Martin Taylor – Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar
Sep 08 2016
Martin Taylor has been playing guitar for as long as he can remember, ever since his father gave him his first instrument at the age of four. It was to be the start of a career which has delighted audiences worldwide and drawn critical acclaim from some of the world’s finest musicians.
Chet Atkins, Barney Kessel, John Williams, Joe Pass, Stephane Grappelli, Yehudi Menuhin, David Grisman, Bill Wyman are just some of the musicians who have collaborated with Martin.In this unique video lesson Martin explains how to play a bass-guitar duet on a single instrument and how to accomplish this without sacrificing the feel and swing of the music. Martin Taylor is the master of this approach and demonstrates his style and technique with five classic jazz standards.
Titles include: I Got Rhythm, Georgia, Old Man River, Take Five and The Dolphin.
Get yourself a peek at the legendary guitar style of this unique and remarkable performer. Taylor has forged an unparalleled reputation for his self-accompanying guitar style, creating the illusion of several simultaneous musicians at once. Furthermore, his technique is so well integrated that the musicality his melodies and improvisations simply transcend the performance.
In this special DVD Taylor shows you the secrets of five of his best compositions and performances, including The Dolphin, Georgia On My Mind and the dazzling I Got Rhythm. Discover how to combine melody, comping and basslines with only two hands, without sacrificing the swing of the music. The disc includes a 64-page booklet in standard notation and Tab.
- Georgia by Hoagy Carmichael
- I Got Rhythm by George Gershwin
- Old Man River by Jerome Kern
- Take Five by Paul Desmond
- The Dolphin by Louis Ecsa
- I Got Rhythm – Variations
Running time: 1 hour
Video: MPEG2 720×480 6445 kbps 29.97 fps AR: 4:3
Audio: AC3 192 Kbps 48.0 KHz
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 3.4 Gb