Bluegrass Guitar and Flatpicking

Level 2/3

"Bluegrass Guitar and Flatpicking: What is it and how can I do it?"

Bryan will breakdown the essential components of flatpicking with an emphasis on not just "what" you play but "how" you play. Bryan will spend time with bluegrass rhythm playing, clean fiddle tune picking, and powerful bluegrass soloing.

  • 08/17/18 - 08/20/18
  • Bluegrass Guitar and Flatpicking
  • Apply Now!


Bryan Sutton is the most accomplished and awarded acoustic guitarist of his generation, an innovator who bridges the bluegrass flatpicking traditions of the 20th century with the dynamic roots music scene of the 21st. His rise from buzzed-about young sideman to first-call Nashville session musician to membership in one of history’s greatest bluegrass bands has been grounded in quiet professionalism and ever-expanding musicianship.

Sutton is a Grammy Award winner and a nine-time International Bluegrass Music Association Guitar Player of the Year. But these are only the most visible signs of Sutton’s accomplishments. He inherited and internalized a technically demanding instrumental style and become for young musicians of today the same kind of model and hero that Tony Rice and Clarence White were for him. And supplementing his instrumental work, he’s now a band leader, record producer, mentor, educator and leader in online music instruction.



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