Blues, Rags and Slide Guitar With Tim Williams composed by Tim Williams. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Boxed, Technic. Blues. Beginning-Intermediate. DVD. Duration 80 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.TWDVD01).
Mention blues anywhere in Canada and Tim William's name will inevitably come up. He proves over and over what 'Living Blues' magazine said '...Tim Williams has the taste, panache and style to pull it off.' Tim has become a favorite teacher at music camps all over Canada and in the United States and he really shines in his clear teaching abilities of his style of blues and ragtime guitar.
While learning these great original and traditional songs, you will learn about:
Open G and D TuningThe 'constant bass' thumb techniqueTrilled 7ths tricksCool TurnaroundsFunky Right Hand techniquesSlide Guitar TechniquesAlternating bass techniquesTalk about Guitar choicesRagtime - Jugband Guitar StylesDiminished RunsDixieland Major/Minor movesBlue 3rdsCountry Blues TechniquesFinger PicksLots of comparisons and hints to the styles of the great acoustic blues playersIntro to Drone NotesDouble Stops.