Day #4 ~ Thursday 30th August 2012

In the first session of the day the class recapped the DADGAD blues from Day #3 and learnt scale shapes built from the Dsus4 tuning, including, Major, Minor and Pentatonic.

Download the full DADGAD scales worksheet

After the morning coffee break the class learnt the fantastic slide guitar track by the Allman Brothers Band called ‘Old Friend’ from their 2003 album ‘Hittin’ The Note’, which features Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks on guitar.

Old Friend – Allman Brothers Band

Above: The class work studiously on their slide technique

The afternoon session focussed on songs for the student performance at the end of the final day. The class descended upon the local brewery for a taste of the locally brewed beer at La Bercloise where they brew Cognac Beer, which is unique to this area of France.


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