First Lessons Lap Steel

by Jay Leach
sku: 02-22183M
Book/Online audio set. A fun and easy approach to learning the lap steel guitar. Explains the basics of the instrument, including bar control, picking, and string groups, with lots of exercises. Also includes several catchy tunes with play-along tracks. 6-string, beginners. 32 pp.   More Details...
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  • Introduction
  • Chapter One
  • How to Tune
  • Good String Gauges
  • The Picks (Hot water to adjust thumbpick)
  • Chapter Two
  • Holding the Bar/Using correct pressure
  • Right Hand Position with Picks
  • Picking String Groups
  • Chapter Three
  • The Slide
  • Slide Exercises
  • Slide Exercises with different string groups
  • Chapter Four
  • Simple Slide Phrases
  • Slide Phrases with different string groups
  • Chapter Five
  • Beginning to Make Music
  • What does (I), (IV), (V) mean?
  • Playing I IV V Chords in different keys
  • Octaves
  • Octave Slides
  • Chapter Six
  • Now the Fun Begins!
  • Chapter Seven
  • Slide Exercises to practice playing in tune
  • Chapter Eight
  • Vibrato
  • Chapter Nine
  • Simple tuning change to play the blues
  • Chapter Ten
  • The