In Deep with Andy Aledort: A Further Exploration of Playing Slide in Open G Tuning

by Andy Aledort
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at 1:45pm

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Last month, I presented some techniques, chord forms and licks that are commonly used for playing slide in open G tuning, which is sometimes referred to as “Spanish tuning” or “happy tuning.”

This month, I’d like to offer a further investigation into the musical possibilities that open G tuning offers for slide playing.

All of the licks and riffs will work great whether you are playing them on a resonator, acoustic or electric guitar, and whether you prefer a glass, metal or ceramic slide.