doc watson

doc watson

Sally Goodin - Doc Watson Jam (6/24/79-To)

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Doc Watson was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music are highly regarded. Watson taught himself to play fiddle tunes on his Les Paul electric guitar. He later transferred the technique to acoustic guitar, and playing fiddle tunes became part of his signature sound. Deacon Dan Crary helped re-establish flatpicked guitar as a prominent soloing bluegrass instrument. Crary is an innovator of the flatpicking style of guitar playing. He is also a Speech communications Professor at California State University, Fullerton. Crary categorizes himself as a "Solo flatpicker" and has recorded several projects that feature him along with guests, usually other innovators of the guitar in all styles. Norman Blake is an American instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter.He is considered one of the leading figures in the bluegrass revival of the 1970s Sam Bush is an American bluegrass mandolin player considered an originator of the Newgrass style. Directed by Terry Allen Williams, Produced by Thomas Lofstrom This series features progressive bluegrass and country music performed at the Telluride Festivals, and is available on DVD from TheFestivalTapes@gmail.com