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How To Play Blues Guitar, Lessons 1, 2 AND 3 DVDs taught by Stefan Grossman  -- COMPLETE SET OF THREE  DVD
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How To Play Blues Guitar, COMPLETE THREE DVD SET
taught by Stefan Grossman

In this series of lessons we will explore various fingerstyle blues guitar styles and techniques. This first lesson focuses on the Key of C. We will delve in to the alternating as well as monotonic bass techniques; blues slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs and blues slurred notes. The playing techniques of Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis and Blind Blake are discussed. But more importantly the aim of this lesson is to give you a freedom to improvise playing a blues. The lesson finishes with Blues in C which brings together the many ideas and styles that have been taught.

As a bonus feature, audio tracks are included featuring rare recordings of the songs and styles presented. Each tune is taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split-screen. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. This includes lyrics to the songs as well as tab/music transcriptions of the guitar playing.

Tunes include: Railroad Bill, Careless Love, I'm Satisfied, You Got The Pocketbook I Got The Key, Cocaine Blues, See See Rider, Save Up Your Money John D. Rockefeller Put the Panic On and Blues in C.

In our second lesson we focus on the Keys of G and D. The playing techniques of Blind Lemon Jefferson, Rev. Gary Davis, Tommy Johnson and Lonnie Johnson are discussed as well as many other facets of fingerpicking in these keys. We will travel from the Carolinas to Texas to the Mississippi Delta to the sophisticated sounds of Lonnie Johnson. This is a challenging lesson that will illustrate different right and left hand techniques.

As in our first lesson the aim is to give you a freedom to improvise playing a blues in these keys. As a bonus feature audio tracks are included featuring rare recordings of the songs and styles presented.

Each tune is taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split-screen. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. This includes lyrics to the songs as well as tab/music transcriptions of the guitar playing.

Tunes include: Blues in G, Easy Rider, Return to Little Rock, Mama Let Me Lay It On You, Blues Ain’t Dry, Careless Love, Big Road Blues, Canned Heat Blues and Blues in D. 76 minutes.

Our third lesson features a wide variety of fingerpicking blues styles and techniques played in the Keys of A and E. From slow blues in the style of Lightnin’ Hopkins to playing a blues in A in a dropped D tuning (D A D G B E). Delta blues guitar techniques are taught with songs and ideas by Son House, Willie Brown, Charlie Patton, Tommy Johnson and Skip James.

As in each previous lesson the final aim is to give you a freedom to improvise playing a blues in these keys. As a bonus feature audio tracks are included featuring rare recordings of the songs and styles presented.

Each tune is taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split-screen. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. This includes lyrics to the songs as well as tab/music transcriptions of the guitar playing.

Tunes include: County Line, Slow Blues in A, Come Back Baby, Yonder Comes The Blues, Weeping Willow, M&O Blues, Bye Bye Blues, New Pony Blues, If You Haven’t Any Hay Get On Down The Road and Slow Blues in E. 85 minutes.

Overall Difficulty: Beginning
Series: Grossman-Gtr Workshop
Publisher: Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Binding: Boxed
Pages: 85
Dimensions: 5.25" x 7.5"
UPC: 796279101905

Overall Difficulty: Beginning-Intermediate
Series: Grossman-Gtr Workshop
Publisher: Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Binding: Boxed
Pages: 85
Dimensions: 5.25" x 7.5"
UPC: 796279102728

Overall Difficulty: Beginning-Intermediate
Series: Grossman-Gtr Workshop
Publisher: Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Binding: Boxed
Pages: 85
Dimensions: 5.25" x 7.5"
UPC: 796279102735
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