Diminished Chords

Diminished Chords

From The Paul Franklin Method Facebook Group:  Student: I was taking another look at your diminished chords lesson and I found that I can get another diminished chord option. For example, barring the 1st fret and playing strings 7, 6 and 5 with the A pedal halfway,...
C6 Essentials Course

C6 Essentials Course

Thanks so much to all the players who attended Paul’s seminar at the¬†Texas Steel Guitar Association Jamboree. Paul covered a lot of material that day, but one surprising thing stuck out…the amount of players wanting to learn the C6 tuning.Back when Jeff...
Speed Trap

Speed Trap

A question about the challenges of playing fast was recently posted on the Paul Franklin Method Facebook Group. Many students joined the thread, with plenty of great comments and observations. Here is the initial question and my response. SPEED TRAP Student: Question...
New Course NEWS!

New Course NEWS!

Hi Everyone- As we come to the end of the year, I wanted to let you know about the new Foundations: E9 Pedal Steel Guitar Basics course my team and I have put together and just launched. MY NEW COURSE! Ever since The Paul Franklin Method began on...
A New Era

A New Era

Look Into The Future The 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...
Progress

Progress

One of the best things about The Paul Franklin Method is the students-only Facebook Group that gives active students the ability to have access to Paul on near-daily basis to ask questions, post videos for critique and hang out with their fellow players. INTERACTION...