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Backing Up Reels, Part 5: “The Red-Haired Lass” Play-Along Track

This lesson is part of the course Irish Backup Guitar with Flynn Cohen.
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Learn to accompany jigs and reels and other traditional Irish dance tunes in the style pioneered by Irish guitar greats Paul Brady, Mícheál Ó Dhomhnaill, and Dáithí Sproule and used at Irish seisiúns. With chord voicings, rhythm patterns, and practice tracks.

 
 
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THE JIG RHYTHM
 
Jigs are the other most commonly played dance form in Irish traditional music. The 6/8 jig rhythm is unique and has a specific strumming pattern and a particular feel. Beginning jig players often use an alternating picking pattern, but to get the right feel, it’s usually better to use a down-up-down, down-up-down pattern. Flynn demonstrates the pattern and gives you a couple of exercises to help you get used to the pattern.
 
 
 
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  • Lessons on accompanying 29 traditional Irish tunes, including reels, jigs, hornpipes, O'Carolan tunes, and more
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Backing Up Reels, Part 5: “The Red-Haired Lass” Play-Along Track
Backing Up Reels, Part 5: “The Red-Haired Lass” Play-Along Track
 
Use this video to practice playing “The Red-Haired Lass” at a medium tempo along with Flynn and mandolinist Marla Fibish.                                                                                                                            

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