ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR LESSONS WITH THE LEGENDARY MAURICE ANDERSON

Musical Background:
After graduating from high school, Maurice Anderson immediately pursued his passion for music by playing professionally with a band 5 nights a week. Showing a remarkable dedication and further displaying his zeal for all things musical, Maurice took on the extra task of teaching steel guitar at McCord Music, one of the most renowned music stores in Dallas history and a local hotspot at the time. During Maurice’s extensive music career he has worked with an astounding number of legendary artists including Gene Autry, Tom Jones and LeAnn Rimes. He has appeared in the films “Honeysuckle Rose” (with Willie Nelson), “On the Road Again” and “Dallas, the Early Years”. Throughout the years Maurice Anderson has deservedly earned an immense number of accolades. Most notably he has been inducted into The International Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, The Texas Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame and The California Western Swing Hall of Fame. He has even been nominated for a Grammy Award!

Teaching Experience:
Maurice has been teaching people to play both the Lap Steel and Pedal Steel Guitars for most of his life. He believes it is never too late to begin learning to play either of these unique instruments and knows just how enjoyable and rewarding the learning process can be. He currently works in the Dallas Ft.Worth area teaching, recording and even playing locally in Texas. You can be sure you will be learning from a truly committed individual with an intense devotion to music.

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Beginner
Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 1
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

In this 30 minute session, Reece Anderson will delight you with his incredible Lap Steel Guitar skills while teaching you how to play this magnificent instrument at the same time. Reece will begin by teaching you single notes, their position, how to use a steel to change the pitch and tone. He will also show you how to play some basic chords and pick individual strings.

Reece will show you how unique and interesting this instrument is and assist you on your journey as you begin to play it.

Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 2
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

In this 18 minute session, Reece continues this series of lessons by teaching students about finger and string groupings and how, when played correctly, they will produce chords.

More advanced players may have started the series of lessons at this juncture, but Reece is quick to remind anyone attempting this module that they need to be completely confident and aware of fret and string positions before continuing, otherwise more practice is needed and should be undertaken at your own pace.

Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 3
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

Students can expect to learn major and minor chords and string groupings. Reece will continue demonstrating note and fret positions in detail and exhibit how these can be used to great effect when correctly combined.

In 22 minute Session 3, Reece will teach you how to play your first song, assuming you are ready, and will also be guiding you through your first look at steel guitar tablature.

Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 4
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

Reece begins this 20 minute session by examining tablature and looking at major and minor chord groupings. He explains them at length, making them easier than many other instruments to learn.

Reece will also be teaching students the song faded love and the chord and key groupings used.

Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 5
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

Throughout 26 minute Session 5, Reece will be teaching how to recognize dominant and subdominant chords and frets and their positioning on your lap steel guitar.

He will introduce two new songs, of a varying difficulty, and will discuss the possible benefits and drawbacks of written materials.

Beginning Lap Steel Guitar – Session 6
Lap Steel Guitar
ONLINE LAP STEEL GUITAR COURSE

Reece will combine every piece of information he has taught you so far, from triads, to fretwork, sliding steel, to octaves and from dominant to subdominant chords in this series of lessons in order to make sure you are fully understanding the lessons and are maintaining a steady learning pace.

In Session 6, Reece will also be combining all of this information in order to teach you different sections of the song “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain.”

Intermediate
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