Licks and Styles of the Greats
90-minute DVD, includes music + tab book Features vintage guitars and amps of the 50s and 60s
Learn amazing licks and solos, and get a close-up look at some of the famous guitars and amps that made rock ‘n’ roll history! Jim Weider is an expert in Fender styles, and he details the innovative and groundbreaking instrumental techniques of Roy Buchanan, James Burton, Steve Cropper, Robbie Robertson, Cornell Dupree, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix. You’ll learn essential guitar techniques such as double bends, volume swells, raking and muting, pedal steel licks, Texas blues, harmonics, chicken pickin’, finger-and-pick rhythm and lead, and much more.
Jim amassed a mind-boggling collection of original instruments for this session and gives you a fascinating rundown on each one’s special features, distinguishing characteristics and particular tonal qualities. The instruments and amps are each linked to a specific player and style to give you a complete understanding of the way they were used to achieve their trademark sounds.
As a bonus, top back-up players help Jim demonstrate the way these sound in a full rock band setting.
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