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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