Guitar 204

Song: Ganesha Sharanam

with Daniel Tucker

Here's a sweet, upbeat Ganesha Sharanam chant in Raga Bhupali, by Jai Uttal. Learn two new strumming techniques: upbeats, and accented arpeggios.

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Daniel demonstrates the song, and explains what this course will include. (4 min)
watch video 1
Any song can be transformed by swapping in your favorite mantra. (3 min)
watch video 2
Review the chords and see how Daniel is using a capo for this song. (6 min)
watch video 3
A new strumming pattern, featuring lively rhythmic upbeats. (12 min)
watch video 4
Daniel's favorite variation on arpeggiated strumming! (7 min)
watch video 5
Practice the thumb bassline, then fingerstyle Taylor picking. (10 min)
watch video 6
Two options: a "C/G" chord for the first line, and a "D/F#" chord for the second. (8 min)
watch video 7