Slow practice has been a point of emphasis for generations of music teachers and players. When we do give a reason or reasons as to why we should practice slowly, it usually revolves around the increased accuracy of executing our pieces. It helps build good playing habits, correct muscle memory and overall accuracy.
There is an old adage that musicians and teachers have said for a long time – “If you can’t sing it, you can’t play it.”
Here is part two of the video series on how to play “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain.” This one gets into the E Major scale and the common chords in that key.
Here is a new video on how to play “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” as played by Willie Nelson (sort of). There will be several more videos to follow in the series. You can always use these tricks on any popular song you may be interested in playing.