• Getting Started with Mississippi John Hurt – Beg./Int.

  • with Peter Keane

The music of Mississippi John Hurt is a great place to start with blues fingerpicking. His simple, clean style is based on an alternating thumb keeping a steady rhythm on the low strings while the fingers pick out catchy and inventive melodies on the top three strings. This class will be aimed at beginners getting started with an alternating thumb style but will also delve into the nuances of Mississippi John Hurt’s playing that makes it so delightful to hear and to play.