Started: Age 21 in 1991
Instruments: Guitar, mandolin and bass
Styles: Roots, blues
Books Publications: (National Guitar Workshop Publications/Alfred) Beginning Fingerstyle Arranging and Technique for Guitar
Recordings: Pitchin' Day (2006) Pat Johnson's Songs From the Town Boredom Built (2003) Musicians For The Millennium- BMA compilation CD (1999
Gear: 000-60 Larrivee Acoustic John Pearse Strings & accessories '97 National Delphi �98 Oskar Graf Custom Acoustic '02 Rickenbacker Mandolin �95 Rickenbacker 360 �89 Gretsch 6120 '74 Gibson SG, early �70s Traynor Guitar Mate '46 Sound Craft Amp Voodoo Labs Pedal Power & Tremolo Pedaltrain board
Lesson Text: Learn to Play Guitar with Pat Johnson Pat Johnson's guitar lessons are for acoustic guitar players at the beginner level. He'll teach you the fundamentals you need for playing easy songs. Learn about chord switching, explore strumming and different strum patterns, discover boom-chick accompaniment style, and practice alternate picking. The lessons about fingerstyle, p-i-m-a arpeggio pattern, slash chords, and pinches round out the basic acoustic guitar playing skills. Learn songs suited for acoustic guitar from Pat: "Buffalo Gals," "Corrina, Corrina," "Careless Love," and "Oh Sinner Man" are some of the songs he teaches.