$29.99
Rock Guitar Method Complete
Item: 00-34346
UPC: 038081381053
ISBN 10: 0739066358
ISBN 13: 9780739066355
PRICE: $29.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Instrument: Guitar
Anyone interested in learning to play rock guitar can pick up this book and get started right away. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything, from basic to advanced techniques. Beginning concepts include rock theory, left-hand technique, improvising with the pentatonic scales, power chords, rhythm guitar, and licks in the styles of such greats as Chuck Berry, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, and more. For the intermediate player, this book can help with harmonization to triads, chord embellishment, composite scales, and improvising with the modes. The book concludes with advanced techniques including pentatonic extensions, the major and harmonic minor scales, arpeggios, and technique-expanding exercises on legato playing, speed picking, intervallic playing, tapping, sweep-picking, and bending. Whether you are starting to learn rock guitar or are an advanced player looking to give your playing more nuance, Rock Guitar Method Complete is all you will ever need. An MP3 CD demonstrating examples in the book is included.
TITLE COMPOSER
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---GETTING STARTED
The Guitar Fingerboard
Tuning
CHAPTER 2---ROCK THEORY
The Entire Major Pentatonic System
APPENDIX A---Suggested Songs for Practice
APPENDIX B---Guitarists to Hear
CHAPTER 9---THE MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALE
Rhythm & Blues Patterns
Slash Chords
Movable Chords
Principle Chords (I, IV and V) on the Fingerboard
The Twelve-Bar Blues
Open String Shuffle and Rhythm Riffs
Blues Scales
The Entire Blues Scale System
Music Notation
Reading TAB, Scale and Chord Diagrams
Roman Numerals
Some Terms and Signs
Basic Technique
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Cycle of 5ths
Numbering (Spelling)
CHAPTER 3---POWER CHORDS
Power Chord Examples
Pedal Tones and Palm Muting
Power Chord Riffs
CHAPTER 4---THE MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE
Improvisation
The Minor Pentatonic Formula
Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering 1
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Relative Pentatonic Scales
The Five Major Pentatonic Fingerings
Sliding E Major Pentatonic
Major Pentatonic Connections
Practicing the Minor Pentatonic Scale
CHAPTER 5---LEFT HAND TECHNIQUES
Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Slides
Vibrato
Bending
Major Pentatonic Licks
Summary of the Basic Chord Group
Basic Chord Forms
Rhythm Guitar
Left-Hand Damping
Triads
CHAPTER 7---MORE MINOR PENTATONICS
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering 2
CHAPTER 8---THE BLUES
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering 4
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering 5
Minor Pentatonic Connections
The Entire Minor Pentatonic System
CHAPTER 6---CHORDS AND RHYTHM GUITAR
Triads
Basic Diatonic Harmony
Other Commonly Used Chords
Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering 3