Hammered Dulcimer Video Lessons by Jess Dickinson

Jess Dickinson’s Essential Hammered Dulcimer Basic Instruction Manual – Buy It Now!

Jess Dickinson served on the Mississippi Supreme Court for 14 years before his current appointment as Commissioner of Child Protection Services.  For 12 years, Jess has taught law at Mississippi College Law School.

Jess began performing on the hammered dulcimer at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, Arkansas in the 1980s, where he was the featured hammered dulcimer player on the annual Christmas show for several years.  Jess is the 2013 Southern Regional Hammered Dulcimer Champion.  He has performed with symphony orchestras and on stages across the country, both as soloist, and with his bluegrass band, Bluegrass Appeal.

For the past 25 years, Jess has instructed hammered dulcimer at numerous festivals and workshops including ODPC Funfest, Ozark Folk Center Dulcimer Jamboree, Lagniappe Dulcimer Festival, Buckeye Dulcimer Festival and many others.  He is the author of Hammered Dulcimer Improv, and The Essential Hammered Dulcimer Instruction Manual which is a good compliment to these videos.  More videos as well as information, instruments and accessories are available on his website, http://www.dickinsondulcimer.com

Set Up & Tune

#1 INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR HAMMERED DULCIMER

Boxes on the Dulcimer

#2 INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR HAMMERED DULCIMER

Learning Scales

#3 INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR HAMMERED DULCIMER

Playing Thirds

#4 INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR HAMMERED DULCIMER

Playing Simple Chords

#5 INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR HAMMERED DULCIMER

C, D, & G Chord Progressions

#6 Instruction Video for Hammered Dulcimer

Playing Better 1, 4, 5 Chords

#7 Instruction Video for Hammered Dulcimer - DickinsonDulcimer.Com

Embellishments Part 1

Hammered Dulcimer Video #8 - Embellishments - Decorations - Ornamentation

Embellishments Part 2

Hammered Dulcimer Instruction Video #9

Irish Runs & Caps w Mississippi Sawyer

Hammered Dulcimer Instruction Video #10

Mississippi Sawyer Part 2

Hammered Dulcimer Instruction Video #11 - Mississippi Sawyer (part 2)

Chord Patterns

Hammered Dulcimer Video #12

Arpeggios

HAMMERED DULCIMER Video #13 (High Definition) - ARPEGGIOS

Minor Chords

HAMMERED DULCIMER Video #14 - Minor Chords

St. Ann’s Reel

Hammered Dulcimer Instruction Video #15 - St Ann's Reel