Watch the SECTION 3: Performance Studies online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Focus On: Standard Tuning Slide

Now we’ll take all of our newfound skills and put them to work in five performance studies that evoke the spirit of blues icons Muddy Waters and Elmore James (“Red Guitar,” “King James”), 1960s innovators Duane Allman and Ry Cooder (“Skydog Shuffle,” “The Santa Monicat”) and bluesman/’70s rocker Johnny Winter (“Stadium Boogie”).