craig dobbins

Location: Gadsden, AL

Genre/style: Instrumental, Americana, Gospel

Bio:

Craig Dobbins is a guitarist, author, and composer. His books, CDs, and DVDs are available worldwide through Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Alfred Publications. He has contributed to Acoustic Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Fingerstyle 360, and Just Jazz Guitar magazines, and writes a regular column for Mister Guitar (the journal of the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society). He also writes and publishes the instructional quarterly Acoustic Guitar Workshop and and the digital weekly Lick of the Week.

His CDs Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs and Christmas Time were featured in Acoustic Guitar magazine's Hit List. His compositions have also been recorded by other guitarists, including former Taylor clinician and Winfield Fingerpicking Champion Pat Kirtley (Through the Tears) and fellow Winfield Fingerpicking Champion, Richard Smith (That's My Boy).

Craig has performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, shared the stage with noted players such as Tommy Emmanuel, and worked with guitar legends Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, and Paul Yandell. Craig lives near Gadsden, Alabama.

Business contact: Craig Dobbins, PO Box 8075, Gadsden AL 35902

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Discography:

CDs on CBD Music: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (2000; Christmas Time (2001); Fingerpickin• (2006); Melissa and the Green Blanket (2006); Fingerpickin• on the Beatles (2010)

DVD on Mel Bay Records: Masters of Fingerstyle Guitar (2007)

Books and book/CD sets: The Guitar Style of Jerry Reed book/CD set (1994) Hal Leonard Publications; Hymns for Fingerstyle Guitar book/CD set (1997) Warner Brothers/Alfred

Publications:

Down Home Picking book/CD set (1998) Mel Bay Publications; The Jerry Reed Collection (1999) Acoustic Guitar Workshop, dist. by Mel Bay; The Chet Atkins Collection (2000) Acoustic Guitar Workshop, dist. by Mel Bay Publications; Fingerpicking Gospel Solos book/CD set (2000) Mel Bay Publications Acoustic Christmas book/CD set (2001) Warner Brothers/Alfred Publications; 5 String Banjo Styles for 6 String Guitar book/CD set (2003) Mel Bay Publications; The Paul Yandell Collection book/CD set (2005) Acoustic Guitar Workshop, dist. by Mel Bay Publications; The Best of Acoustic Guitar Workshop book/CD set (2009) Acoustic Guitar Workshop; More Fingerstyle Hymns book/CD set (2012) Acoustic Guitar Workshop

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Website: http://www.craigdobbins.com/

Mel Bay Publications:  http://www.melbay.com/


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Amazon: Craig Dobbins Books and Craig Dobbins Music

Craig Dobbins: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Craig Dobbins: Christmas Time
Craig Dobbins: Fingerpickin

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