First Lessons Lap Steel (Book + Online Audio)
22183M
First Lessons Lap Steel is a fun and easy approach to learning the lap steel guitar. Author Jay Leach explains the basics of the instrument including bar control, picking, and string groups, with fun exercises to play. This book also includes several catchy tunes and accompanying online audio with play-along tracks.
Product Number:
22183M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
40
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8752-5
ISBN13:
978-07866-8752-7
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/24/2015
First Lessons Lap Steel is a fun and easy approach to learning the lap steel guitar. Author Jay Leach explains the basics of the instrument including bar control, picking, and string groups, with fun exercises to play. This book also includes several catchy tunes and accompanying online audio with play-along tracks.
First Lessons Lap Steel

Introduction
Chapter One
How to Tune
Good String Gauges
The Picks (Hot water to adjust thumbpick)
Chapter Two
Holding the Bar/Using correct pressure
Right Hand Position with Picks
Picking String Groups
Chapter Three
The Slide
Slide Exercises
Slide Exercises with different string groups
Chapter Four
Simple Slide Phrases
Slide Phrases with different string groups
Chapter Five
Beginning to Make Music
What does (I), (IV), (V) mean?
Playing I IV V Chords in different keys
Octaves
Octave Slides
Chapter Six
Now the Fun Begins!
Chapter Seven
Slide Exercises to practice playing in tune
Chapter Eight
Vibrato
Chapter Nine
Simple tuning change to play the blues
Chapter Ten
The “Modified Blues”
Chapter Eleven
Back to C6th
Chapter Twelve
Harmonics
Chapter Thirteen
“Three Blind Mice”
Chapter Fourteen
“Wichita Sunrise”
About the Author
 
Series: First Lessons
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