When I Paint My Masterpiece Jerry Garcia Guitar Solo 10/3/87 Bob Dylan wrote “When I Paint My Masterpiece” in 1971. The Band delivered the first recorded version of the song on their 1971 album “Cahoots,” with Dylan’s rendition appearing a few months later on Bob Dylan’s “Greatest Hits Vol. II.” Although Jerry Garcia had been
Alabama GetawayOn the surface, “Alabama Getaway” sounds like a standard, Chuck Berry-esque 12 bar blues. However, the song is anything but standard, and instead of being a 12 bar blues, it follows an 8 bar blues form with a couple of twists.”Alabama Getaway” was first performed by the Grateful Dead on November 4, 1979, at
Epic JamI’m always getting requests for The Allman Brother’s “Mountain Jam”, and this makes sense as there is no other one song that wholly represents the Allmans as much as this. Clocking in between 30-45 minutes, the song truly is a musical journey and gives everyone in the band a chance to really shine. The
If you’re not familiar with him, Scott Fore is a bluegrass guitarist that has gone on to win multiple competitions, most notably the prestigious National Flatpicking Contest at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, placing second in 2000 and 2014, and winning first place in 2002 and 2015.
I’m not going to lie, I’m surprised at the number of guitarists that are quite good and have been playing for a considerable amount of time that don’t know the names of all the notes on the fretboard fluently. Don’t be tempted to skip past this post if you kind of know the notes and