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Carolinas Box Guitar Club

We have been meeting the 1st Saturday of each month at 11am at the Taxco Mexican Restaurant, Mint Hill, North Carolina, USA.

We are a cigar box guitar building and slide Blues playing club.

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Members: 6
Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2018

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Comment by Hollis Fenn on February 19, 2018 at 10:15pm

That was a real nice slow blues!

Comment by Uncle Fred on February 18, 2018 at 4:44pm

At our last CBGC meeting on 2/2/2018 we Jammed to several songs.  Below is a rough video of one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5SRlaSkHY8

Comment by Hollis Fenn on February 7, 2018 at 12:32pm
Comment by Hollis Fenn on September 10, 2017 at 10:45pm

I posted a video of my build #5 on my page. Check it out.

Comment by Uncle Fred on July 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

I will be bringing a 4-string slide action acoustic guitar converted from a regular 6-string acoustic to our August 5th meeting.  It is very easy to play.

Bring stuff for "Show and Tell".

Uncle Fred

Comment by Uncle Fred on July 24, 2017 at 11:57am

CBG Builders & Players,

The Carolinas Box Guitar Club meeting #19 will be Saturday August 5, 2017 at 11:00am at Taxco Mexican Grill [Mint Hill location], 7106 Brighton Park Dr., Mint Hill, NC across the parking lot from the Harris Teeter.  We will continue having a monthly meeting on the first Saturday of each month.

Our purpose is to help members develop skills to build and play the 12-bar Blues on their 3-string, fret-less, electric, box guitars.  We currently have 18 on our email list.

Bring a few of your projects for show and tell.  As usual we will discuss individual building and playing issues.

For our monthly playing topic, we will use our picking skills to play a shuffle beat for a 12-bar blues chord pattern.  The rhythm will be as follows:

1 + - 2 + - 3 + - 4 + -  Beats expresses as "one and ugh, 2 and ugh . . ."

A   A D   D A   A D      Notes


Again, we will have special guest, Steve Chapman, at this meeting sharing his jamming expertise.

This should be another exciting meeting.

Fred

Comment by Uncle Fred on June 28, 2017 at 8:37pm

We will be have a special guest at the July 1st meeting.  Steve Chapman a guitar player and member of the Charlotte Blues Jam Group will be sharing some of his expertiseHe will show us how he organizes his song book, will give us a few common Blues rhythms to add to our skill set, and a few recommendations for jamming.

This should be an exciting meeting.

Comment by Hollis Fenn on May 29, 2017 at 6:28pm

I sure hate that I'll miss this one! Ya'll have a good time.

Comment by Uncle Fred on May 29, 2017 at 3:31pm

A lot of Blues soloing can be done by playing notes from the minor Blues Pentatonic scale.  At this month's meeting of our Carolinas Box Guitar Club we will be learning how to play several notes of the minor Blues Pentatonic scale in any key without learning the scale.

I hope to see you all at meeting #18 at 11:00am on Saturday June 2, 2017 at Taxco Mexican Restaurant in Mint HIll, North Carolina, USA.

As usual we will have show and tell so bring your guitars and amps.

Comment by Uncle Fred on May 26, 2017 at 8:19am

The Carolinas Box Guitar Club meeting #18 will be Saturday June 3, 2017 at 11:00am at Taxco Mexican Grill [Mint Hill location], 7106 Brighton Park Dr., Mint Hill, NC across the parking lot from the Harris Teeter.  We will continue having a monthly meeting on the first Saturday of each month.

Bring a few of your projects for show and tell.  As usual we will discuss individual building and playing issues.

Our discussion topic will be the minor Blues pentatonic scale, chords and playing in different keys.  We will learn how to play solos without directly learning a scale.

 
 
 

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