The genius country bluesman/songster Mance Lipscomb was the most accomplished of the Texas "dead thumb" guitarists. His solid driving monotonic bass propelled his dancing, spontaneous melodies through song after song. He came from a musical family and grew up playing in the Texas country blues traditions.
In this DVD, Ernie Hawkins carefully takes you through the complete range of Mance’s playing, revealing all the tricks of the trade. Most importantly, you will learn how to play in Mance’s style so that you can effortlessly adapt it to any kind of song.
Titles include: Captain Captain, Night Time Is The Right Time, Goin’ Down Slow, You Got To See Your Momma Every Night, You Got To Reap What You Sow, Sugarbabe and Cherry Ball
94 minutes • Level 3 • Detailed tab/music PDF file on the DVD