Posts Tagged ‘hammered’

Instrumental Demos: Sailor’s Daughter and So Fine

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

This is one of a series of fourteen electric hammered dulcimer demonstration videos, described in detail in
"Instrumental Demonstrations: Sounds and Rhythm Styles"
I continue with examples of the rhythm part I play behind actual songs, which you can find performance videos of here and at my You Tube channel

Instrumental Demos: Reggae Jam

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

This is one of a series of fourteen electric hammered dulcimer demonstration videos, described in detail in
"Instrumental Demonstrations: Sounds and Rhythm Styles".
I jam a simple chord progression in a Reggae rhythm to show how I can use several beats in a single song, improvising percussively rather than melodically.

Instrumental Demos: A Gypsy Tune

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

This is one of a series of fourteen electric hammered dulcimer demonstration videos, described in detail in
"Instrumental Demonstrations: Sounds and Rhythm Styles"
In this video, I play a single tune, an instrumental version of a traditional Gypsy, as part of the series where I use examples of specific tunes to show all the variations and dynamics that come together to make a piece, not just beats and notes.

Folk-Rock Rhythms

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

This is one of a series of fourteen electric hammered dulcimer demonstration videos, described in detail in
"Instrumental Demonstrations: Sounds and Rhythm Styles"
This video has examples of driving rhythms that generally equate to dynamic strumming of chords on the guitar, instead of the slower strums, finger-picking, and rhythmic instrumental riffs used for slower ballads.

Blues Rhythms

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

This is one of a series of fourteen electric hammered dulcimer demonstration videos, described in detail in
"Instrumental Demonstrations: Sounds and Rhythm Styles"
A collection of clips of about a minute each, showing various rhythm styles I use playing the Blues.