$24.99
The Complete Rock Guitar Method: Beginning Rock Guitar (2nd Edition)
By Paul Howard
Item: 00-39325
UPC: 038081440385
ISBN 10: 1739089278
ISBN 13: 9781739089276
PRICE: $24.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & DVD-ROM
Instrument: Guitar
Level: Beginner
Beginning Rock Guitar is perfect for beginning guitarists as well as players who want to enhance their knowledge. Topics in this book and DVD-ROM include rock theory, left-hand techniques, power chords, rhythm guitar, and improvising with pentatonic scales. Also included are licks in the styles of such greats as Chuck Berry, Van Halen, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, and more. This revised edition features a new chapter on drop D tuning, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The video teacher, Jared Meeker, is a rock guitar virtuoso with a relaxed and unique style that makes learning fun. Beginning Rock Guitar is the most thorough method available for beginning rock students.
TITLE COMPOSER
The Five Major Pentatonic Fingerings
Summary of the Basic Chord Group
Basic Chord Forms
Rhythm Guitar
Left-Hand Damping
CHAPTER 10 -- DROP D TUNING
Bending
CHAPTER 6 -- CHORDS AND RHYTHM GUITAR
Triads
Basic Diatonic Harmony
INRTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 5 -- LEFT HAND TECHNIQUES
Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Slides
Vibrato
Other Commonly Used Chords
Power Chord Examples
Pedal Tones and Palm Muting
Power Chord Riffs
CHAPTER 4 -- THE MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE
Open String Shuffle and Rhythm Riffs
Slash Chords
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #2
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #3
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #4
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #5
Minor Pentatonic Connections
CHAPTER 1 -- GETTING STARTED
The Guitar Fingerboard
Tuning
Music Notation
Reading TAB, Scale, and Chord Diagrams
CHAPTER 3 -- POWER CHORDS
CHAPTER 7 -- MORE MINOR PENTATONICS
Roman Numerals
Some Terms and Signs
Basic Technique
CHAPTER 2 -- ROCK THEORY
The Major Scale
Improvisation
The Minor Pentatonic Formula
Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #1
Practicing the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Key Signatures
Cycle of 5ths
Numbering (Spelling)
Movable Chords
Principal Chords (I, IV, and V) on the Fingerboard
Rhythm & Blues Patterns
Triads
The Entire Minor Pentatonic System
CHAPTER 8 -- THE BLUES
The 12-Bar Blues
Blues Scales
The Entire Blues Scale System
CHAPTER 9 -- THE MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALE
Relative Pentatonic Scales
Sliding E Major Pentatonic
Major Pentatonic Connections
Major Pentatonic Licks
The Entire Major Pentatonic System
APPENDIX A---Suggested Songs for Practice
APPENDIX B---Guitarists to Hear
ABOUT THE AUTHOR