Bluegrass Dobro With Ivan Rosenberg composed by Ivan Rosenberg. For Guitar (Resonator). Boxed, Methods. Bluegrass. Beginning-Intermediate. DVD. Duration 84 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.IRDVD01).
Let Ivan introduce you to some important basic concepts in soloing and backup techniques for the beginner/intermediate Dobro player. In this lesson, Ivan demonstrates how to identify and remember commonly used first-position areas of the fret board, which makes it easy to find a bluegrass melody. He then explains how to incorporate rolls, slides, hammer-ons/pull-offs, and other essential dobro techniques to create a coherent and interesting bluegrass solo. Topics covered include: --Right Hand Roll Demonstrations -- Pick Up Notes For Solos -- Left Hand Damping -- Visual Patterns For Learning the Dobro Neck -- Finding Melody Notes -- Pick Blocking -- Building a Bluegrass Solo -- Spicing Up Your Solo -- Filling Spaces with Dobro Runs -- and much more! In the right hands, the Dobro becomes an instrument of impassioned feeling, dark mystery and great beauty. Ivan Rosenberg has those "right hands.".