On the Slide

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Luniver Press, 2009 - 52 pages
This book, written by two experienced and enthusiastic slide players and educators, will teach you (with the aid of audio samples downloadable from www.luniver.com) how to get the sound you want to achieve. Subjects covered include: Positioning the slide, Good Intonation, Essential damping techniques, Tuning to open chords; different, widely-used tunings, Vibrato, Single string and chord work, Riffs, licks and technical details. Also provided is a wealth of simple tunes to play the slide way, all especially chosen and arranged to give you the best start in making your own great slide sound. The book includes helpful listening suggestions, and other useful tips for further study.

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