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Picking Techniques for the Lap Steel Guitar
GeorgeBoards Instructional DVD - Action Packed - 50 + Minutes - 6 & 8 Strings
The material on this DVD focuses on picking techniques that can be used on all
Lap Steel Guitar tunings. You can easily translate this information to your own tuning.
George MR.Boards teaches these instructions in the C6th tuning C-E-G-A-C-E.
There is a Tune Up Movie to get your steel in tune with the DVD.
MR.Boards shows you how the Professional Players:
Set Up the Picks for Superior Tone and String Attack
Use Hand to String Position for Best Tone and Muting
Align the Fingers and Thumb Picks to the Strings
Palm Blocking for Super Clean and Accurate Quality
Training Exercises for the ability to instantly pick then block
Training Exercises to minimize hand movements
Play with 2 - 3 - 4 note String Grips
Play with Dual Finger Picks - Dual Picks with the Thumb
Cross Picking -- Pick and Slide Moves -- Pick Blocking Examples
Making Pedal Steel Style Slides with On Screen Motion Tabs
DDouble Thumbin' to get more out of your leads and solos
Roll On "Roll-Em" Trick Lick
Hammer On "Steelin' the Blues" specialized style
Ting Ah Ling made famous by Little Roy Wiggins and many others
This DVD is designed to play on your home television set
16:9 widescreen with good audio and behave like rental movies.
Use your remote control to select the movies of your choice.
The pause, back up, and replay features of DVD's simplify the learning experience.