RICK PAYNE is an established acoustic blues guitarist in the UK with many national and international tours to his credit. He has become especially well known for his authentic acoustic blues fingerpicking, in the many traditional styles of the blues including delta blues, piedmont, ragtime and slide and has recorded several albums of this kind.
‘Impressive slide guitar playing from West Country bluesman… bares comparison with early Ry Cooder…’
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As a teacher he has written and facilitated many guitar workshop style sessions, teaching the art of Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Rev Gary Davis… More details at rickpayne.co.uk
Great British Fingerstyle - Rick Payne
Acoustic guitar course by Rick Payne now available as CD Rom or download from www.rickpayne.co.uk/coursestore2.htm
Explore the styles and techniques that make up the quintessential British acoustic sound.
Ry Cooder style lessons - Rick Payne
Learn to play Ry Cooder style slide guitar with this course by Rick Payne. Featured video is ‘Cooder Rocks’ one of eight study pieces in the course. Available from rickpayne.co.uk.
Blues & Rags Collection - Rick Payne
Sixteen original Blues and Rags to learn from Rick Payne’s collection Blues and Rags, available as CD Rom or download from www.rickpayne.co.uk