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 leversProper use of the barSecrets of a good vibratoUse of volume pedalMelody and harmony scalesChord progressionsSong accompanimentsRight-hand techniques.
In addition you'll learn classic licks, intros and endings and how they can be used in top country hits.