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“Blue Ridge Cabin Home” in C, Part 2

This lesson is part of the course Bluegrass Banjo with Bill Evans.
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In this lesson, you’ll start adding roll patterns to the melody of “Blue Ridge Cabin Home.” Every melody has a rhythm and when Earl Scruggs was working out his breaks, he tried to keep the melody’s rhythm intact as he added the roll patterns, letting the melody dictate what kind of roll to use. Bill shows you some ideas for choosing rolls. For example, if you have a melody note that’s held out for a long time you can try a forward roll, and when the melody notes are closer together you can try an alternating thumb roll or a forward reverse roll. Bill walks you through an entire solo here, with embellishments and fill-in licks.
 
 
 
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“Blue Ridge Cabin Home” in C  
 
“Blue Ridge Cabin Home” in C  
 
“Blue Ridge Cabin Home” in C, Part 2
“Blue Ridge Cabin Home” in C, Part 2
 
After you’ve learned the chords and melody of “Blue Ridge Cabin Home” Bill shows you how to construct a solo by combining the melody, some typical roll patterns, and even a few licks you already know in the key of G. He also shows you a few variations and how you can practice playing in the key of C by moving things you may play up the neck in G (like Earl Scruggs’ break to “Lonesome Road Blues”) down the neck to open-position in C.

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