David Ellis

David Ellis is a multi-instrumentalist from Atlanta, GA. He plays resophonic guitar (Dobro®), banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin. David has been playing professionally and teaching for 29 years. He currently plays Dobro® in bluegrass groups Cedar Hill and Pony Express and with the acoustic country rock trio 3 Way Street.




Featured Lesson

Black Mountain Rag LessonBlack Mountain Rag 1 by David Ellis is a downloadable video lesson that will teach you an intermediate level lead guitar part for this traditional bluegrass tune. In the lesson we'll cover several variations of playing the intro and also start working on the A Part of the song. The soloing in this lesson is based on Doc Watson's approach to playing fiddle tunes on an acoustic guitar. David will walk you through the solo in detail and then demonstrate it at three different speeds. The download includes a Quicktime video and a .pdf of the tabs. $5.99

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