Rolly on the Blues - A Beginner's Guide to Playing Fingerstyle Blues Guitar (DVD)
GW1053

In this beginners’ guide to playing acoustic fingerstyle blues, Rolly Brown teaches the essential nuts and bolts for getting acquainted with some primary forms of this wide-ranging topic. The starting point is the solo 12 bar blues in the key of E, influenced by the primal sounds of the playing of the great Sam Lightnin  Hopkins. Within this simple but eloquent structure, Rolly explores ...more

Product Number:
GW1053
Format:
DVD
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Binding:
DVD
Size:
5.75 x 7.5
UPC:
796279114196
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
11/9/2017

In this beginners’ guide to playing acoustic fingerstyle blues, Rolly Brown teaches the essential nuts and bolts for getting acquainted with some primary forms of this wide-ranging topic. The starting point is the solo 12 bar blues in the key of E, influenced by the primal sounds of the playing of the great Sam Lightnin  Hopkins. Within this simple but eloquent structure, Rolly explores simple right hand skills for carrying bass and melody simultaneously, coupled with an understanding of basic blues scale structure and phrasing, all under the aegis of Rolly’s Rule (Make it sound human!).  

Attention is also paid to: 

 Chord shapes

Examples of Rhythm, Melody & Chords in E

Playing up the neck

Playing in the keys of E, A and C

Chord Figures in E

Creating Blues Licks

Double Stops

A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. Each tune is taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split-screen. Running time 95 minutes. DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.

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