Larry McCabe's credentials include an education degree from the University of Arizona, more than thirty years of music teaching experience, over eighty published music books, columns for Living Blues Magazine and Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine, and authorship of the Roy Clark Fiddle Magic Method and the Roy Clark Bluegrass Banjo Bible.
He plays electric and acoustic blues guitar, clawhammer and three-finger banjo, fiddle, and other string instruments. During his career, he has taught blues guitar lessons, banjo lessons, fiddle lessons, song writing, music theory, music history, and other subjects.
Larry has played in numerous bands including blues, classic country, rockabilly, traditional Irish, and Cajun, and he served on the prestigious W.C. Handy Blues Awards nominating committee for many years. With his wife, Becky, Larry is the owner and publisher of the popular roots music instruction book company Red Dog Music Books.
In the 1990s, he taught History of Jazz Music and History of Popular Music in America courses to adult education students at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. As an amateur WWII historian, Larry collected and edited 160 interviews for his book Pearl Harbor and the American Spirit (2004).
The CD included has heavy background interference so that the music is difficut101 Razor-Sharp Slide Guitar Licks in Open E Tuning: Electric Urban / Chicago Style to hear. Read morePublished 23 months ago by ghost123
This is actually one of the most disappointing guitar theory books I have ever seen. I was very excited to see an Open E book for slide. Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by ROOstar
I received this book a while back, and haven't had time to get on here and leave a review until now. The book is full of awesome licks and is very straight forward. Read morePublished on June 19, 2009 by Alex C. Moran
There are countless techniques to playing the guitar that can create their own unique sound. "101 Razor-Sharp Slide Guitar Licks: Electric Urban/Chicago Style" is a guide to the... Read morePublished on May 11, 2009 by Midwest Book Review