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One simply cannot talk about people of importance to this genre without tipping the hat to the most masterful musician, teacher, musicologist, producer, folklorist and preservationist of the traditional blues. By now, Stefan Grossman is a venerated, iconoclastic and respected acoustic blues figure of mega-proportions. He came out of the vibrant Greenwich Village, New York, 1960s scene around Washington Square, where so many American folk and blues musicians launched their careers. His friend and occasional collaborator, Steve Katz, formerly of the Even Dozen Jug Band, the Blues Project and Blood, Sweat & Tears, once half-jokingly told this writer: "There we were, all these New York Jews playing the black blues." Indeed, the blues had a strong influence on young New Yorkers during the folk revival. These musicians, Stefan Grossman, Happy & Artie Traum, Danny Kalb, and many others, in turn had a powerful influence on the acceptance of the blues by the American baby boomer generation at large; and, they significantly helped to launch the folk, roots & blues revival, thereby reinvigorating the careers of many original blues musicians whose careers had waned. Many people know Stefan Grossman as the paramount teacher and entrepreneur in what has become the world's largest "blues school", Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop. He is one of the most skilled guitarists in the genre, having been a student of Rev. Gary Davis in New York City. He also picked up lessons directly from Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Skip James, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and others.

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compiled & transcribed by Stefan Grossman
Blind Boy Fuller was one of the most recorded artists of his time and by far the most popular and influential Piedmont blues player of all time. He recorded his substantial body of work over a short, six-year span. He played in multiple styles: blues, ragtime, and slide, which were all enhanced by his National steel guitar. With songs brimming with wit and soulfulness, his strikingly original and energetic guitar arrangements have been inspirational to countless guitarists ever since. In this collection, 38...
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Compiled & Transcribed by Stefan Grossman
“One of the wizards of modern music,” was Bob Dylan’s judgement of Rev. Davis’s importance. He was a giant in the story of fingerstyle guitar. He was a master guitar player as well as a wonderful and patient teacher. He was an exciting performer who could entertain a college audience, bring 25,000 people to their feet at an outdoor festival, move the spirit of a handful of men and women in a small Harlem storefront church, or bring smiles to students and friends who gathere...
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Compiled by Stefan Grossman
Ragtime is in many ways the quintessential American music. It arrived at the turn of the last century with many transitions, notably the discovery of the means to record sound, and the determination of Afro-Americans of genius to be appreciated as artists. The music we call ragtime represents not only a moment of great anticipation (as the advent of jazz was on hand) but also of fulfillment. There are perhaps, 200 classic ragtime pieces that represent a corpus of extraordin...
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Compiled by Stefan Grossman
As aspiring fingerpicking guitarists started expanding their horizons from folk, blues, and ragtime in the 1970s, it was only logical to look towards early jazz tunes as a vast source for new possibilities. For one thing, they could follow the same evolutionary path from ragtime to jazz that had been taken by pianists such as Jelly Roll Morton and Harlem stride players like James P. Johnson and Fats Waller. These musicians all composed in a variety of styles, but their most...
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taught by Stefan Grossman
As part of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Audio Series this comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book. The online audio provides 3 full hours of note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction. Lesson One: Altered tuning (Open D). Songs: 'Avalon Blues', Sliding Delta', 'If You Don't Want Me', and 'Payday'. Lesson Two: Songs include: 'Coffee Blues', Monday ...
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compiled by Stefan Grossman; transcribed by Tom Feldmann
For more than a century, blues guitarists have been pressing bottlenecks, bones, and metal to strings to create exhilarating melodies, propulsive chords and, in their best moments, feelings too deep for words. This collection gathers transcriptions of 27 groundbreaking bottleneck guitar gems from the 1920s through the 1960s. From the beginning, bottleneck guitar and the blues have traveled side by side. In the earliest known description of a blues performer, W.C. Handy recounted seeing someone pl...
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by Stefan Grossman
In Nashville, the studio guitarists joke that all the money is in the first five frets. It is those simple first position chords that make the hits. In this collection we will stay within these boundaries and explore fingerstyle folk, blues, gospel, and ragtime arrangements in the keys of A, C, D, E and G. All you need to know are basic chord fingerings for A, C, D, E, F and G. Tunes include:KEY of CRailroad Bill, Careless Love, I Am A Pilgrim, What A Friend...
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by Stefan Grossman
I became aware of the Dropped D tuning in 1960. It literally exploded my playing. Just by lowering the sixth string down a tone – from E to D, my guitar sounded so much fuller. The tuning seemed to open up the fingerboard whether playing in the Keys of D, G or A. An alternating bass sounded huge and dynamic. Over the last 60 years I, as well as guitar playing friends, have explored playing in Dropped D. From folk and gospel to blues and early jazz to Celtic melodies...
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by Stefan Grossman
This collection shows a wide variety of musical approaches in open and alternate tunings. The arrangements come from the playing of Davey Graham, Pat Kirtley, Tony McManus, John Renbourn, John Fahey, Sandy Shalk, Dave Evans, Martin Carthy, El McMeen, Leo Wijnkamp and Stefan Grossman.The music ranges from the medieval La Rotta to Willie Brown’s Future Blues from the deep Mississippi delta; from O’Carolan’s Lord Inchiquin to Waterbound, an old-time folksong. From Celt...
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by Stefan Grossman
This collection covers ragtime guitar styles and techniques from the “stumblin’ bass” of Blind Blake to the evergreen piano sounds of Scott Joplin.Playing the Guitar like a Piano:Shake That Thing , 99 Year Blues, The Bald-Headed End of a Broom, Buck Dancer’s Choice, A Salty Dog Rag, See That Girl Sitting on a FenceRaggin’ The Blues:Blake’s Breakdown, Ton of Blues, That Won’t Do, Cincinnati Flow Rag/Slow Drag...
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by Stefan Grossman
As part of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Audio Series this comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book. Not only are they presented in book form, but the companion online audio contains three full hours of instruction featuring note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction. Selections include: Sugar Babe; Take a Whiff on Me; It Won't Be Long; Salty Dog; Sister Kate; Oh Babe, Ain't No Lie;...
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taught by Stefan Grossman
In this book, six of Rev. Davis' Holy Blues are presented-- gospel songs with a taste of the blues. The online audio recordings teach these arrangements phrase by phrase as well as presenting the original recordings. These lessons are for the intermediate to advanced fingerstyle guitarist. All of the music is in notation and tablature. LESSON ONE: Rev. Davis played many gospel songs with a blues feel. These are referred to as "Holy Blues." Death Don't Have No Mercy is an excellent example of a Holy Blues in...
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by Stefan Grossman
This comprehensive text covers the spectrum of fingerpicking technique and styles. Performance and stylistic notes, fingerstyle guitar solos and a listening guide are presented for each section of the book.Sections include:Folk Songs; Gospel Songs; Country Blues; Ragtime Blues; Rags and Dances; Appalachian Fiddle Tunes; Celtic Airs; Jigs and Reels; Classic Rags; Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar & Fingerstyle Guitar Duets. All solos are in notation and tablature and are written by noted fingerpicking guitaris...
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by Stefan Grossman
The more you play the guitar the better you’ll become and the more fun and enjoyment you’ll have. When I asked Rev. Gary Davis when and how I should practice on my guitar his answer was clear. He told me to play first thing in the morning and then last thing at night. He said I should keep my guitar out of its case so that I could play it whenever I wanted. The message was to play and enjoy yourself. This collection of blue...
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transcribed by Stefan Grossman
This collection presents six legendary blues guitarists from the 1920s to early 1940s. Each has his own unique approach, style and techniques for playing. Some like Rev. Gary Davis favored regular tuning while Josh White was equally at home playing in Open D tuning as well as standard tuning. Lonnie Johnson is unique in his playing techniques as well as use of a D G D G B E tuning. Buddy Moss’s recordings influenced generations of Piedmont guitarists, especially Blind Bo...
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