In part two (2 of 2) of this pedal steel guitar masterclass, professional guitarist Drew Taubenfeld gives you an in-depth introduction to the basics of the pedal steel guitar. Drew teaches you how to play single note and harmonized scales, how to use vibrato, how to play "harmonics", how to pick cleanly, how to manipulate the pedals/levers and more. NOTE: You can purchase both videos in this series at a discount here!
Topics Covered: Playing single note scales, harmonizing scales, using palm blocking and pick blocking for clarity and tone, using the “c” pedal and the knee levers, being musical with the pedals, using vibrato, sliding down while using pedals and levers, playing harmonics, playing in minor keys, diminished and augmented chords, online resources for learning, buying a pedal steel, etc.
Drew Taubenfeld is an active touring and session multi-instrumentalist in LA. He is currently the Musical Director and touring guitarist for Selena Gomez and Victoria Justice. He has also toured with Taio Cruz, The Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato and Jessie James. While off the road, Drew is an active pedal steel session player in LA.