Bruce Bouton: Learn To Play Pedal Steel Guitar (DVD)

DVDs / Videos | Guitar

Publisher: Homespun
Artist: Bruce Bouton
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
You've heard those velvet tones, sweeping runs and lightning fast licks on a thousand country classics. Now one of the wizards of the pedal steel takes the mystery out of this fascinating instrument, breaking it down for beginning and intermediate players alike. In this highly informative DVD lesson, Bruce Bouton starts you off the tight way, providing you with the tools to understand the steel's intricacies and rally get you playing. Working in the E9 tuning, Bruce starts with the basics. Here are just a few of the techniques you'll learn:
  • Pedals and knee levers
  • Proper use of the bar
  • Secrets of a good vibrato
  • Use of volume pedal
  • Melody and harmony scales
  • Chord progressions
  • Song accompaniments
  • Right-hand techniques.

    In addition you'll learn classic licks, intros and endings and how they can be used in top country hits.

  • ISBN: 9781932964363
    Skill Level: Beginner Explain this
    Published on: 14 October 2004
    Length: 90
    Language: English
    Catalogue No: HL00641743

          Musicroom Reviews

          A fantastic tool for kickstarting the pedal steel guitar. Bruce takes me through the nature of the beast, and opens the doors to the many secret rooms of this instrument. I was a complete newbie to the instrument but this DVD got me running by putting things and techniques together. The best place to start learning the pedal steel guitar.
          Anonymous - (Bud, Norway)