This lesson will teach you how to play measures 7 & 8 of the Solo Guitar version of Moon River. To listen to the Guitar Tab for the whole song, go to the GUITAR Tab video. An essential part of any performance of a tune is that the melodic line should be heard clearly above the accompanying notes. Go to the MELODY Measures 7 & 8 page to revise the melody for these measures. If you want to impress, let that melody fly! Go to the CHORDS Measures 7 & 8 page to revise the chords for these measures.
in this combined arrangement guitar solo for measures 7 & 8, in between the two melody notes;
2nd string open
1 st finger, on 2nd string, 2nd fret
we’ve placed a fill
the first note of the fill is played by the
2nd finger, on the 6th string, 4th fret
followed by the
3rd finger, on the 4th string, 4th fret
4th finger, on the 3rd string, 4th fret
and finally the
1st finger, on the 4th string, 3rd fret
The Guitar Tabs on the bottom of the video screen will help you find where to place your left hand fingers
for the rhythm of the melody in these two measures
count 1, 2 an, 3 an, 1, 2, 3
This arrangement could as easily sit with the title of “Jazz Guitar Arrangement” or “Classical Guitar Lesson” and be interesting to players from both genres.