Alfred The Complete Blues Guitar Method: Beginning Blues Guitar (2nd Edition)

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  • Model # 00-40880

Beginning Blues Guitar is an introduction to basic blues theory, left-hand techniques, rhythm styles of Texas swing, slow blues, and minor blues---plus the styles of blues greats like Muddy Waters and… Learn More

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Perfect for beginning blues and blues-rock guitarists.

Beginning Blues Guitar is an introduction to basic blues theory, left-hand techniques, rhythm styles of Texas swing, slow blues, and minor blues---plus the styles of blues greats like Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy. Learn about call-and-response phrasing, intros, turnarounds, endings, and even improvisation. The second edition features new licks in the styles of some of the hottest contemporary blues artists, like Joe Bonamassa and Gary Clark, Jr., and includes brand-new video---hosted by expert educator and guitar virtuoso Jared Meeker---with exciting demonstrations of examples and techniques. Beginning Blues Guitar is the best step-by-step method for learning the substance and style of the blues.TitlesSlidesBendingReverse BendsSignature LicksKey SignaturesMinor ScalesRelative MinorChordsDiatonic HarmonyBlues HarmonyVibratoBasic Rhythm VocabularyBasic 12-Bar BluesPalm MutingMinor BluesChapter 7-Intros, Turnarounds, and EndingsTurnaroundsIntrosEndingsChapter 8-ImprovisingCombining Call-and-Response with Root TargetingStop TimeTuning UpCall-and-Response PhrasingChapter 6-Rhythm Guitar StylesMuddy Waters-VampsBuddy Guy-Rhythm RiffsTexas SwingSlow BluesAdding Major Pentatonic Notes to the Minor PentatonicAdding Minor Pentatonic Notes to the Major PentatonicChord HitsExpanding the Basic Scale PatternsMetronomes, Drum Machines, and Practice RecordingsVary Your SourcesOutside the Practice RoomIndividualityAbout the AuthorIntroductionChapter 1-Getting Started Half Steps, Whole Steps, and the Importance of GravityThe FretboardMusic NotationReading Tablature (TAB)Reading Chord DiagramsReading a Chord Chart-Rhythmic NotationReading Scale DiagramsReading Roman NumeralsChapter 2-Blues TheoryThe Major ScaleIntervalsChapter 3-Basic Rhythm GuitarHammer-Ons and Pull-Offs TogetherThe Shuffle PatternMore Licks!Chapter 9-PracticingSet GoalsOrganize Your TimeMoveable Shuffle PatternsLeft-Hand MutingVariations on the Shuffle PatternTransposingChapter 5-Left-hand TechniquesHammer-OnsPull-OffsBoogie-Woogie in Open EChapter 4-Blues ScalesMajor PentatonicPhrasingRiff-Style SoloingMinor PentatonicTargeting Root NotesAlternating Major and Minor Pentatonic

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  • By David Hamburger
  • Item: 00-40880
  • UPC: 038081458977
  • ISBN 10: 0739095366
  • ISBN 13: 9780739095362
  • Series: Complete Method
  • Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
  • Format: Book & DVD
  • Instrument: Guitar