Take a lesson from the man the NY Times has called "Dobro's matchless contemporary master." On this DVD, Jerry Douglas shares the powerful techniques and unique sounds that have characterized his award-winning playing and have made him a legend among acoustic musicians.
Bob Brozman uses a variety of instruments - a Weissenborn, a Dobro-type resophonic and a National steel - to teach the funky blues tunes, cool riffs and adventurous improvisations that he pulls from his seemingly bottomless bag of tricks.
"This is a clear, friendly and helpful introduction to the art of accompanying (Celtic) tunes on the guitar….straightforward, usable information…charming presentation." Martin Simpson
The eight-string, non-peda; steel guitar lent its distinctive sound to classic recordings by Bob Wills, Hank Williams and innumerable other country stars. This DVD gives you all the information you'll need to play this uniquely American instrument and capture the essence of the traditional country and western sound.
Renowned guitar luthier Ken Nash guides you step-by-step through care and repair that will preserve the life of your instrument.
Here is an easy introduction to DADGAD for those who are new to alternate tunings and want to explore its unique sounds on the guitar. It brings beautiful progressions, unique chords, ringing open strings and rich tones to your playing. 55 mins. Includes music and tab.
Here is a hands-on Dobro course that will teach you to play your favourite bluegrass and country tunes in no time - even if you've never played before!
This clear and insightful lesson will expand your range of ideas and teach you important music theory that will make you a more versatile all-around player.
Learn to play a variety of fantastic tunes as you master the challenging techniques of the Dobro with this accessible DVD tutorial by Dobro master Stacy Phillips.
Celebrated Dobro maestro Doug Cox introduces a private lesson in the elements and techniques that characterise the lap-style guitar. Not only will you receive a solid foundation in Dobro playing and music theory for one of the best in the business, you will also learn to:
Stacy's presentations extend beyond the tune being taught. You'll amass a full arsenal of techniques to create your own solos, improvisations and variations.
Essential viewing for any Dobro player featuring one of the greatest players of the instrument, Rob Ickes.
Learn the techniques and styles of today's most popular country guitarists! A fixture on the Los Angeles country music scene, Troy Dexter takes players step-by-step through classic country style licks that can also be used in blues, rock and rockabilly. He demonstrates pedal steel licks, bluegrass licks, cascading licks and licks using harmonics, intervals, triads, bends, chromatic passages, arpeggios, open strings, double stops and more. All licks are played in context, then slowed down and explained, and the DVD comes with an instructional booklet. 61 minutes.
This easy to follow bass guitar DVD tutor will take you step by step from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track. Includes 32 page booklet containing all the music examples shown on the DVD.
This great new video guitar chords encyclopedia makes it possible to learn all of the essential chords. Learning becomes much more interesting when you can see and hear each chord. Joe Carr teaches the chord shapes and positions used by leading professional guitarists. Watching Joe's hand positions and listening to each note in the chords will imporve your ear and enable you to learn at a faster pace. Every major, minor, seventh, major seventh, ninth, augmented, and sixth chord is demonstrated a
Steve Kaufman introduces new players to all the elements of guitar flatpicking. No previous experience is necessary. All that's needed is a guitar, a flatpick and the desire to accompany and play lead on great folk, bluegrass and country songs
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