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Dobro Instruction

Learn how to play dobro and resonator guitar with our great selection of dobro instruction books, videos and DVD’s. Every title is discount priced and most ship the same day. Dobro is actually a brand name for the resonator guitar. The name started in 1928 when the Dopyera brothers first formed the Dobro Manufacturing Company. Find the right dobro instruction method for you to learn dobro and resonator guitar at PlayBetterBluegrass.com.

Dobro Books

Buy Dobro tab books for less at PlayBetterBluegrass.com. Every dobro tablature and instruction book is discount priced and most ship the same day. Most dobro books are written in tablature, which is a visual approach to playing the dobro that tells you which strings to play and which fret to hold down with the bar. Tablature can be used for any tuning. Right hand finger usage can also be indicated as well as techniques like slides, pull-offs, etc.

Dobro Books
Dobro DVDs

Take a dobro lesson from the comfort of your home with a dobro lesson DVD from Lakes Music. A DVD is a great way to take a dobro lesson because you can rewind and replay sections, unlike with an instructor. Many DVD's use split screen so you can see a close up of the right and left bar hand. Taking a dobro lesson on DVD costs much less that lessons a dobro instructor and you can view it several times over.

Dobro DVDs
Dobro Instruction CD’s

Learn you favorite dobro licks and patterns with these instruction CD instruction packages. The best way to learn is through imitation, and with these instruction CD's, you can hear exactly how the lick is to be played and then you work on it until you are able to repeat it. Most of these dobro instructional CD's include dobro tablature booklets. Dobro is a tricky instrument. These CD's will help you play the dobro licks the way they were meant to be played.

Dobro Instruction CD's
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Learning Bluegrass Dobro
Learning Bluegrass Dobro
This hands-on 'Dobro' course will have even a complete beginner playing bluegrass and country tunes in no time. Cindy covers essential right-hand techniques such as rolls, rhythm playing, crosspicking, tone control and damping, as well as bar technique, chord building, hammer-ons and pull-offs, minor keys and more.
Product# 641663
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You Can Teach Yourself Dobro
You Can Teach Yourself Dobro
Several of the most popular styles used in playing the Dobro, including bluegrass, old-time, country, blues, Hawaiian, and more. No previous musical knowledge needed. Flex binding. Written in G tuning in tablature only. All of the songs in the book are on the CD.
Product# 95227DVD
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Beginning Country and Bluegrass Dobro
Beginning Country and Bluegrass Dobro
This video will get your skills started off right! Includes detailed study of: Bar technique - pick technique - chimes - trills, bending strings - hammer-ons - pull-offs, slants - rhythm chops - using the cassette recorder - slow songs, fast songs - and much more.
Product# 7033
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Essential Techniques for Dobro  - 2 DVD's
Essential Techniques for Dobro - 2 DVD's
These two lessons will give learning players all the tools they'll need to master the resonator guitar. Rob Ickes covers everything from fine-tuning the strings to picking style, bar position, bluegrass back-up technique, and how to achieve good tone, timing and volume control. 2-DVD SET ∑ INCLUDES TAB ∑ LEVEL 2/3
Product# 641578
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Beginning Dobro
Beginning Dobro
This course is for the complete novice. No musical background is required. Includes: how to tune, chord positions, scales, slanting the bar, rolls, and 5 simple tunes. (Tom Dooley, Home Sweet Home, Red River Valley, Wabash Cannonball, Grandfather's Clock). (CD & Tab)
Product# 6923
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Dobro Variations DVD
Dobro Variations DVD
Cindy Cashdollar moves into intermediate territory with the blues, minor key and western swing styles that are her signature sound. She builds knowledge of the Dobro step-by-step, teaching alternate tunings, music theory and invaluable bar and fingerpicking techniques. DVD + TAB. ∑ LEVEL 3 ∑ 90-MIN.
Product# 641664
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Learn to Play Bluegrass Dobro Guitar
Learn to Play Bluegrass Dobro Guitar
A step-by-step method by two noted Dobro authorities. This method takes the student through the basics of bar position, right hand technique, producing harmonics, and minor and seventh chords. Features 25 solos in G tuning, written in notation and tablature.
Product# 93968BCD
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Complete Dobro Player
Complete Dobro Player
Stacy Phillips is an internationally acclaimed soloist and author on Resonator Guitar. This comprehensive book took years to produce and is the culmination of Stacy's many years of playing the instrument, studying new Resonator techniques and interviewing other Resonator greats.
Product# 95271BCD
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Easy Dobro Solos 1
Easy Dobro Solos 1
These arrangements are easy to learn & play but they still sound good! Each tune is played once at normal speed & then taught one section at a time on the CD. The sections are all marked off & labeled in the tablature booklet.
Product# 6919
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Easy Dobro Solos 2
Easy Dobro Solos 2
These arrangements are easy to learn & play but they still sound good! Each tune is played once at normal speed & then taught one section at a time on the CD. The sections are all marked off & labeled in the tablature booklet.
Product# 6920
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Country Dobro Guitar Styles
Country Dobro Guitar Styles
This is one of the all-time best selling methods for playing Country style Resonator guitar. Written by the legendary Dobro soloist, Tom Swatzell, it features G tuning and includes 27 solos in notation and tablature. Also included are rare photographs of Tom Swatzell and Ed Dopera, one of the inventors of the Dobro.
Product# 93350
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Dobro Workshop Set
Dobro Workshop Set
Complete 2 volume set! For beginners & advanced players. Learn the correct styles of 5 leading Dobro players. Dan is accompanied by a full Bluegrass band, with dobro recorded in the left channel & band in the right. Dobro solos are played again slowly at the end.
Product# 7004
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The Great Dobro Sessions
The Great Dobro Sessions
Includes every note of every solo by the nine top resonator guitarists who contributed to the Grammy Award-winning album of the same title. All 20 tunes (including the 11 solos on Fireball Mail) appear in tablature with commentary and chordal accompaniment.
Product# 95771
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Backup and Fills For Dobro (4 CD's)
Backup and Fills For Dobro (4 CD's)
This 4-hour course will give you the ability to play backup in any situation you encounter. You will gain a large vocabulary of backup material & an understanding of how to apply the licks from both theory discussion & example tunes. 4 CD'S. No Book.
Product# 6971
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Dobro Classics Plus
Dobro Classics Plus
A collection of 20 classic Dobro tunes likely to come up in jam sessions, incorporating the sounds and styles developed by the masters. Focuses primarily on up-tempo tunes. Includes: Bill Cheatham Blackberry Blossom Daybreak In Dixie Gold Rush Katy Hill Sally Goodin Step To It and more.
Product# 187
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Josh Graves Set
Josh Graves Set
Complete 3 course set! All of Josh Graves classic solos played exactly as Josh recorded them originally. Played fast and then slowed down on the CD.
Product# 7001
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Rob Ickes Acutab Big Time Tabs
Rob Ickes Acutab Big Time Tabs
Learn Rob's solos from his celebrated solo CD, Big Time, featuring his Blue Highway bandmates. Every dobro break is transcribed in this second volume of AcuTab transcriptions featuring tabs for tunes in a variety of keys and styles.
Product# RI-2
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