Beginner Level. Tommy’s first instructional DVD – basic fingerstyle technique. 76 minutes.
PAL FORMAT (view NTSC here)
Are you ready to become a better guitar player? Are you interested in seeing how Tommy makes his guitar “talk”? Either way, you’ll find this video by Tommy Emmanuel, often called “…the greatest all-round guitarist in the world today…”, to be informative and inspirational as he draws on 30 years experience to show you, in typical “Tommy style,” the essentials of guitar playing.
You’ll learn how to:
• String and tune your guitar – so that it stays in tune.
• Develop “groove” in your rhythm guitar playing.
• Become a “one man band” – play Guitar Boogie solo.
• Make your melody playing more expressive.
• Make music out of scales… and make the most of your practice.
Along the way you’ll see Tommy playing:
• Guitar Boogie
• Hearts Grow Fonder
• Stevies Blues
• Run A Good Race
• Cold Shot
• Silent Night
• Initiation – his tribute to the Aboriginal people of Australa.
Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’ll find Tommy’s video instructions easy to follow. The segments on rhythm guitar, melody playing and lead guitar are clearly presented and backed up by on-screen “fretboard graphics” and a pdf files on the disc in music notation for the more advanced player. As you watch Tommy in action, you’ll get that inside look at what it takes to make you a better guitar player.