Steve James: Blues/Roots Guitar

DVDs / Videos | Guitar

Publisher: Homespun
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Blues master Steve James packs a whole bunch of absorbing blues guitar lessons into this DVD tutorial, from the Delta to Chicago styles and beyond.
Beginning with a simple 8-bar sequence, James describes how adding simple slides, hammer-ons, bass notes and vamps even the most basic chord idea can develop a life of its own - with examples from the styles of Mance Lipscomb, Scrapper Blackwell and Robert Johnson.
Open tuning Blues is also explored. sing the open-G tuning, James discusses proper slide techniqe and good tone. His open-D showstopper combines hammer-ons, pull-offs, slide, percussive slapping, palm muting and much more to create a style of playing that simply dazzles!
Throughout the lessons you will learn new elements of chord theory and harmony, as well as an arsenal of tricks, riffs and rhythms that will transform your own blues guitar playing forever.
ISBN: 9781597730754
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 07 September 2005
Length: 80
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00641896
 
     
       
         

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          5
          Blues en G et D, dans le style "Nouvelle Orléans" et quelques blues en A de bonne facture. Le tout décortiqué par l'excellent Steve James. Beaucoup de travail pour approcher ce genre de blues très vif, qui pourra hisser le niveau de jeu des guitaristes intermédiaires.
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