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Kirby Jane

Kirby Jane

Kirby Jane is a Nashville-based guitarist specializing in solo jazz and Americana performance and fingerstyle arranging. Kirby is a protégé of Grammy-winning guitarist John Knowles, C.G.P, and has taught and performed alongside some of the industry’s top acoustic guitarists, including Thom Bresh, Joe Robinson, and Tommy Emmanuel, C.G.P. For more information, visit kirbyjane.net.

ARTICLES

Ragtime Guitar

Scott Joplin’s Sweet Syncopations

July 4, 2020
Investigating the style of one of ragtime’s biggest names will undoubtedly improve your fingerstyle technique.
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Lenny Breau

How Did Lenny Breau Do That?

December 15, 2018
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of how one of the most wildly inventive guitarists of his generation combined taste, technique, and an overwhelming sense of melody into a jaw-dropping package.
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Harmonics

How to Handle Harmonics

November 11, 2017
It’s easier than you might think to create mysterious, ethereal notes that seem to float through the air.
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Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed’s Red-Hot Picking

September 2, 2017
An in-depth look at the techniques used by one of the most influential fingerstyle guitarists of all time.
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Fingerstyle

Fretboard Workshop: A Fingerstyle Manifesto

April 29, 2017
Don’t be intimidated by ditching that flatpick. Here are some quick-and-easy ways to get your fingerstyle chops up to speed.
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