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Electric Slide Guitar

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    Open G Tuning

    In this first video, we meet slide guitarist David Hamburger and are shown the open G tuning.

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    The Major & Minor Pentatonic Scale

    Next, we go over two common scales and incorporate the slide into them.

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    Picking

    Here, we talk about picking using finger picks and are shown examples.

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    Inflections

    David goes over different inflections that can be used when going from note to note using the slide.

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    12th Fret

    In this video, we go over what we have learned applied to the 12th fret.

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    Closed Position

    We continue our discussion on playing up near the 12th fret and how versatile using the closed positon can be.

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    The Capo

    Next David goes over the capo and how it can be used for transposing by keeping the open tuning relationship of notes the same.

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    Open E Tuning

    David goes over another tuning for the slide in E.

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    Elmore James

    In this final video, we discuss Elmore "King of the Slide Guitar" James and are shown several of his famous licks.

Product Overview


This Hal Leonard video tutorial series presented by guitar great David Hamburger will introduce you to the exciting world of playing electric slide guitar in the open G and open E tunings!

David begins with the basics of getting a good slide sound, takes you through slide scale patterns and riffs in open position and up the neck, and demonstrates step-by-step how to create riffs, solos and backup parts in the styles of Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Duane Allman and Ry Cooder.

The accompanying booklet comes complete with easy-to-follow notation and diagrams that correspond exactly to this video series. This is truly a unique opportunity for you to receive a private guitar lesson from one of today's finest writers and guitar instructors.


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keith1
Submitted 6 months ago

Great for me and I am a compleat novice.

Very easy to follow and builds nicely on the information. I enjoyed the whole concept.

I am a: Professional


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stratabuse
Submitted 6 months ago

Nice Refresher or Great Into

Great quick review on mostaspe ts of Delta slide


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keith1
Submitted 6 months ago

Great for me and I am a compleat novice.

Very easy to follow and builds nicely on the information. I enjoyed the whole concept.

I am a: Professional

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

stratabuse
Submitted 6 months ago

Nice Refresher or Great Into

Great quick review on mostaspe ts of Delta slide

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
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As a solo artist, David has appeared at Merlefest, the Philadelphia Folk Festival and the Old Settlers Music Festival, and venues including Passim, Cafe Lena and the Cactus Cafe. He has opened for Dave Van Ronk, Jorma Kaukonen, Rory Block and Roy Book Binder and jammed onstage with Duke Robillard, Gatemouth Brown and Tinsley Ellis. As a sideman and session musician, David has recorded with Freedy Johnston, toured the U.S. with Joan Baez, and appeared with Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen on Springsteen’s remake of “The Ghost of Tom Joad.”
 
David is also the author of two dozen instructional books and videos, including the award-winning Beginning Blues Guitar, which has sold over 100,000 copies and been released in a second edition after 20 continuous years in print.

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    Electric Slide Guitar

    This Hal Leonard video tutorial series presented by guitar great David Hamburger will introduce you to the exciting world of playing electric slide guitar in the open G and open E tunings!

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Electric Slide Guitar is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great for me and I am a compleat novice. Very easy to follow and builds nicely on the information. I enjoyed the whole concept.
Date published: 2019-03-11
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Nice Refresher or Great Into Great quick review on mostaspe ts of Delta slide
Date published: 2019-03-10
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