Muriel Anderson, world-renowned guitarist and composer, presents this intensive study program for intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitar players. Innovations for Acoustic Guitar guides the student through essential theory, techniques and other tricks of the trade to enhance the player's performance, arranging and composition skills.
How do you brew a veritable renaissance in acoustic guitar music? Mix equal parts of percussion, harmonics and alternate open tunings. Spice freely with tapping, hammers, brushes and groove. Flavor with invention and compelling melody. Place all of the ingredients in the hands of an impressive assembly of masters including, but certainly not limited to, Michael Hedges, Kaki King, Jonatha Brooke, Preston Reed, Andy McKee and Vicki Genfan. Then stand back in wonder and amazement.
The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps towards experiencing the fun of playing music. Now you can experience both Step 1 and Step 2 together for the first time on DVD. Ultimate Beginner Series: Acoustic Guitar Basics On your Acoustic Guitar Basics DVD, you will learn how to tune up quickly and accurately, how to change strings, how to play the most popular chords, how to create variety in your rhythm playing, how to create melodies around chords using hammer-ons and pull-offs, how to play in any key using the capo or barre chords, and much more.
Whether your favourite blues guitarist is Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Blind Blake, John Lee Hooker, Big Bill Broonzy, or Mississippi John Hurt, studying the basic techniques presented in this program is the first step toward being able to capture the essence of their traditional styles. In The Basics Woody Mann shows you practical ways to develop fundamental technique and offers you insights into the musical logic of blues guitar.