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DVD-Learn To Play The Irish Bouzouki
DVD-Learn To Play The Irish Bouzouki
Actor: Zan McLeod
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2004     1hr 30min

The bouzouki has, in the past thirty years, become a powerful addition to the instrumental line-up of many Irish session and performing bands. Zan McLeod, one of the Celtic music world?s most talented bouzouki players, acc...  more »


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Actor: Zan McLeod
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Independently Distributed
Studio: Homespun Tapes
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 04/28/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Very Good Irish Bouzouki DvD
Thomas Rivers | Virginia | 07/21/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I enjoyed how he presented the Irish Bouzouki in the old Vince Lombardi format: "This is an Irish Bouzouki" without being insulting to our intelligence, like so many videos.

The lessons are logically layed out, Zan Mcleod introduces each lesson, demonstrates it a enough so you can see what he is doing, then moves on to the next lesson. Someone new to the instrument can work their way through the video, accomplish each lesson - then move on to the next lesson with ease. If you are an intermediate or accomplished player - you can skip around and pick-up some great tips & ideas to incorporate into your own playing.

As "Learn to Play" videos go, this is one of the best."
Decent introduction
Maurice Liddy | tempe, AZ United States | 11/12/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I liked the DVD. I think if you have never played an instrument before it might be really hard to pick up from this. But ive played guitar for 15 years so that made a huge difference. Its good, broken down well and has a nice range of tunes from reels to jigs to standards,etc. Not much of a chance to jam yourself and solo and thats a bit of a bummer. But overall defintely worth the purchase."
Lots of good information
Rob F. | Boulder, CO United States | 06/24/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is an excellent video! Adequate introductory material is given, but he doesn't waste time with unnecessary "filler". Lots of good information is given and the music is the real thing."