Acoustic Guitar Slide Basics: Complete Edition

Bitten by the blues bug? If you have always wanted to explore the haunting sounds of acoustic slide guitar, or are looking to brush up on your bottleneck basics, this easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction series (available with video) will have you well on your way to mastering one of the great styles of American roots music. David Hamburger, a master teacher, sideman, and solo performer specializing in slide and Dobro, is uniquely qualified to offer you these nine progressive lessons on the fundamentals of acoustic slide guitar. Includes:

  • Guitars, Slides, and Tunings
  • Single-String Melodies
  • Adding Bass Notes with the Thumb
  • Open-G Tuning and Closed Position
  • Adding Bass Notes to Your Melodies
  • The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
  • Travis Picking
  • Pull-Offs, Hammer-Ons, and Blue Notes
  • Turnarounds and Moving Bass Lines