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Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Do That Guitar Rag (DVD)

Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Do That Guitar Rag with Woody Mann (DVD with booklet)

In Do That Guitar Rag, Woody Mann teaches the sounds and techniques of the classic ragtime blues guitar style. Inspired by the early masters such as Blind Blake, Big Bill Broonzy, Rev. Gary Davis, and Blind Boy Fuller, Woody has written original tunes that break down the complexities of the music into clear and playable instrumentals. Working in standard tuning, Woody illustrates syncopated picking techniques, chord embellishments, rhythmic bass lines, classic ragtime riffs and demonstrates how to attain the characteristic swinging sound of ragtime blues. Included is a Technique and Variations section that focuses in on how to play variations in the songs and discusses practical approaches to developing a solid overall picking technique. Do That Guitar Rag demystifies the playing of the great ragtime blues artists and reveals how to play the sounds and subtleties of this exciting acoustic blues guitar style.

Songs:  Midtown Fling, Late Morning Blues, Manhattan Rag, Country Buck, Mr. Blake’s Dance.

80 minutes.  Includes tab booklet. 

Price: $25.00

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Blues Roots

 

Book / CD
English / German 

An original repertoire approach for fingerstyle country blues guitar. Blues etudes based on the techniques and styles of the masters. 

By playing these 40 original compositions in the style of Big Bill Broonzy, Reverend Gary Davis, Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton and other masters of traditional blues you will learn in a simple and very direct way the essence of country blues guitar. Each piece has been composed as a clear and playable example of a specific style and illustrates the playing techniques and basic skills, and repertoire. 
The accompanying CD contains the performance of each tune as well as a slowed down version. 

Price: $25.00

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Careless Love (cd)

Careless Love

Music by Woody Mann

Released: 2018

Also available as MP3 download

 

More Info and track listing

Price: $10.00

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Careless Love (mp3)

Careless Love

MP3 download

Released: 2018

18 Tracks

Format: 320bps MP3

Price: $9.99

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Empire Roots Band

Empire Roots Band

Music from the film Harlem Street Singer

Released: 2014

Also available as MP3 download

Price: $10.00

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Empire Roots Band – mp3 download

Empire Roots Band

Music from the film Harlem Street Singer

Released: 2014

MP3 download (Album)

Price: $9.99

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Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Early Roots (DVD)

Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Early Roots with Woody Mann (DVD with booklet)

Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Early Roots teaches the song forms and techniques of early American folk and blues guitar styles.  Acclaimed blues performer and educator, Woody Mann, teaches five blues songs based on the playing of such originators as Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Scrapper Blackwell, and Tommy Johnson. Written for the near beginner to intermediate student, each song illustrates the techniques and approaches of these innovators in a clear and easy to understand arrangement of a classic theme in Open G, Open D, and standard tuning. Woody teaches techniques including rhythmic fingerpicking, left-hand damping, brushing and percussive right-hand techniques and syncopating a melody. Included is a Technique and Variations section where Woody further explores the subtleties of dynamics and phrasing and shows how to create variations within a tune.  Early Roots offers the student the tools needed to understand and play the music of the early masters – the roots of today’s acoustic fingerstyle guitar music.

Songs:  Delta Blues for Patton, Jackson Moan, Blue Daze, Shuffle Blues,
Bullfrog Groan.

80 minutes.  Includes tab booklet.

Price: $25.00

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A Tribute to the Reverend

A Tribute to the Reverend Gary Davis

More Info

Also available as mp3 download

Price: $10.00

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Tribute – mp3 download

A Tribute to the Reverend Gary Davis

MP3 Download (Album)

Price: $9.99

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Originals

Price: $10.00

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