Come and join the webs most hands on video tuition website. Here you can learn all there is to know about acoustic fingerstyle guitar with renowned guitar teacher Brother John from The Blues Preachers.
Connect with the roots and source of modern blues and contemporary music, by going back to the sounds and techniques of Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie Johnson, Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Son House, Doc Watson and many others.
“The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits” Willie Dixon
“If the blues is an ocean, and that ocean is condensed down to a lake, and that lake is condensed down to a river, and that river is condensed down to a stream, and that stream is condensed down to a puddle, and that puddle is condensed down to a glass, and that glass is condensed down to a drop. That drop would be Son House.” From Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey
“Wider than the heavens is my fame…I am the best as regards the power of my fingers…nobody will ever be found to match me.” Turlough O’Carolan
Brother John Morris presents the monotonic bass style of fingerpicking as used by Mance Lipscomb, Lightning Hopkins and Big Bill Broonzy.
Baby please don’t go by Lightning Hopkins. Beginners level Arrangement by Brother John Morris.
Brother John presents a classic blues in A based on the playing of Robert Johnson.
This arrangement is in the monotonic bass style. It also has some syncopated and walking bass notes.