In this first video, we meet Grammy-winning musician Larry Campbell as he discusses the songs and techniques of Rev. Gary Davis.
Next, Larry goes over picking patterns and licks as well as different excercises.
Here, we learn the song "Oh Glory, How Happy I Am" and start to break it down.
In this video, we learn different variations of the song as well as some practice advice.
Next, we learn the song "Samson & Delilah" and start to break it down.
We continue with the break down as well as learn different variations and vocal accompaniments.
In this video, we learn and start to break down "I Belong To The Band".
Here, we continue our break down.
Next, we learn "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning" as well as start to break it down.
We continue our break down and go over variations of the song.
In this video, we learn "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here" and start to break down.
We continue the break down and go over the song played slowly.
In this final video, we look at variations of the song as well as get Larry's final thoughts.
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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