In this lesson, we take a look at a catchy traditional tune: “Old Grimes”. This tune has a great melody and an interesting chord progression making use of a Bm chord. It also has some distinct Irish flavor mixed in with hammer-ons, pull-offs and some interesting melodic motion. In this lesson, we explore the specific elements that give this tune it’s unique Celtic flavor. This is a really fun tune to play and it will give you some good soloing ideas in addition to adding a new song to your setlist.

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You get streaming access to three (3) MP4 video files, six (6) MP3 audio practice tracks (three (3) with metronome), one PDF tab sheet and one TEF tab file. This lesson also includes SoundSlice Player integration so you can slow down, pause and rewind the transition run and the solo for this song in real time with the tab!

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Videos (Streaming)

Part A – 12:13
Part B – 13:43
Chords & Rhythm – 7:44

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– Old Grimes.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– Old Grimes.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

70 BPM – 5:43
70 BPM with Metronome – 5:43
80 BPM – 5:49
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:49
90 BPM – 5:10
90 BPM with Metronome – 5:10