Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Troy Brenningmeyer teaches the Old Time Fiddle Tune "Kitchen Girl" for the Dobro® or Resonator Lap Slide Guitar.
Tags:How to Play "Kitchen Girl " on a Dobro,Dobro Lessons,Dobro Lessons With Troy,How to Play the Song Kitchen Girl on a Dobro,How to Play the Song Kitchen Girl on a Dobro,Resonator Lap Slide Guitar lesson
Grab video code:
Hi, we’re up here in LessonsWithTroy.com. Well today’s lesson is going to be over the old-time fiddle tune Kitchen Girl. I can add an up tempo. We’re going to do in the key of G, however, normally this song is played in the key of A. So what you can do is just capo here in your second fret, and moved everything that I showed you up two frets and it would be fine if you’re going to play with some other people in the key of A.
Let’s take this phrase by phrase and here’s the first phrase [Demonstration]. If you have your tablets here, I’d suggest that you have it printed out and set it on a stand in front of you and this phrase is basically going to cover measures one, two, three and measure four.
First, you slide up here to fret five on your first string, and then go down to fret three on the first string. And you will do the same on pull off lick. That’s zero to zero on the first string and then open second string, and open third string. So together, that little part sounds like this [Demonstration]. Once again, slowly at fret five, on your first string and then fret three and run pull off licks zero to zero. Open second string, open third string and move up here to your fifth fret to an open second string and then fifth fret on my third string. Open first string, fifth fret on my second string, fifth fret on my first string, slide it up to fret seven and then sixth to seven on my second string and then seventh fret on my third string.
Once again, that full fret I’ll explain it, fifth fret on my first string, then third fret on my first string and we’re on pull off, zero to zero on my first string, open second string, open third, move up to your fifth fret. Open second, and fifth fret on my third string and open first, fifth fret on my second, fifth fret on my first, slide up to fret seven, and sixth to seven on my second, and then seventh fret on my third.
You could play it a few times to get in your head [Demonstration], once again [Demonstration].
Let’s take a look at the right hand for that lick. Okay, this is the right hand for measures one, two, three and four. You’re going to start up with your middle finger and then over that lick, just one finger per strings. You’ve got three strings, thumbs playing your third, index is playing your second and middle is playing your first [Demonstration].
Now you have some options there. Basically, I’m just going to stick with one finger per string here. And there at the end when you slide up six to seven, you could either use your middle finger or you could use your index, whichever one feels more comfortable to you.
So that full phrase slowly, it looks like this [Demonstration], once again [Demonstration]. One more time and then we’ll move on [Demonstration].