A Dobro Player's Guide to Jamming (eBook + Online Audio)
21757EB
You're a beginner or intermediate Dobro player; you know a few tunes such as "Cripple Creek", "Old Joe Clark", and "Fireball Mail". You might have learned the basics of playing, but you may not have played with other people much or at all. You're at your favorite festival, and you've just come up on a HOT jam session. You'd love to join in, BUT you're afraid that (a) you won't know the tunes, (b) you won't know what to do or how to do it, (c) you'll be embarrassed or choke, (d) they'll ignore you and preten...more
Product Number:
21757EB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
40
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1105-5
ISBN13:
978-16191-1105-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/1/2012
You're a beginner or intermediate Dobro player; you know a few tunes such as "Cripple Creek", "Old Joe Clark", and "Fireball Mail". You might have learned the basics of playing, but you may not have played with other people much or at all. You're at your favorite festival, and you've just come up on a HOT jam session. You'd love to join in, BUT you're afraid that (a) you won't know the tunes, (b) you won't know what to do or how to do it, (c) you'll be embarrassed or choke, (d) they'll ignore you and pretend you're not there, (e) someone will take your Dobro out of your hands and fling it into the woods, (f) they'll all get up and leave, (g) they'll laugh, (h) something even more horrible might happen. It doesn't have to be like that! Our task is to give you some tools and tricks so you can sit in on most any jam session and come out alive and grinning. It's easier than you think. This book will teach you how to do it! Written in notation and tablature. Includes access to online audio.
Preface
Acknowledgements
Anatomy of a Jam Session
Chords and Keys for Jamming
Bluegrass Rhythm
What Can I Bring to the Jam?
Laying Back
Non Chordal Vamping
Chordal Vamping
Melodic Fills
Taking a Solo
Practice the Scales
Dressing Up the Melody 
Participating in a Jam Session
Jamming Etiquette
About the CD 
Appendix 1 - Some Typical Guitar Chords
Appendix 2 – Resources 
Appendix 3 - Some Rules for Jamming
Appendix 4 - CD Tunes
About the Authors
 
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