Nashville Number System Lesson 2 – Chopping and Basic Fills

In this lesson, Megan Lynch Chowning discusses chopping and creating basic fills based on The Nashville Number System. While Megan teaches this series of lessons from a bluegrass standpoint, these concepts also apply to country, gospel, and other American styles of music. We hope you enjoy this excerpt of the course.

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One Comment

  1. When I started playing fiddle and I went to our bluegrass jams where I know for a fact that I’m very disliked. I brought my fiddle and a cheap chin cello I made. After jamming on 4-5 songs they nodded at me to solo. I chuckled “I’m strictly rhythm man! I don’t want to make it talk or sing!” I’ve played bass over 35 years. I hate solos but it’s what you have to do to play a nights worth of music in a bar. I’m slowly having to wrap my head around the fact that I’m now playing a “Solo” instrument. Ms. Megan’s number system lessons are invaluable.

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