Swing Guitar (DVD)Item #: HL.00641642
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Written by Mike Dowling.
2-DVD Set. Instructional/Guitar/DVD. With DVD. 5.25x7.5 inches. Published by Homespun. (HL.00641642)
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DVD One - Rhythm's Where It's At: Veteran player Mike Dowling demonstrates, clearly and simply, the techniques that put him in high demand as sideman for such legendary players as Joe Venuti, Jethro Burns and Vassar Clements. He covers swing blues, chord substitution, rhythm vamps, 10th chords, diminished chords, jump-style syncopations and funky 9th chord blues, as well as classic swing chords that are guaranteed to add punch and style to any guitarist's playing. 90-MIN. VIDEO or DVD · INCLUDES TAB · EARLY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL DVD Two - Improvising Hot Lead Solos: This exciting video/DVD will satisfy novices who want to start improvising swing solos, as well as advanced players looking for new ideas and techniques. Mike explains how to use chord shapes to establish the melody on different parts of the fingerboard and then embellish it with arpeggios, riffs, pedal tones, rhythmic devices and other important improvisattional tools. Songs: The Sheik of Araby · Honeysuckle Rose · C Jam Blues · It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) · Sweet Georgia Brown · and a hot, swingin' version of Mary Had a Little Lamb. 80-MIN. VIDEO or DVD · INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB · EARLY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL