Dan Tyminski On Playing Bluesgrass Guitar

Dan Tyminski is one of the great bluegrass guitarists, vocalists and composers in the music business. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.org

For many people who aren’t too familiar with bluesgrass music, there’s a good chance they might have enjoyed a taste of that music if they saw the Cohen Brothers movie, “O Brother Where Art Thou.” In the movie, many of the great bluegrass musicians came together to record the film’s soundtrack which would go on to receive a Grammy award. The most popular song in the film had to have been “Man Of Constant Sorrow,” which is an old folk song updated by bluegrass musician Dan Tyminski. Tyminski has been a part of the bluegrass group, Allison Kraus & Union Station for years, contributing his talents as a composer, instrumentalist and vocalist. I wanted you to hear more from Dan, including performances and a couple of great guitar lessons about soloing in bluegrass music. I hope you enjoy it all as much as I did!

Dan Tyminski has gained much of his fame when he recorded his rendition of “Man Of Constant Sorrow,” for the soundtrack of “O Brother Where Art Thou.” Hear Allison Kraus & Union Station play the song live at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALcdFAAojt4.

Next, Dan Tymanski and Ron Block produced a couple guitar lessons called, “Guitar Techniques,” talking about soloing in bluegrass music. Enjoy part 1 at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fn2Zm6W_dU.

There’s also a second part to the guitar lesson that offers even more tips about soloing in bluegrass music. Enjoy it now at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwRpKCL3Iac.

Lastly, I think you’ll enjoy this next video as it offers another song produced by Dan Tyminski. Check out “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn,” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5X4Q6jFtHg.

I hope you enjoyed all these great videos from Dan Tyminski. He’s one of the great bluegrass guitarists and composers that are featured often when talking about bluegrass music. Subscribe now to Mike’s Guitar Talk to learn more about guitarists in a variety of music styles.

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