(Guitar Educational). As rhythm guitarist for blues legend Muddy Waters, Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin has gained invaluable experience in the art of Chicago blues rhythm guitar. And now in this exclusive and comprehensive book/DVD package, Bob Margolin and blues author/historian Dave Rubin bring you the definitive instructional guitar method on the subject, featuring loads of rhythm guitar playing examples to learn and practice, covering a variety of styles, techniques, tips, historical anecdotes, and much more. To top it off, every playing example in the book is performed on the accompanying DVD by Bob Margolin himself! The book also features a unique code to access the same videos online for download or streaming!
(Guitar Educational). As rhythm guitarist for blues legend Muddy Waters, Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin has gained invaluable experience in the art of Chicago blues rhythm guitar. And now in this exclusive and comprehensive book with video, Bob Margolin and blues author/historian Dave Rubin bring you the definitive instructional guitar method on the subject, featuring loads of rhythm guitar playing examples to learn and practice, covering a variety of styles, techniques, tips, historical anecdotes, and much more. To top it off, every playing example in the book is performed by Bob Margolin himself!
Watch and Learn Authentic Blues Rhythm and Lead Guitar
Author: Kirk Fletcher
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
(Guitar Educational). Delve deep into the blues with celebrated guitarist Kirk Fletcher in this instructional video and book pack. The video lessons cover a variety of rhythm and lead blues guitar styles and concepts, with loads of licks, riffs, solos and more. The accompanying book features note-for-note transcriptions of every video example in easy-to-read rhythm tab notation. It's time to take your blues guitar skills to the next level! Topics covered include: Texas blues * Chicago blues * West Coast Jump * funky blues * slow blues * rock and roll * soloing concepts * licks, phrases, techniques * blues chords, doublestops, turnarounds * scale applications * much more.
If you love playing blues guitar, then these books are for you. Anyone with a basic knowledge of guitar can jump right in and start learning with Volume 1. Volumes 2 and 3 will take you as far down the blues road as any book can. Loaded with great tunes to play, each lesson is geared towards playing a part in a blues band. Learn how to play the rhythm part, the melody, a 2nd guitar part and improvise a solo. Each volume includes easy-to-understand theory lessons that unlock the mysteries of the blues. The attractive design, thoughtful teaching and easy-to-read musical examples will make these lessons the most fun you've ever had learning blues guitar.
This book provides a sequel to Robert Ford's comprehensive reference work A Blues Bibliography, the second edition of which was published in 2007. Bringing Ford's bibliography of resources up to date, this volume covers works published since 2005, complementing the first volume by extending coverage through twelve years of new publications. As in the previous volume, this work includes entries on the history and background of the blues, instruments, record labels, reference sources, regional variations, and lyric transcriptions and musical analysis. With extensive listings of print and online articles in scholarly and trade journals, books, and recordings, this bibliography offers the most thorough resource for all researchers studying the blues.
Want to become the coolest possible version of yourself? Time to jump into learning the blues guitar. Even if you don’t read music, Blues Guitar For Dummies lets you pick up the fundamentals and start jamming like your favorite blues artists. Blues Guitar for Dummies covers the key aspects of blues guitar, showing you how to play scales, chords, progressions, riffs, solos, and more. This hands-on guide is packed with musical examples, chords charts, and photos that let you explore the genre and play the songs of all the great blues musicians. This accessible how-to book will give you the skills you need to: Choose the right guitar, equipment, and strings Hold, tune, and get situated with your guitar Play barre chords and strum to the rhythm Recognize the structure of a blues song Tackle musical riffs Master melodies and solos Make your guitar sing, cry, and wail Jam to any type of blues Additionally, the book comes with a website that shares audio samples of all the examples covered in the lessons. Go online to practice your riffs and chords and develop your style as a blues musician. Order your copy of Blues Guitar For Dummies today and get ready to start shredding! P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, you’re probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Blues Guitar For Dummies (9780470049204). The book you see here shouldn’t be considered a new or updated product. But if you’re in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. We’re always writing about new topics!
From Chords to Scales and Licks to Tricks, All You Need to Play Like the Greats
Author: Marc Schonbrun
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Have you ever dreamed of playing lead guitar like John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, Slash, and Eric Clapton? Perhaps you took a few lessons, but became frustrated and gave up. If so, The Everything Rock & Blues Guitar Book is for you. With easy-to-understand instruction, The Everything Rock & Blues Guitar Book provides you with everything you need to play all your favorite songs. You will learn the scales and chords found in all rock and blues songs, and master the unique techniques that define them. The Everything Rock & Blues Guitar Book also includes professional tips on: Inflection and phrasing Chord progression Alternate tuning, harmonics, and slide playing Transcription and ear training Equipment, such as electric guitars, straps, amplifiers, strings, and pedals Written in plain English by longtime professional guitarist and instructor Marc Schonbrun, The Everything Rock & Blues Guitar Book shows you how to play with your head as well as your hands.
Great musical ideas need great chops to back them up. Build your finger strength, flexibility and independence with these exercise books from one of America's leading guitar schools. Blues Chops has exercises for developing bending, the different shuffle rhythm patterns, turnarounds, blues trills and more. Develop your chops practicing exercises in the style of music you enjoy!