This lesson is filled with the songs, licks, sounds and techniques that make Mississippi John Hurt’s music so popular. John Sebastian and Happy Traum, whose friendship goes back to the sixties, had the privilege of knowing John Hurt and hearing him play first hand. With their enthusiasm and love of his music, they take apart eleven of his classic songs, bringing fresh insights into the picking styles of this treasured artist.
Whether your favourite blues guitarist is Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Blind Blake, John Lee Hooker, Big Bill Broonzy, or Mississippi John Hurt, studying the basic techniques presented in this program is the first step toward being able to capture the essence of their traditional styles. In The Basics Woody Mann shows you practical ways to develop fundamental technique and offers you insights into the musical logic of blues guitar.
This companion DVD to Sultan's bestselling book lets intermediate guitarists learn the techniques and interpret the styles of blues legends Lightnin' Hopkins, Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller, Mississippi John Hurt and Big Bill Broonzy. Kenny Sultan's approach is a little more laid-back that most methods, the lesson revolves around his 4 blues rules: 1.Have Fun 2.Play Loose 3.Play With Feeling 4.Don't Worry About Mistakes which allows you to maximise enjoyment of this style.
Two CD set. Quentin Crisp was one of the UK's most cherished satirists and commentators. Immortalized by John Hurt in the touching film version of his book The Naked Civil Servant, Crisp's flippancy, self-deprecation and theatricality masked a fervent intelligence and a sharp eye for the detail of contemporary English life.