Learn From Three of Our Greatest Singer/Songwriter/Guitarists and Save!
Tom Rush has always had an uncanny knack for finding - and writing -wonderful songs, many of which have continued to be played and re-interpreted by new generations of musicians. Play along with him as he personally teaches you ten of the memorable songs and guitar arrangements that have long made him one of America's most beloved performers.
You'll learn Tom Rush originals (No Regrets, Rockport Sunday, River Song), Joni Mitchell hits (Urge for Going, Circle Game), traditional folk and blues songs (Drop Down Mama, Diamond Joe, Panama Limited), Geoff Muldaur's instrumental Mole's Moan and Murray McLaughlin's compelling and timeless Child's Song. As a bonus, Tom closes the DVD with a hilarious performance of the song Remember?
The signature sound of Roger McGuinn's Rickenbacker electric 12-string will immerse you in the music that made The Byrds a prime musical force in American popular music. Now you can learn to play favorites from his powerful repertoire, and master the licks and guitar techniques that made his sound instantly recognizable.
Roger plays, sings and analyzes his version of Mr. Tamborine Man, Turn, Turn, Turn, Eight Miles High, Mr. Spaceman and other songs, complete with instruction in the blues scales, picking styles, bass lines and runs and other important techniques.
Livingston Taylor's unique playing has set the standard for beautiful guitar accompaniment for decades. A lively, charming and inspiring teacher, Livingston explores some of his most requested songs, showing how simple yet elegant chord positions and active bass lines can transform your material. If you've ever wondered how Livingston gets the beautiful harmonizations that typify the "Taylor sound," then this DVD is essential viewing.
Livingston teaches four of his compositions, including his hit Going Round One More Time, the jazzy I Must Be Doing Something Right, Our Turn To Dance and his classic I Will Be In Love With You. He also shows how to take extremely simple songs like I've Been Working On The Railroad and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and give it that "Taylor magic" with suspended and minor seventh chords, as well as other tricks of the trade. If you've ever wondered how Livingston gets the beautiful harmonizations that typify the "Taylor sound," then this video is essential viewing.