Roy Rogers (slide guitar) – performance from his video “Slide Guitar For Rock & Blues”
Learn to play the blistering guitar solos, churning rhythms and wiling slide sounds that have impressed Roy Rogers’ fans worldwide.
Roy has been called “a force to be reckoned with” (Guitar Player) and “an exceptionally articulate slide guitarist” (Rolling Stone). Now he teaches his award-winning style along with dynamic arrangements to several blues favorites.
Roy covers all the essentials—how to get into open tunings, hold the slide, play with vibrato and proper intonation, and develop a powerful picking style using plectrum and fingers. You’ll progress to advanced slide techniques including licks and their variations, improvisations, harmonics, how to play rhythm along with lead riffs, classic endings and turnarounds, use of dynamics, hammers and pulls, and much more. Roy and his band perform all the tunes taught on this DVD. Before long, you’ll be playing Look Over Yonders Wall, The Sky is Crying, Walkin’ Blues, Tip Walk and Black Cat Bone.