My mother found me at the family piano picking out the melodies from the records she listened to during the day when I was three.

I’m one of the lucky ones: I’ve been a musician all my life.

– Scott Ainslie

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Thu 23

Scott Ainslie & Reggie Harris: The Lansdowne Folk Club, Lansdowne PA

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lansdowne PA
Sun 26

Focus Music: Scott Ainslie & Reggie Harris Alexandria VA

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alexandria VA
Mon 27

NCSU-University Scholars Program, Raleigh NC

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raleigh NC
Tue 28

New Century Middle School, Cameron NC

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron NC

Acoustic Guitar Lesson - Robert Johnson Blues Lesson with Scott Ainslie - Part 3

Scott Ainslie demonstrates Robert Johnson-style blues shuffle playing. This is part 3 of Ainslie's lesson in the Decembe…

Impressive Range Covered

The range of topics covered here is impressive for a 60- minute lesson: rhythmic variation within a tune, octave walk-downs, diminished chords, using a slide to play chords as well as clean-sounding single-string licks, and various tunings used by Johnson—standard, dropped D, open E and open A. Ainslie carefully shows how to integrate the bass […]
Jim Coen
Guitar World Acoustic Magazine