Guitar Lesson: Inside Joni Mitchell’s Inventive Guitar Style

Using an ever-changing array of alternate tunings to generate unusual harmonies, and a unique harp-like picking style, Joni Mitchell reinvented the guitar as a vehicle for accompaniment and songwriting. The evolution of her guitar style is inseparable from her journey as one of the defining singer-songwriters of her generation. In this lesson, you’ll explore the legacy of a pioneering guitarist whose music is a wellspring of ideas for going beyond standard approaches to the instrument.

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