Guitar Method or Supplement
Book & CD
Anyone interested in learning to play blues guitar can pick up this book and get started right away. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything, from basic to advanced techniques and styles. Beginning concepts include basic blues theory, left-hand technique, call-and-response phrasing, intros, turnarounds, improvisation, and rhythm styles of Texas swing, slow blues, and minor blues. For the intermediate player, this book can help with phrasing, fills, non-scale tones, chord extensions and substitutions, and licks of the masters. The book concludes with advanced techniques including composite scales, the Mixolydian mode, arpeggio superimpositions, the eight-bar blues, gospel blues, minor blues, and techniques of great players like Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Freddie King, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, and many others. Whether you are a starting to learn blues guitar or are an advanced player looking to give your playing more nuance, Blues Guitar Method Complete is all you'll ever need. An MP3 CD demonstrating examples in the book is included.