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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Newly Revised Editions of Best-Selling Blues and Blues-Rock Guitar Methods

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, August 26, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to release the newly revised editions of its best-selling guitar methods by Kenny Chipkin: Real Blues Guitar and Real Blues-Rock Guitar.

Real Blues Guitar (Revised) is the perfect guide to master the blues by learning techniques used by blues guitar legends. Revised with all-new engravings and now with a companion DVD, this book starts you off with the basics and takes a comprehensive approach to rhythm, lead, and solo playing. You'll be guided through the styles of blues guitar masters like Eric Clapton, Albert King, B. B. King, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker, and Johnny Winter. With information that has been carefully researched and documented, you'll gain an understanding of each artist's unique approach to technique, note choice, and tone. Kenny Chipkin performs every example in the book and provides his unique perspective on the history and influence of the great blues guitarists on the DVD. High-quality MP3 tracks of all the examples and solos in the book are also included. Real Blues Guitar (Revised) is now available as a book and DVD set for $19.99.

Real Blues-Rock Guitar (Revised) focuses on the groundbreaking players of the 1960s blues-rock era, teaching you how to play like them by exploring chord progressions, licks, styles, and techniques. This revised edition, now with companion DVDs and all-new engravings, guides you through the styles of blues-rock guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Allman Brothers, Joe Walsh, and many others. On the accompanying two-DVD set, Kenny Chipkin performs every example in the book, breaks down how to play the solos effectively, and provides his unique perspective on the history and influence of the blues-rock greats. High-quality MP3 tracks for all the examples and solos in the book are also included. Real Blues-Rock Guitar (Revised) is now available as a book and two-DVD set for $21.99.

Pick up your copies at a local music retail store, or buy them today at alfred.com.