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Doc Watson - Flatpicking with Doc
Doc Watson - Flatpicking with Doc
Actor: Doc Watson
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2003     1hr 20min

Doc and fellow flatpicker Steve Kaufman trade licks and play duets, and Doc slows down some of his most requested songs and instrumentals so that learning players can follow along. Doc's breathtaking versions of classic ba...  more »


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Actor: Doc Watson
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals, Independently Distributed
Studio: Homespun Tapes
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/01/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 20min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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If you want to learn to flat pick- this is a must
Gary E. Slater | 10/17/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This DVD is the best thing I ever got a hold of. It offers Steve Koffman who is an excellent guitarist and of course the greatest of them all, Doc Watson! The picken will speak for itself. I want to talk about the quality of the DVD. It is great! The lighting, camera position on the guitars is much better then the other DVD. I am still saying the other DVD of Doc is well worth the money."
Don't buy it if you want complete tab
Disappointed | Texas | 06/12/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"If you are a fan of Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Watson it is worth buying. I will enjoy watching the playing. That being said, if you are expecting the songs listed to be completely tabbed, you won't get it. Some of the songs just have the breaks tabbed. I bought it as a beginner who wanted to learn "Little Sadie". Granted it's advertised Level 3 (intermediate), but it's also advertised to include music and Tab. Homespun does great videos. To be honest I expected a little more."
Worth the money, but be prepared to put effort into picking
J. Amick | 08/23/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"As mentioned in other reviews, the overall quality of this DVD is very good. I was hoping for more footage of just Doc's lead without any accompaniment so you can sort out exactly what is going on. The slow examples that are played are a little faster than I would prefer, but they are helpful none the less. The tab was a little disappointing, for the money I expected a full tab in a book. The partial tab booklet that comes with the DVD is helpful, but be prepared to do it the old fashion way... lifting licks by playing parts of the DVD over and over again. It is extremely helpful to see Doc's left hand so you can know what position he is picking out of when compared to figuring out runs from a CD. It's worth buying if you're serious about learning Doc Watson's style."