Calling all Western Swing fans: Check out this video lesson, featuring Ranger Doug (Riders in the Sky, The Time Jumpers), from the Jazz Academy at Lincoln Center.

Watch Ranger Doug explain where he gets his rhythm guitar aesthetic from, citing the influence of Count Basie’s guitarist Freddie Green, and then perform with modern American roots act Silver City Bound (formerly The Amigos).



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