“Sweet Georgia Brown” | Jazz Standard – Doc Watson Intermediate Guitar Lesson with TAB


A 5-part lesson on the classic old-time tune “Sweet Georgia Brown”! This jazz standard has been performed and recorded by many of the iconic jazz musicians of the last century. This catchy melody is also the official theme song of the Harlem Globe Trotters basketball team. In this 4 part lesson, we’ll take a look at the Doc Watson style version of “Sweet Georgia Brown” including some of the unique techniques Doc uses to interpret this tune.

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You’ll get streaming access to 6 MP4 video files, 6 MP3 audio practice tracks (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 melody in real time with the tab!

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Videos (Streaming)

Part 1 – 12:05
Part 2 – 9:24
Part 3 – 8:28
Part 4 – 7:39
Rhythm – 9:03

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– “Sweet Georgia Brown”.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– “Sweet Georgia Brown”.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

80 BPM – 5:01
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:01
100 BPM – 5:01
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:01
120 BPM – 5:01
120 BPM with Metronome – 5:01