Discover the world of American Roots guitar.
Learn six of Mike Dowling's original tunes that incorporate blues, ragtime and open tuned fingerpicking.
"Ample evidence of Dowling's guitar mastery"
– Blues Revue
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Mike's music is a unique mixture of blues, ragtime, swing and roots music in standard and open tunings.
The late, great Vassar Clements called Mike Dowling simply "One of the finest guitarists there is, anywhere".
In this course, Mike teaches six original compositions that span bottleneck blues, jazzy ragtime, and open tuned fingerpicking. A patient and careful teacher, Mike will explain the tunes to you in detail, focusing on such techniques as palm damping, picking patterns, and playing fast single-string runs.
BONUS tunes: Bottomlands, String Crazy and World Of Hurt.
This course is for intermediate-advanced level guitarists who want to discover the world of American Roots guitar.
We've created this course to be as practical as possible – with constant multiple angle views of the guitar, you'll be able to see everything Mike is doing at all times.
Please note: The original source for this online course is a DVD. The artist/teacher may refer to a DVD and sometimes a book, neither of which are included with your purchase. Instead, you will have lifetime access to stream the course on all your devices and PDFs of the transcriptions from the book. DVDs get damaged and lost and books can go missing, but these courses are available to you whenever you want and wherever you are!
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