World of Slide Guitar (1996)

Genres - Education, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The slide guitar has lent its unique sound to the music of many folk and blues musicians, from Arlo Guthrie to Blind Lemon Jefferson. This documentary provides basic instruction on the use and technique of the slide for guitar students. Musician Kirk Smart acts as a guide through the world of slide guitar, offering insight and tips on a variety of techniques for producing the unmistakable sound of the slide guitar in a variety of genres, from rock to country, folk to blues.



America, guitar, Hawaii, India (subcontinent), musical-styles, slide-guitar