Lloyd Green – PT 7

Lloyd Green – PT 7

In this installment, Lloyd and Paul continue their wide-ranging discussions. Lloyd tells a couple more great studio stories, including the one-take origin of one of his most famous intros and solos. Gene Watson: “Farewell Party”Alan Jackson:...
Musician’s Honey-Do

Musician’s Honey-Do

The Musician’s Honey-Do List1a) Learn to hear intervals well enough to ID them within the key signature. Do this to rid yourself of the guessing game.1b) Memorize all of your strings interval values to have instant recall of them (pedals up and down).Next, memorize...
A New Era

A New Era

Look Into The FutureThe pedal steel guitar as we know it has been played in the “modern” manner ever since Bud Isaacs recorded his famous intro on Webb Pierce’s “Slowly” in 1953. That unique and familiar sound is still what most people...
Copedent Coping

Copedent Coping

COPING WITH COPEDENTSThe secret to finding logical copedents is to understand how chords and single note phrases are created. We do that by having a complete understanding of altering intervals and what problems they may cause on certain levers or in a specific...
Pedal Toning

Pedal Toning

A question about pedal trills and adding quick pedal moves came up on the Facebook Group….Q:  On a lick where I need to jump on and off a pedal quickly, I”d usually have my B pedal down the whole time and just rock on & off the A. But that is pretty...