Norman Blake's Guitar Techniques DVD One

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Publisher: Homespun
Author: Norman Blake
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
This lesson by a legendary gigure in the world of country and old-time music is perfect for the intermediate picker who wants to explore a wide variety of flatpicking techniques. Norman Blake's teaching is clear and concise, and his choice of songs and instrumentals come from the heart of his repertoire. You'll learn Whiskey Before Breakfast, Gray Coat Soldiers, Prettiest Little Girl in the County, The Wreck of the Old'97, Ginseng Sullivan and Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine.
Norman's emphasis is on flatpicking fundamentals such as:
  • Alternating strokes
  • Flatpick rolls
  • Cross-picking
  • Single-string/rhythm-chord combinations
  • Slides, pull-offs, hammer-ons
  • Chord positions
  • Melody playing
    Joined by his wife and musical partner Nancy Blake on second guitar, Norman Blake discusses back-up technique, as well as invaluable tips on the use of the capo, getting the most from open strings, special tunning techniques and lots of more.
  • ISBN: 9781932537000
    Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
    Published on: 19 August 2003
    Length: 90
    Language: English
    Catalogue No: HL00641604

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