Licks and Techniques Of The Rock Pioneers
With Levon Helm (drums) Rick Danko (bass) Chris Zaloom (guitar)
Rockabilly, the wild, freewheeling sound that united country music with rhythm and blues, ushered in the rock revolution. In this powerful 2-DVD set, the guitar licks and techniques of the great rockabilly artists who started it all are slowed down and brought up close for learning guitarists!
Jim Weider's encyclopedic knowledge of the early rockers and their instruments make this fascinating DVD a real winner! Playing on the original guitars and amps to perfectly capture the sounds of the '50s and early '60s, Jim teaches dozens of great licks, rhythm patterns, picking techniques, solos, scales and exercises. He includes helpful ideas for using the whammy bar, amp tremolo, Echoplex and other devices.
Rockabilly was formed from the marriage of country music and rhythm & blues. Jim Weider teaches the guitar tricks and licks of the guys who started the new rock 'n' roll of the '50s and early '60s. Both these DVD's are overflowing with colorful licks, rhythm patterns, chord work, scales and exercises. Jim uses the original instruments and amps to demonstrate while providing technical tips on the use of whammy bar, amp tremolo, Echoplex and other important tricks of the trade.