Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Dobro (Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!). Composed by Joe Stoebenau. For Other Fretted. Dobro Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Teach Yourself Series. Beginner. Book & CD. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22597).
Created for beginners with no prior musical training, this book with CD starts out by explaining the parts of the instrument, its history, how it works, and how it's tuned. It continues by teaching alternate picking, rolls, and other right-hand techniques, along with slide techniques including bar slants, palm harmonics and cascade harmonics. Lots of classic tunes in authentic Dobro styles are included as well as step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Examples are provided in both standard music notation and TAB.
About Teach Yourself Series
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred's Teach Yourself series guide you every step of the way. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Each method begins with basic fundamentals, such as hand position, holding the instrument, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. Then move along to playing well-known songs -- all as you continue to increase your ever-growing ability to read music and understand your instrument. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including pop, blues, folk, and more. Alfred's Teach Yourself series opens up a brand-new world of musical knowledge and gives you everything you need to know to start playing now!