Fingerpickng Country Blues Gospel Guitar (DVD)

Music from the church always featured in the repertoires of Country Blues Guitarists. In this lesson we explore several styles of fingerpicking gospel tunes. We start with playing in the key of C and two well known songs played in the style of Mississippi John Hurt and Elizabeth Cotten. We then tackle I'll Fly Away which introduces a new right hand technique that combines fingerstyle with strumming. This technique will add a different texture to your playing. We then begin to explore playing in open tuni ...more

Product Number:
GW996DVD
Format:
DVD
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Binding:
Boxed
Size:
5.25 x 7.5
UPC:
796279110471
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
4/12/2010

Music from the church always featured in the repertoires of Country Blues Guitarists. In this lesson we explore several styles of fingerpicking gospel tunes. We start with playing in the key of C and two well known songs played in the style of Mississippi John Hurt and Elizabeth Cotten. We then tackle I'll Fly Away which introduces a new right hand technique that combines fingerstyle with strumming. This technique will add a different texture to your playing. We then begin to explore playing in open tunings and Just A Closer Walk With Thee played in an Open G Tuning. We then go to an Open D tuning to learn Death Come Creeping and Will The Circle Be Unbroken.

Two bonus sections are included. The first demonstrates how to change your guitar strings so that they will not slip. The second is an audio section that features recordings showing variations and other approaches to the tunes taught. 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. Titles include: I Am a Pilgrim, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, I'll Fly Away, Just a Closer Walk With Thee, Death Come Creeping and Will the Circle Be Unbroken.

DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.

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Complete Country Blues Guitar Book

Author : by Stefan Grossman
Format : Book + Online Audio