Ernie Holley runs away on his wedding night because he thinks he has killed a wedding guest. His father Newt and bride Pearl find him in New Orleans and persuade him to come home.
It was one of the best days of Ashley Banjo's life when Michael Jackson invited the young British choreographer and his dance group Diversity to support him at his planned London concerts in 2009. The concerts never happened as the American superstar died suddenly in June that year, and Ashley never got to meet his musical idol. This documentary follows Ashley as he finds out more about the man who inspired him to dance and about Thriller - the album which sold a record-breaking sixty million copies and catapulted Michael Jackson to global superstardom.
A high-octane course in Scruggs-style banjo. Tony Trischka will take your playing up to the next level with a host of terrific tunes and invaluable instruction. Learn some of the traditional instrumentals that form the essential repertoire for every aspiring picker. Discover the inner workings of each tune, and how to employ rolls, chokes, slides and inversions to achieve an authentic Bluegrass sound.
The core of this style is in the right hand, and Bob demonstrates, in detail, how to get the real old-time clawhammer sound. He shows you easy renditions of four traditional banjo pieces, then adds hammer-ons, pull-offs, and other embellishments that create style and complexity. Within minutes, you'll be playing Shortenin' Bread and Cripple Creek in G tuning. Bob introduces Liberty in double-C tuning, which features double thumbing the fifth string, a slightly more advanced right-hand approach. The well-known fiddle tune Soldier's Joy rounds out the lesson, with Bob adding a variety of slides to the other skills you've learned.