Tricks, Licks & Techniques for Dobro Vol. 2 composed by Orville Johnson. For Guitar (Resonator). Boxed, Licks and Phrases. Bluegrass. Beginning-Intermediate. DVD. Duration 121 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.OJDVD03).
Let Orville take you through the basic techniques needed to become a Dobro player in this fun, accessible lesson for the beginner/intermediate player.
A great primer for any beginning Dobro player, or a good reminder on techniques for the intermediate player, Orville teaches:
What makes something sound 'bluesy'Playing through a 12 bar blues in GRhythm & Lead - Blues in EWhat notes can you use in the G scale that relate to E blues?Slanting bar techniques and scalesUsing the slants and chords in 'Wayfaring Stranger'Playing in open G - 'Cherokee Shuffle'Cherokee Shuffle in A without using a capo The rakePulling behind the barRetuning your B to A for bar pullsHammer ons and pull offsFast triplet licksMelodic style picking'The Mongrels Dream''Shenandoah'and arranging for yourselfand more...This is an important lesson in Dobro Techniques for the Blues, Bluegrass, Swing or Hawaiian player.