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World of Slide Guitar (DVD)

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World of Slide Guitar (DVD)

This DVD reveals a world of sounds - American, Hawaiian, Indian, English - vibrant with emotional nuances conjured from a cold piece of steel. The sound of slide guitar evokes auditory landscapes: the drowsy expanses of Paris, Texas or the heated intensity of the Mississippi Delta. But as the 14 superb performances here demonstrate, it can also paint India's Assamese highlands, Hawaiian beaches or the "Greenfields of Canada". Bob Brozman's mastery of vintage acoustic Hawaiian guitar styles offers a lively history lesson in sounds popularized after World War I and influential for decades thereafter.

Debashish Bhattacharya showcases the relatively recent integration of slide guitar into Indian classical and folk music. Mike Auldridge, accompanied by his band, Chesapeake, drives his Dobro everywhere from East Coast bluegrass to Western Swing. Martin Simpson demonstrates the style's blues roots as well as its adaptability to Anglo-Celtic music. And premier "American Primitive" guitarist John Fahey shows the simple strength in slide-driven blues and old-time country.

  • Deep Water - Mike Auldridge
  • Dhun Set of Raga Kirwani - Debashish Bhattacharya
  • Discarded - John Fahey
  • Great Change Since - Martin Simpson
  • Greenfields Of Canada - Martin Simpson
  • Hawaiian Melodies - Bob Brozman
  • I've Been Born - Martin Simpson
  • Little Rock Getaway - Mike Auldridge
  • Masco Blues - Martin Simpson
  • Medley: House of the Rising Sun - Mike Auldridge
  • Medley: Wave - Mike Auldridge
  • Moana Chimes - Bob Brozman
  • Song of Life - Debashish Bhattacharya
  • Spanish Grass - Mike Auldridge
  • Steel Guitar Rag - John Fahey
  • Twilight Echoes - Bob Brozman
  • Walk Don't Run - Mike Auldridge

Running time 80 minutes 

DVD is region 0, playable worldwide

 
Product Number: 13061DVD
Format: DVD
Skill Level: Intermediate
Binding: Boxed
Size: 5.25 x 7.5
ISBN: 1-5794-0990-3
UPC: 011671306193
ISBN13: 978-15794-0990-6
Publisher: Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published: 7/8/2004
 
All of the above courtesy of Mel Bay Publications
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