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Boogie Woogie Guitar by Del Rey

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    Nothing in Rambling Pt. 1 (10:58)


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    Nothing in Rambling Pt. 2 (15:17)


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    Boogie Mysterioso Pt. 1 (13:02)


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    Boogie Mysterioso Pt. 2 (7:10)


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    Straw Broom Boogie Pt. 1 (8:49)


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    Straw Broom Boogie Pt. 2 (11:25)


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    On the Wall (15:20)


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    Boogie Woogie Country Girl (17:57)


In this vintage Homespun video series, you’ll learn an array of great songs, licks and guitar arrangements from guitar wonder Del Rey. Explore thumb-and-three finger picking, cool chord work and the integration of bass lines into your playing!

Del Rey's powerful guitar skills have been inspired in equal parts by classic blues guitarists and barrelhouse piano players. Her dynamic style combines moving chords, funky grooves, blues riffs and the boogie-woogie bass lines that give this series its name.

Del methodically teaches five songs: Nothing in Rambling, Boogie Mysterioso, Straw Broom Boogie, On the Wall and Boogie Woogie Country Girl. After performing each one, she expertly breaks it down, providing musical analyses of her thumb-and-three finger picking, her chord work and the integration of bass lines into the blues arrangement.

Working in a variety of keys and tunings (dropped D and open G), she introduces you to the concept of movable chords and walking basses, and the standard boogie bass that can be played while picking riffs on the high strings.

This video series, filled with good humor and exciting playing, will provide you with the tools to add dazzling new dimensions to your guitar playing. Check it out today!


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Submitted 1 year ago

Del Ray Delivers

This is a great classic homespun video on Boogie Woogie guitar. Del Ray has a great teaching style and she does a great job of breaking down the songs into playable pieces. Definitely recommended for people that are interested in learning finger picking.

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Del Rey started playing classical guitar when she was four, but discovered blues when, as a teenager, she met bluesman Sam Chatmon. Her guitar playing combines country blues, stride piano, classic jazz and hillbilly boogie. Del plays concerts worldwide and presents a concert/lecture on women musicians called Women in American Music. She tours frequently with guitarist Steve James, plays ukulele with The Yes Yes Boys, and appears on Maria Muldaur’s 2005 CD Sweet Lovin' Old Soul. Del’s solo albums include X-Rey Guitar, Hot Sauce, Boogie Mysterioso and Del Rey:Live.

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    Boogie Woogie Guitar by Del Rey

    In this vintage Homespun video series, you’ll learn an array of great songs, licks and guitar arrangements from guitar wonder Del Rey. Explore thumb-and-three finger picking, cool chord work and the integration of bass lines into your playing!

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Boogie Woogie Guitar by Del Rey is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Del Ray Delivers This is a great classic homespun video on Boogie Woogie guitar. Del Ray has a great teaching style and she does a great job of breaking down the songs into playable pieces. Definitely recommended for people that are interested in learning finger picking.
Date published: 2017-06-24