Leach, Jay: First Lessons Pedal Steel (Book/CD/DVD Set)

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Catalogue No: 22182SET
Shop Product Code: 2577106
First Lessons Pedal Steel (Book/CD/DVD Set)

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

Publisher: Mel Bay

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MB22182SET - First Lessons Pedal Steel, by Jay Leach. This book is an excellent introduction to one of America's most quintessential instruments, the pedal steel. The first part of the book covers the skills required to play the instrument, including technique for the pedals and knee levers, bar control, and picking. The second half includes songs and licks that illustrate the full spectrum of the pedal steel's capabilities. Exercises and songs are presented in tablature and standard notation.
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Contents

Section One: About the Pedal Steel Tuning the Pedal Steel What's Going on on Top - Picks, Bar, Hand Position What's Going on Down Below - Pedals, Levers, Volume Pedal Music and Tablature Explanation Explanation of Floor Pedals Explanation of Knee Levers Pedal Combinations, How to Practice Floor Pedals and PSMTs Knee Lever Exercises Matching Minor Chords The Volume Pedal Pedal/Lever Muscle Memory Exercise D Lever and Outside String Exercise Using Pedals and Levers Together A Pedal and B Pedal Individually Complete Section Review Section Two: Playing the Pedal Steel Basic Technique Tips - Short Slide, Vibrato, Pedal Roll 3 Playing Exercises Harmonized Scales Partial Harmonized Scales and Exercises 3 Easy Intros 3 Easy Endings 2 Easy (but cool) Licks The Sunflower Waltz Tasty Ingredients Steel Guitar Resources