Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar Workshop (A Hands-On Guide). Composed by Orrin Star. For Guitar (Flatpick). Boxed, Rhythm/Backup. Bluegrass. Beginning. DVD. Duration 95 minutes. Published by Flatpicking Guitar Magazine (MB.FGM1003).
Having created the first day-long workshop devoted exclusively to rhythm playing, renowned flatpicker Orrin Star has helped guitarists around the country improve their rhythm skills. This 95-minute video offers an enhanced version of Orrin's live workshop, featuring additional bass runs and songs, a new section on playing with other guitarists, and a guest appearance by Kenny Smith. Starting with the basics and working up from there, it will show you: a full range of strums and bass runs; how and when to apply them; the key to killer bass runs (rest strokes); the "cool" chord forms; how to approach faster songs.