) MP3 audio practice tracks (three (3) with metronome), a PDF tab sheet and a TEF tab file.

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Videos (Streaming)

Part A – 14:17
Part A2 – 14:12
Part B – 24:22
Rhythm – 11:50

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

Beaumont Rag.pdf

TEF Tab File (Download)

Beaumont Rag.tef
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

60 BPM – 5:38
60 BPM with Metronome – 5:38
80 BPM – 5:55
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:55
100 BPM – 5:22
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:22