He usually tuned the guitar to open F-minor (low to high: F-C-F-Ab-C-F), with a capo at the 5th, 6th or 7th fret.
As time has gone by within the blues world something so much loved well after it started many years ago countless players duplicate their favourite instrument setup sometimes spending thousands of pounds and despite spending all that money they still find they are not getting the sound they want. One very much admired blues player is Albert Collins known for his style.
Collins had a very original style firstly he played in an open tuning and never played without a Capo a great example of that is when he played at Live Aid you can see he plays a song with another great guitarist during that time there were many key changes and the only way he knew to play with those changes was to move his capo. Collins had great technique wonderful tone and played tasteful musical combinations.
As many new guitarist emerge the right teacher seems to be the correct path to take for success. Once you become integrated with a good source your technique betters. Tuition with me has proven to be what those wanting to learn really need and continues to expand as I always work on incorporating new styles accommodating new students needs.
Mr Collins Guitar style has become such a popular request that I have taken it upon my hands to devise a course which breaks down all of his techniques allowing you to understand what it is he is doing easily.
Students have noted the Guitar Lessons with me provides them with record response sharper ears better understanding of their instrument also to be able understand music clearer.
Our students love our Collins Guitar learning methods the also like our choice and the Guitar tone techniques we teach them something guitarist spend years mastering tone and still have trouble, leaving no stones unturned will increase your Guitar understanding allowing rapid progression each lesson.
Students wanting to learn their favourite guitarist Collins style should have a few CDs and choose a few of the tracks they feel touched by or blown off their feet by its soulful tasteful licks and riffs. This is then given to me and I will show you and explain all the techniques being used constantly.
As you move forward you will find yourself excited with the progress as well as the simplicity you can hear Guitar Licks in your head. Valuable knowledge combined with wonderful teaching methods truly is the food for progression resourceful entertaining at the Guitar Lessons at my studio enriched premises also allowing recording your songs. This means a lot to many students as they get a chance to hear how they sound after recording. Learning the are many grounds to cover and nothing comes easy there is a learning curve for every student.