Beamer, Keola : Teaches Hawaiian Slack (key: G)tr (Book & CD)


Catalogue No: HSB00695338
Shop Product Code: 1365685

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Department: Guitar & Bass - Guitar (Pop/Rock/Folk)

Publisher: Homespun

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A contemporary master of slack key guitar provides the perfect introduction to a rich and vital guitar tradition. Called ki ho'alu in Hawaiian, 'slack key' refers to a variety of deep, richly-toned tunings in which the strings are loosened from standard pitch to suit the music. The thumb plays the bass while the fingers are used to pick melody in a cross between country fingerpicking and classical guitar. The music, which can be played on any guitar - acoustic or electric - has a lush sound


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