Tricks, Licks & Techniques for Dobro Vol. 1 by Orville Johnson. For Guitar (Resonator). Licks and Phrases. All Styles. Beginning-Intermediate. DVD. Duration 59 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.OJDVD01).
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: Scales & Blocking Techniques, Playing up and Down One String, Sliding with Triplets, Intonation, Bar Tilts, Damping, Scale Patterns Across 6 Strings in Closed Positions; Practicing Scales in a Musical Manner; Vibrato; Harmonics; Palm Harmonics (Chimes); Playing In Different Keys Without a Capo using Red Haired Boy as an example and more. This is an important lesson in Dobro Techniques for the Blues, Bluegrass, Swing or Hawaiian player.