DescriptionThis comprehensive Guitar Workshop Audio Series book/3-CD set brings together a variety of fingerstyle arrangements featured in three of John Renbourn´s video lessons. Illustrates unique and exciting fingerstyle techniques in the performance of traditional ballads and other tunes, using standard and several alternate tunings. In notation and tablature. Includes an extensive discussion about the tunes in the collection.
One of the leading jazz guitar artists of our time demonstrates how to improvise over standards, scale use, composition, and guitar synthesis. Running time: 1 hour.
DescriptionThe Guitar of Mississippi John Hurt, Volume 1. As part of Stefan Grossman´s Guitar Workshop Audio Series this comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book.
This unique book gives an in-depth insight into blues guitar, from early Chicago Blues, through Memphis and Detroit Blues, the British Blues boom, Jazz Blues and many other blues genres, right up to the blues styles of today’s hottest guitarists.Focusing on the playing styles of influential guitarists, author John Wheatcroft teaches the basics of blues improvisation and shows how it has developed over the years. Learn how to solo like classic blues guitarists B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and Albert Collins and then move on to find out more about the playing styles of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robben Ford and many others.Simple step-by-step guides introduce basic techniques, harmony and theory, with demo solos and backing tracks on the accompanying CD.Content:ContentsIntroductionWelcome to the BluesHow This Book WorksUsing the CDHow to Read Fretboard Diagrams1. Acoustic Blues & The DeltaKey PlayersArtist #1: Mississippi Fred McDowellCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe I–IV–V Chord ProgressionArtist #2: Lightnin’ HopkinsCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe Thumb-PickArtist #3: Robert JohnsonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe TurnaroundQuestions, Answers & Blue NotesCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsMicrotones & ‘Blue’ Notes2. ChicagoKey PlayersArtist #1: Muddy WatersCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsTailing-Off NotesArtist #2: Hubert SumlinCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsIntroduction to VibratoArtist #3: Buddy GuyCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdding Simple BendsThe Advantages of Downstroke PickingArtist #4: Mike BloomfieldCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRepetitious Extended PhrasingRhythm Study3. Memphis & DetroitKey PlayersArtist #1: John Lee HookerCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation Tips‘Call & Response’ PhrasingArtist #2: B. B. KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsArtist #3: Albert KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsOutrageously Wide String BendingArtist #4: Robert CrayCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsStaccato Phrasing & Popping the StringsRhythm Study4. Early Texas BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: T-Bone WalkerCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSwingArtist #2: Freddie KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRiff-Based SoloingArtist #3: Albert CollinsCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRapid Pull-Offs Using the ThumbArtist #4: Otis RushCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsVocal-Like Crying VibratoRhythm Study5. The British Blues BoomKey PlayersArtist #1: Eric ClaptonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsApplying Wide Vibrato to a Bent NoteArtist #2: Jeff BeckCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsEmulation of Slide with Vibrato BarArtist #3: Jimmy PageCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdvanced Fast Pull-Offs and Wide String BendingArtist #4: Peter GreenCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExpressive Vibrato TechniqueRhythm Study6. Country Blues & Rock’n’RollKey PlayersArtist #1: Scotty MooreCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRock ’n’ Roll TripletsTravis-pickingArtist #2: Chuck BerryCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsFollowing the ChangesArtist #3: Roy BuchananCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsHarmonizing in 3rds and 6thsVolume SwellsArtist #4: Danny GattonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdvanced Hybrid-PickingRhythm Study7. New Wave TexasKey PlayersArtist #1: Jimmy VaughanCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSoloing with Chord FragmentsArtist #2: Duke RobillardCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSwing & Jazz PhrasingArtist #3: Stevie Ray VaughanCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExtreme Dynamics & ExpressionArtist #4: Eric JohnsonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsPentatonic SuperimpositionRhythm Study8. Rock-Hot BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: Jimi HendrixCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe Hendrix chordArtist #2: Gary MooreCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExtreme Vibrato, Palm Muting & Pinched HarmonicsArtist #3: Walter TroutCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExpanding the Pentatonic PaletteArtist #4: Joe BonamassaCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsLarge Intervallic Skips via Open StringsRhythm Study9. Jazz BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: Charlie ChristianCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsEighth-Note Extended ‘Bop’ Rhythmic PhrasingArtist #2: Wes...
DescriptionJohn 5: Book Of John Are you a rock or metal guitarist who wants to expand your technique vocabulary? If so, this collection of lessons by shredder extraordinaire John 5 is for you!
Media Type : DVDMusical Genre : JazzMel Bay RecordsNumber of pages : 69This DVD recording of John Abercrombie and Andy LaVerne is the most recent in a musical and personal relationship that has spanned some 25 years. In the past, John and Andy usually played some standard material; but for this project, only original songs by the two of them were recorded. In this way, the performance of the duo is more personal than ever. The emphasis here is the interaction and blend of the instruments, as opposed to just the individual solos. In the duo, things become more exposed and the responsibility of each player becomes greater. It´s a challenging and also extremely rewarding situation.
DescriptionThe Guitar of Mississippi John Hurt, Volume 2. As part of Stefan Grossman´s Guitar Workshop Audio Series this comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book.
Guitar World magazine and Alfred Publishing have teamed up to present an exciting new series. In this book John Petrucci details the patterns and techniques that have made Dream Theater the most amazing and important guitar band of our generation. Includes over 130 music examples, transcribed solos, and techniques to help expand vocabulary, creativity, and chord knowledge.
This powerful and all-encompassing book & CD package is an epic vision on the art of modern rock guitar. John Petrucci offers detailed lessons on speed and accuracy, chromatic exercises, playing with dynamics, connecting scale fragments to form long solo lines and much, much more. One of the most complete courses on rock guitar.