Learn Slide Guitar for Beginners DVD

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Learn Slide Guitar is the ultimate DVD instructional guide for beginners to playing slide guitar like a pro. Designed for beginning-to-intermediate guitar players, this DVD contains more than two hours of lessons that will help you develop such skills and techniques as playing in open and standard tunings, slide scales for soloing in all keys, improvising, open-tuning chord forms, muting, vibrato, Delta and electric blues, plus much more!

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The Learn Slide Guitar DVD contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Performance/DVD Objectives
  • Wearing the Slide: What Finger?
  • String Action/String Gauge
  • Picking: Fingers vs. Pick
  • Slide Types/Materials

Chapter 2: Open E Tuning

  • Open E Tuning: E B E G# B E
  • Chord Forms in Open E Tuning
  • Slide Scales for Soloing
  • Slide Positioning/Intonation
  • Right-and Left-Hand Muting Techniques
  • Expanding Basic Scale Position
  • Using Open Strings
  • E Major Pentatonic
  • E Major Hexatonic
  • Medium-Slow Shuffle, Elmore James Style
  • Medium-Slow Shuffle, Johnny Winter Style
  • E Shuffle, a la Robert Johnson
  • Duane Allman Style
  • Ry Cooder Style
  • Derek Trucks Style

Chapter 3: Open D Tuning

  • Open D Tuning: D A D F# A D
  • Johnny Winter Style

Chapter 4: Open A Tuning

  • Open A Tuning: E A E A C# E
  • Chord Forms in Open A Tuning
  • Slide Scales for Soloing
  • Using Open Strings
  • John Lee Hooker Style
  • Johnny Winter Style
  • Robert Johnson/Sleepy John Estes Style
  • Muddy Waters Style

Chapter 5: Open G Tuning

  • Open G Tuning: D G D G B D
  • Slide Scales for Soloing
  • Muddy Waters/Johnny Winter Style
  • Keith Richards Style
  • Mick Taylor Style

Chapter 6: Standard Tuning

  • Slide Scales for Soloing
  • Slow Blues in E, Robert Nighthawk Style
  • Earl Hooker/Wah-Wah Slide Style
  • a la "Statesboro Blues"

Chapter 7: Vibrato

Chapter 8: Standard Tuning with a Twist

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan's G String up One Half Step to G#


Please note: This product includes a PDF booklet on the DVD and can be retrieved by opening the DVD on your computer.

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