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Country Blues Guitar (part 2)

with Stefan Grossman

In this 3-part course, Stefan Grossman explores the world of Country Blues Guitar. It is a fascinating and challenging study that covers blues, folk and ragtime arrangements in the the keys of A, C, D, E and G. Includes rare footage of the style's pioneers.

"I first met Stefan in the States years ago and we became extremely good friends. Personally, I have learned a great deal from him. Let's face it, he needs very little introduction from me as a blues artist, discographer and connoisseur in blues." -Eric Clapton

 

Instrument Guitar

For you get:

  • 23 lessons from the guitar master!
  • Rare video footage from the sound's pioneers
  • Downloadable PDF of all arrangements
  • Lifetime access to all video-lessons
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Level
intermediate
Course Length
23 lessons · 64m 17s

In this 3-part course, Stefan Grossman explores the world of Country Blues Guitar. It is a fascinating and challenging study that covers blues, folk and ragtime arrangements in the the keys of A, C, D, E and G.

Each tune is discussed and taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split screen so that you can clearly see what each hand is doing. You will learn about the playing styles and techniques of legendary blues guitarists as Rev. Gary Davis, Frank Stokes, Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller, Mance Lipscomb, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt, Willie Brown, Robert Johnson, Sam McGee, Lonnie Johnson and Elizabeth Cotten.

INCLUDED: a detailed 56 page tab/music digital PDF booklet.

Rare footage of Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, Furry Lewis, Big Bill Broonzy, Jesse Fuller, Elizabeth Cotten, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb and Son House is also presented.

  • In part 1 of the course: Key of C - Freight Train, It Won't Be Long, Buck Dancer's Choice, Candyman, Salty Dog Blues, Ragtime Mama Blues and Blake's Rag.
  • In this one, part 2: Keys of G and A - Spike Driver's Blues, Shake Sugaree, Ragged and Dirty, Blues licks in A, Willie Mae, Spoonful and Robert Johnson blues licks in A.
  • In part 3: Keys of D and E - Lightnin' Hopkins blues licks in E, Stagolee, Take A Whiff On Me, Tribute To Lonnie Johnson, Charley James and Avalon Blues.

​Have fun learning!


Lesson Plan

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01.Introduction to the course

Student Reviews

amazing
Salvatore A
Stefan Grossman is known world wide as a blues expert, these videos reveal something entirely different: a very down to earth superstar who possesses something that not all those of world-class talent possess: the gift of teaching!It is of very little value to see a guitar superstar sweep through licks and they "show" them to students.
Reviewer

Stefan Grossman

Stefan Grossman has been recording, performing and writing about acoustic fingerstyle techniques and styles for over forty years. During the period from 1965-1975 he studied and traveled with some of the legendary figures in the story of blues guitar. These include Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Skip James, Fred McDowell and Mance Lipscomb



Stefan has recorded numerous solo albums including Love, Devil And The Blues, Yazoo Basin Boogie, Shining Shadows, Black Melodies On A Clear Afternoon and Friends Forever as well as duet recordings with John Rnbourn, larry Coryell, Duck Baker and Tokio Uchida.



"I first met Stefan in the States years ago and we became extremely good friends. Personally, I have learned a great deal from him. Let's face it, he needs very little introduction from me as a blues artist, discographer and connoisseur in blues."

-ERIC CLAPTON



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