Introduction to Roots Guitar
This DVD is a great primer for the beginner/intermediate guitarist interested in the techniques needed to play blues, bluegrass, country and folk guitar. Includes tips on tuning, hand stretching exercises, mastering basic chord progressions, forward and backward right hand rol patterns and exercises, alternating thumb roll patterns, Travis picking, blues in E, right hand muting, right hand frailing or brush stroked, string bending, 4 finger roll patterns and right hand string grabbing and more. You'll learn the basic techniques needed to be a Roots Guitar Player and identify those techniques while learning from other players with this fun, detailed DVD. Booklet included; approximately 60 minutes.
An Overview of North American Folk Styles
by Doug Cox