The learning continues as Happy Traum takes you, step-by-step, through three more classic American songs, building each one from its simplest chord-and-strum accompaniment (a perfect jumping-off point for the beginning player) to a fully realized performance piece complete with melody notes, bass lines, chord substitutions, harmonies, picking techniques and improvisations. Drawing on his nearly 50 years of teaching experience, Happy systematically introduces elements to each song that will help give you a better command of the fretboard. At the same time you ll be adding wonderful material to your repertoire, building your right and left hand technique and improving your musical understanding. DVD 2 is all played in standard tuning and includes Stephen Foster s perennial favorite, Hard Times Come Again No More; the traditional hymn Wayfaring Stranger; and the southern Appalachian classic, Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies.
Norman demonstrates guitar techniques, musical ideas, playing style and ten great songs and instrumentals taken from his vast repertoire: Coming Down from Rising Fawn • Caperton Ferry • Uncle Joe (Miss McLeod's Reel) • Old Virginia Reel • and more.
What is Collegiate Shag? A simple Slow, Slow, Quick, Quick is the secret of an exciting and cool-looking 6-count swing dance from the 30s and 40s: The Shag. Shag is easy to learn. With its hops and kicks it is a lot of fun. If you like to have close contact to your partner and still don t want to miss the energy of swing then Shag is the dance for you. Mostly danced in closed position, but also with open and separating elements, Shag can be danced to medium- and fast-tempo music. Shag spread all over America and different styles were popular in different regions. This video is about the Double Time Shag that was often referred to as Collegiate Shag. It should not be confused with Carolina Shag or St. Louis Shag. Even though it was a separate dance, Shag can be easily mixed with other Swing styles.
A quirky sketch comedy series that included some genuine educational content among the humor, the show's cast included Billy Van, Fishka Rais, Guy Big, Mitch Markowitz, Vincent Price, and Julius Sumner Miller. Van played most of the characters on the show.
The Chinese practice of Qigong, which is the study of Qi in the human body, has been developed through the observation of natural human behavior. For centuries, Qigong practitioners have advanced and documented their practice, and have passed down compreh.
This follow-up to one of Homespun's top-selling DVDs teaches you how to play seven more hit songs by the legendary singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. Guitarist Pete Huttlinger is faithful to the spirit of the original recordings as he breaks down the strums, picking patterns, chord progressions and other accompaniment techniques that Jim Croce devised to bring out each song's unique qualities. As an added bonus, you'll learn some of the lead intros and distinctive solos as arranged and played by Maury Muelheissen, Jim's long-time lead guitarist and extraordinary "one man band."