Country Blues Guitarist Rainer Brunn added to Blues Week 2023 Staff Announcement

We are pleased to announce the addition of Rainer Brunn to our team of country blues guitar teachers for Blues Week 2023. Rainer mainly concentrates on Country Blues Classics, Piedmont and Ragtime styles. His work has found a lot of recognition by thousands of followers on Facebook and YouTube. In 2019, Rainer recorded a series of 8 blues guitar tutorials on Happy Traum’s ‘Homespun’ label. At Blues Week 2023, Rainer will be teaching two ‘Country Blues Guitar’ and one ‘Bottleneck Slide Guitar’ class. Below is a class description:

‘Piedmont Fingerpicking Class’ (beginner/intermediate): Rainer will cover songs by Blind Boy Fuller, Mississippi John Hurt and Blind Blake. He will also have a class on ‘Dropped D & Open D Tunings’. The class will cover songs by Tommy Johnson, Bo Carter, Blind Blake and Clifford Gibson.
‘Bottleneck Guitar For Beginners’ – The class will cover basics & songs by Mississippi Fred Mc Dowell (You Got To Move), Booker White (Jitterbug Swing) and an arrangement of Catfish Blues.