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The Guitar of Bukka White

By Tom Feldmann

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Guitar - Intermediate
Composed by Tom Feldmann. Boxed. DVD. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.GW841DVD).

Item Number: MB.GW841DVD

5.75 x 7.5 inches.

Bukka White's slashing slide figures and pounding chords are capable of generating a high level of excitement, capable of leaving dancers joyously exhausted. Yet there is also a sensitivity and a sense of dynamics to his music. Bukka's Lyrics ran the gamut from the perceptive to the surreal. The combination of these two voices places Bukka squarely within the blues tradition and his own unique niche.In this lesson Tom Feldmann takes you through 10 of Bukka White's tunes. Starting off in Vestapol tuning you'll get his right hand, train beat picking down pat with Special Streamline. Next you'll to master playing in Cross-Note tuning with Jitterbug Swing, Aberdeen Mississippi Blues, World Boogie and Sic Em Dogs On.Bukka's approach to Cross-Note tuning set him apart from his contemporaries and will add a new depth to your own playing. You'll learn Bukka's trick of dampening the 3rd as his signature "Spank the Baby" technique, a real crowd pleaser. Moving into Open G in' To Die Blues and Gibson Hill. The lesson finishes with When Can I Change My Clothes in Standard Tuning.

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