Norman Blake's Guitar Techniques

Overview

For intermediate-level guitar players looking to improve their flatpicking skills and find out how to get the very most out of open strings, folk, bluegrass, and country music specialist Norman Blake offers a comprehensive lesson in guitar that's presented in a clear and easy to follow manner. Throughout the course of his enduring and richly rewarding career, Blake has had the honor of performing with such iconic music heavyweights as Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez. With this release, ...
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Overview

For intermediate-level guitar players looking to improve their flatpicking skills and find out how to get the very most out of open strings, folk, bluegrass, and country music specialist Norman Blake offers a comprehensive lesson in guitar that's presented in a clear and easy to follow manner. Throughout the course of his enduring and richly rewarding career, Blake has had the honor of performing with such iconic music heavyweights as Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez. With this release, Blake and his wife Nancy focus on a series of fundamental skills including chord positions, flatpick rolls, alternative strokes, cross-picking, single-string
hythm chord combinations, melody playing, slides, pull-offs, and hammer-ons.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/19/2003
  • UPC: 073999762488
  • Original Release: 1990
  • Rating:

  • Source: Hal Leonard
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 45,172

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Norman Blake Instructor
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
4. "Whiskey Before Breakfast"
10. "Whiskey Before Breakfast" Guitar Duet
11. "Grey Coat Soldiers"
16. "Prettiest Little Girl in the Country"
19. "Prettiest Little Girl in the Country" Guitar Duet
21. "Wreck of the Old 97"
25. "Ginseng Sullivan"
27. "Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine"
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Chapter Point Reference Page
   Song Menu
   Select Menu
      Tuning
      Capo
      Cross-Picking
      Different Capo Positions on Different Guitars
      Right Hand Technique
      Playing the Melody Along with the Vocal
      Equipment
      Practicing Advice
   Play
   Contact and Web Information
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