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Steel Guitar Lessons Group by Hank Ruf
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  • Pedal Steel Lessons Group

    Teaching pedal steel guitar by video

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  • jon KRAFT
    jon KRAFT joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • January 30
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf: The pedals and knee levers can be hard to learn for someone just starting out on the pedalsteel. Go here to watch videos on these >  htt...  MORE...
    • January 28
    • Hank Ruf
      Hank Ruf Bill, Read this article > http://steelguitarnetwork.net/blogs/2768/204/what-s-the-first-step
      • February 2
    • Hank Ruf
      Bill Gwynn So is it best to start out fresh as a beginner.......with a pedal steel rather than a lap
      • February 1
    • Hank Ruf
      Gerald Middleton I remember the time that I was taking what I had learned on a lap steel and adding pedals and Knee levers to it. The right hand picks and left hand bar with the pedals being some sort of after thought with the knee levers coming in behind that. It took so...  MORE...
      • January 29
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf posted a new topic:
    • December 28, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf: TIP: Be sure to tune up before you start to practice and always use a track or rhythm of some kind to play with.
    • December 12, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf posted a new video:
    07:32
    D Minor Licks on a Pedal Steel Guitar #1
    Hello and welcome to Steel Picking! In this video, I show a few licks on the steel guitar that are in the key of D Minor. I hope that this tutorial can help you all out and help you all become better pickers!
    • December 4, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf: How to stay motivated when learning on your own? 
    Getting discouraged is natural and there's nothing wrong with that, as 
    long as you don't let it get you down.  Be mindful that you are 
    just learning how to play, there are going to be techniques an...  MORE...
    • December 2, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf posted a new topic:
    • November 29, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf:
    08:47
    C6th Jazz Improv. Explained Part 2 - Pedal Steel Guitar
    Hello and welcome back to Steel Picking! In this video, I show how to play some of the different leads from my C6th Jazz Improvisation video on the pedal steel guitar. Hopefully this video can show you all a few new techniques and can help you all to ...
    • November 24, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf:
    06:13
    How To Play Pedal Steel Guitar (Lesson For Guitarists/Beginners)
    Pedal steel is really fun to learn but most guitarists have no clue how to start. This video shows you how to start. Learning different instruments is a great way to understand music from different perspectives. Your brain won't be stuck in guitar-land...
    • November 15, 2016
    • Hank Ruf
      Doug Long How to play pedal steel in 3 minutes 38 seconds. Genius! Great fun. I loved it. Great incentive for guitar players thinking of expanding their horizons to steel. Looks soooo easy, don't it?
      • November 17, 2016
    • Hank Ruf
      Dave Hayes This is a very good video. I don't know why he does this, but when he is demonstrating the names of the frets around the 1:20 second mark, this gentleman inadvertently shows a terrible grip for holding the bar. Shortly thereafter, he demonstrates the corr...  MORE...
      • November 16, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf: Any questions today...
    • November 7, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf: I need someone to take over this group. Contact me.
    • October 31, 2016
  • Henry Senior
    Henry Senior joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • September 20, 2016
  • a Lamothe
    a Lamothe joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • September 19, 2016
  • Larry Dering
    Larry Dering joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • September 19, 2016
  • Terry Reece
    Terry Reece joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • September 19, 2016
  • Hank Ruf
    Hank Ruf posted a new topic:
    • September 4, 2016
  • Robert Crenwelge
    Robert Crenwelge joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • August 28, 2016
  • Douglas Bone
    Douglas Bone replied to the topic Intermediate Teaching Series
    Hi Mr Ruff, doing a good job with newsletter. One thing might help is spelling of CORD, which is a kind of rope etc. Musical its CHORD. Not trying to be a smart aleck.   Thanks Doug Bone
    • August 28, 2016
  • Joseph R (Ron) Adams
    Joseph R (Ron) Adams joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • August 27, 2016
  • Ron Toth
    Ron Toth joined the group Steel Guitar Lessons Group
    • August 27, 2016