Beyond The Delta Slide Guitar
This course covers the techniques you will need to play a variety of classic and diverse slide guitar styles. Rick Payne uses both detailed left and right hand videos to demonstrate all the exercises and styles taught in this course. Also there are PDF files containing more explanation along with the tab necessary to play the exercises and 12 study tunes.
If you already play just a little slide by the end of this course you will be able to add so much more to own performance.
What The Course Covers
Rick uses four main regions to explore a range of slide guitar styles:
These will give the player more insight into the general approach to the slide guitar.
These are explored in detail throughout the course as Rick takes you on your slide guitar journey.
You can make your slide playing more interesting using a variety of tricks including: two finger slide, harmonic slide and more.
These PDF files will help you keep a record of the many tunings used in the course and can be downloaded and used as a reference at any time.
Here Rick demonstrates 12 study tunes using many of the tunings and styles in the course.
These will further help you to begin to use different styles and tunings in your own playing.
This is a lifetime of playing and research in one course taught by a master player!
- The students should have a basic knowledge of slide guitar playing.
- Own an acoustic or electric guitar.
- Be familiar with guitar tablature.
- Be prepared to try new techniques and keep an open ear and mind!
- Play a variety of slide guitar styles. The course will use exercises and study tunes to explore a range of styles which include Delta, Texas, Chicago, Hawaii and beyond. There are sections on tips, tricks and tunings which will aid to more learning and enjoyment of the course.
Rick Payne is an established acoustic blues guitarist with many national and international tours to his credit. He has become especially well known for his authentic acoustic blues finger picking, in the many traditional styles of the blues including delta blues, piedmont, ragtime and slide and has recorded several albums of this kind.
Often compared with Ry Cooder, guitar maestro Rick Payne’s performances have taken him to prime time TV, to festivals and theatres throughout the UK and on tour to Europe, USA, India, Scandinavia and Greek Islands. He has provided music to a number of major TV productions, for programmes on Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. He has also featured on The Paul Jones and Mike Harding's show on BBC Radio 2.
Rick has recorded a number of CDs, including the noted Blue River Blues
Reviewers have described his sound as: heart wrenching and passionate, delicate and scorching, seriously brilliant, totally absorbing and spellbindingly evocative with raw and fiery vocals to match.
Rick's latest CD Radio City is now available as CD or download Courses and guitar workshop style sessions, teaching the art of Big Bill Broonzy, John Lee Hooker, Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Rev Garry Davis, Django, Ry Cooder and many more.
Rick has completed five courses for Udemy - these include:
Beyond The Delta Slide Guitar
Intros And Outros For Blues And Ragtime Guitar
Play Creative Chords
Blues In A Day
He is currently working on a new course for Udemy called