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Open G Tuning Slide

5.00 out of 5
(4 customer reviews)

Learn slide guitar and more in Open G Tuning like Ry Cooder, Robert Johnson, Lowell George and others in this 4 DVD guitar course with tabs and backing tracks. 4 DVDs | 6.2 Hours

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Open G Tuning Slide

Let’s face it. Slide guitar is Hard. In my course I want to eliminate all the frustrations so many guitar players can’t seem to overcome when learning how to play slide guitar. After 18 years of teaching, the lessons in this course are what I have found to be the keys to success for people to overcome the obstacles you are faced when learning how to play slide.

What You’ll Receive

  • 4 DVDs or .movs
  • Over 6 Hours of Video
  • 34 Pages of Tabs
  • 11 Backing Tracks
  • 3 Fretboard Maps
  • Guitar Pro Files
  • 40 Bonus Blues Backing Tracks

I’ve divided this course into 4 discs that build upon each other.

Disc 1 is about learning techniques such as muting, raking, holding the slide, playing chords, and just a general approach of how to start learning open g tuning. You’ll also be provided with many exercises to build your technique.

In Disc 2 you will learn Concepts such as Intervals, Dobro playing, Patterns for Soloing, Using a Capo, and scales. This Disc will teach you the Why about how open g tuning works.

In Disc 3 you will learn Solos and Licks. This is taking everything you’ve learned in the first two discs and applying it. Sort of like the final exam so you can see how you’re coming along.

In Disc 4 you will learn some more licks, a lesson about tone, and how to improvise using the techniques learned in this course.

Free Lesson 1

Free Lesson 2

Backing Tracks



Learn 3 Solos

In this course you’ll learn how to play 3 complete solos in 3 different styles. By the time you learn these solos, you’ll understand why these solos work and how to create your own open g tuning slide guitar solos.


Disc 1 – Techniques

Lesson 1 – Guitar Setup
Lesson 2 – The Left Hand
Lesson 3 – Muting
Lesson 4 – Vibrato
Lesson 5 – Raking
Lesson 6 – Hammer Ons
Lesson 7 – Blues Riff
Lesson 8 – Keith Richards

Disc 2 – Concepts

Lesson 1 – Chords
Lesson 2 – Scales
Lesson 3 – 12 Bar Blues Lick
Lesson 4 – Intervals
Lesson 5 – Patterns for Solos
Lesson 6 – Other Keys, Capo
Lesson 7 – Dobro

Disc 3 – Solos and Licks

Lesson 1 – Blues Solo
Lesson 2 – Slow Blues Solo
Lesson 3 – 10 Slow Blues Licks
Lesson 4 – Boogie Solo

Disc 4 – Bonus Disc

Lesson 1 – 10 Boogie Licks
Lesson 2 – Tone
Lesson 3 – Improvising

4 reviews for Open G Tuning Slide

  1. Chris
    5 out of 5

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    I like the open G slide course just as much as the open E one that I ordered awhile back. Learning the Robert Johnson style chords in the Dobro and Blues Solo sections has really opened things up for me. I’ve been playing slide for about 20 years now and am very familiar with many of the licks using the slide.

    But now that I am mixing in fingered chords to go with that, I am able to consistently get through a whole progression including a turnaround without getting stuck. It was great to finally have somebody show me where to put my fingers to find the chords I always knew were missing.

  2. Des
    5 out of 5

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    Course is great, I had only just brought cheap dobro so I set it up, tuned to open g and away. As always spare time is my biggest problem, I am noticing that listening to music, I am now picking songs in open G tuning that I wouldn’t have before the course. Of course practice makes perfect. Thanks mate.

  3. Ed
    5 out of 5

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    I purchased your Key of G Open Tuning Slide DVDs. I enjoy the set and in a very short time my slide playing has advanced from complete novice, clumsy, couldn’t get a note out, to playing scales, some elementary jamming and figuring out licks — and I’m only on the second of three disks!

  4. Bruce in Langdon NH
    5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I have just started this course and so far it is more than I expected. I am still working on the techniques. My playing has already improved. I cant wait until I finish this course. it is more fun to play now.

  5. Jason in Cresson, TX United States

    (verified owner):

    I purchased this course hoping to receive an all encompassing crash course on getting into playing in open G tuning.

    I’ve found a great deal of the information useful to a point, but the course sticks to what sounds good on a dirty electric.

    While I enjoy playing the licks and practicing the concepts on electric I wish there had been some more cross over for acoustic and resophonic guitars where you don’t have the sustain from gain boost and reverb to help push things along. Also the course focuses on the instrument in the mind of soloing with little thought on what to do the other 80% of the time.

    I would have liked to see more in depth study on keeping the bass and chord structure going while using the slide to produce a melody.

    I probably should have done a little more research on my part but I’m still very happy with my purchase.

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Chapter Markers

You will be able to access every lick by using the Chapter Markers in the Quicktime Player. This will be very helpful when there are many licks in the lesson. On the DVD you can access these points by using your back and forward buttons on the remote. Warning – Windows Media Player does not support Markers so you must use the Quicktime Player or the VLC Player which are both Free.

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PDF Tabs

All Solos and examples are written out in tab and standard notation so you can see exactly how to play each lick. You can access the tabs on the DVD or in the Download that is provided in the email receipt. Guitar Pro files of the tabs come with all the lessons as well. These files require Guitar Pro which is a separate program that does not come with the lessons. I include them because many people have requested that I do but are not required to view and use the lessons.

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    With Instant Access, you can stream any course and access the tabs for the lessons you have purchased immediately without downloading anything. All lessons qualify for Free Instant Access and there is no monthly fee. This excludes the Beginner Guitar Ebook, 40 Blues Backing Tracks, and my EP.

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