The Gospel Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis (DVD)

Rev. Gary Davis was a musical genius. His music and guitar playing spanned a century of different techniques, styles and ideas and touched on so many musical formats, such as blues, ragtime, folk, gospel, marching songs and tin pan alley hits. In this series of four full-length video lessons, Ernie Hawkins teaches fourteen of Rev. Davis's most requested and famous gospel guitar arrangements. Rare footage of Rev. Davis playing many of the tunes taught in this collection is featured.

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Product Number:
GW813SDVD
Format:
DVD
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Binding:
Boxed
Size:
5.25 x 7.5
UPC:
796279088855
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
10/29/2002

Rev. Gary Davis was a musical genius. His music and guitar playing spanned a century of different techniques, styles and ideas and touched on so many musical formats, such as blues, ragtime, folk, gospel, marching songs and tin pan alley hits. In this series of four full-length video lessons, Ernie Hawkins teaches fourteen of Rev. Davis's most requested and famous gospel guitar arrangements. Rare footage of Rev. Davis playing many of the tunes taught in this collection is featured.

Ernie gives you a detailed rundown of each arrangement, analyzing the structure and timing of each phrase, verse and chorus and then replaying everything slower on a split screen with close-ups of both hands. A comprehensive 80 page tab/music booklet is available for PDF download. All in all, almost six hours of instruction is presented.

DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.


Lesson One:
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way)
Running time: 82 minutes

Lesson Two:
Children of Zion
Oh Glory How Happy I Am
I Belong to the Band
Goin' to Sit Down on the Banks of the River
Running time: 92 minutes

Lesson Three:
Death Don't Have No Mercy
Twelve Gates to the City
Let Us Get Together
Right Now
Running time: 93:30 minutes

Lesson Four:
I Heard the Angels Singing
Crucifixion
I Am the Light of This World
You Got to Move
Running time: 87 minutes
Series:
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Rags, Minstrel Show Songs & Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis

Author : transcribed by Ernie Hawkins; Historical Notes by William L. Ellis
Format : Book/CD Set