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The Guitar of Larry Campbell

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    Introduction

    In this first video, we meet Grammy-winning musician Larry Campbell as he discusses the songs and techniques of Rev. Gary Davis.

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    Basic Picking Patterns & Exercises

    Next, Larry goes over picking patterns and licks as well as different excercises.

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    "Oh Glory, How Happy I Am" Pt. 1

    Here, we learn the song "Oh Glory, How Happy I Am" and start to break it down.

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    "Oh Glory, How Happy I Am" Pt. 2

    In this video, we learn different variations of the song as well as some practice advice.

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    "Samson & Delilah" Pt. 1

    Next, we learn the song "Samson & Delilah" and start to break it down.

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    "Samson & Delilah" Pt. 2

    We continue with the break down as well as learn different variations and vocal accompaniments.

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    "I Belong To The Band" Pt. 1

    In this video, we learn and start to break down "I Belong To The Band".

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    "I Belong To The Band" Pt. 2

    Here, we continue our break down.

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    "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning" Pt. 1

    Next, we learn "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning" as well as start to break it down.

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    "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning" Pt. 2

    We continue our break down and go over variations of the song.

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    "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here" Pt. 1

    In this video, we learn "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here" and start to break down.

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    "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here" Pt. 2

    We continue the break down and go over the song played slowly.

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    "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here" Pt. 3

    In this final video, we look at variations of the song as well as get Larry's final thoughts.

Product Overview


Larry Campbell has played with some of the biggest names in the music business, but he grew up listening to the inspirational songs and dazzling guitar technique of the Rev. Gary Davis.

In this powerful instructional video series, he and Teresa Williams offer dynamic performances of five songs by the legendary master, and then Larry breaks down each one, covering both accompaniment and lead parts for learning players.

Larry gets to the essence of Rev. Davis' unique approach to the guitar. He details the licks and runs, movable chord positions, bass lines, harmonies and complex fingerpicking patterns that have made these five amazing songs touchstones of the blues and folk-gospel revival.

You'll be immersed in a variety of intermediate-to-advanced guitar skills, and will be able to use what you've learned when creating arrangements for other songs in this genre.

Songs demonstrated are Oh Glory, How Happy I Am, Samson and Delilah, I Belong To The Band, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning, Let Us Get Together.


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Submitted 1 month ago

Advanced guitar playing!

I've taken a live course from Larry before and likely will again, however, this video, although older, is wonderful for hands on review of his teachings. If you don't know about Larry, he is amongst the best ever guitarists and a great teacher. Not for a beginner, but intermediate to advanced will learn from Larry.


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Submitted 1 month ago

Advanced guitar playing!

I've taken a live course from Larry before and likely will again, however, this video, although older, is wonderful for hands on review of his teachings. If you don't know about Larry, he is amongst the best ever guitarists and a great teacher. Not for a beginner, but intermediate to advanced will learn from Larry.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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Larry Campbell is a renowned multi-instrumentalist and a Grammy-winning producer, studio musician, songwriter and performer who moves freely between rock, blues, bluegrass, country, folk and Celtic styles. He spent eight years on the road with Bob Dylan and, along with singer Teresa Williams, was also a key member of the Levon Helm Band. He has also appeared in concert and on recordings with Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, Phil Lesh, Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, Cyndi Lauper, K. D. Lang and numerous other top stars. Larry has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association, among other accolades.

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    The Guitar of Larry Campbell

    Larry Campbell has played with some of the biggest names in the music business, but he grew up listening to the inspirational songs and dazzling guitar technique of the Rev. Gary Davis.

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The Guitar of Larry Campbell is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Advanced guitar playing! I've taken a live course from Larry before and likely will again, however, this video, although older, is wonderful for hands on review of his teachings. If you don't know about Larry, he is amongst the best ever guitarists and a great teacher. Not for a beginner, but intermediate to advanced will learn from Larry.
Date published: 2019-07-23
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