$19.99
Rock Guitar for Adults
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Rock Guitar
By Tobias Hurwitz
Item: 00-40175
UPC: 038081448770
ISBN 10: 0739092863
ISBN 13: 9780739092866
PRICE: $19.99
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Guitar
This fun and friendly step-by-step introduction to rock guitar is written with the adult learner in mind. It is both a great self-teaching book and a great method for use with an instructor. Rock Guitar for Adults covers rock chords, jamming, fingerpicking, scales and techniques for lead guitar, and more. Easy-to-read examples are written in standard music notation and TAB, and there's even a section on music theory geared toward rock musicians. Large diagrams and detailed photographs help simplify the learning process. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included, making learning easier and more fun. This is the perfect "how to" book for the grown-up who wants to rock!
TITLE COMPOSER
Five Blues Scale Forms
Improvisation Concepts & Strategies
A Blues Groove
The Major Pentatonic Scale
The 12-Bar Blues
Rockin' Up the Blues
Varying the Shuffle
Shuffle Blues
Eric's Blues
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: A NEW ROCK EXPERIENCE
Chord Embellishment
Licks
Cool Chords & the Blues
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: ANOTHER PAGE OF ROCK HISTORY
About the Author
Introduction
Song for Jamming
Jam Tune
CHAPTER TWELVE: PICKIN' AND GRINNIN'
Arpeggios
CHAPTER ONE: ROCK CHORDS
For Kathy
Cool Chord Blues
Blues in E with Mixed Techniques
Turn Me Around
Late-Night Wanderer
Pentatonic Madness: "Box Licks"
Appendix A: The Basics
Reading Music
Scale Diagrams
Gypsy Rock
CHAPTER NINE: USING THE SCALES
Soloing on the Blues
Matching Scales to Chords
The First Wave of Rock Chords
The Second Wave of Rock Chords
Power Chords
Barre Chords
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: "THE WORLD'S GREATEST ROCK 'N' ROLL BAND"
Honky-Tonk Groove
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: SLOWHAND
Melodic Embellishment
CHAPTER TWO: GETTING BLUESY
Melodic Lead Style of Eric Clapton
Harmonics
Sliding
Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Finger Tapping
Eddie's Tune
Following
Harmonics Etude
CHAPTER ELEVEN: JAMMING
Leading
Going "Out"
Common Musical Forms
Jamming Exercises
Try This with Your Band
CHAPTER FIVE: THE FIRST WAVE OF ROCK SCALES
Diatonic 7th Chords
Strumming Patterns
Play That Funky Music
Other Techniques
Key Signatures
How Chords Are Derived from the Major Scale
Diatonic Triads
Playing the Blues in Any Key
Reading Tablature
CHAPTER THREE: FUN WITH CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Common Progressions
Transposing
CHAPTER FOUR: SPICE UP THE STRUMMING
Special Notation
Appendix B: An Introduction to Music Theory
The Major Scale and Key
Key
The Major Scale
Five Major Scale Forms
Tune in G Major
The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Five Minor Pentatonic Scale Forms
Beneath My Digital Extremity
Power Pentatonic
CHAPTER SIX: THE SECOND WAVE OF ROCK SCALES
Five Major Pentatonic Scale Forms
Melinda
CHAPTER SEVEN: THE MODES OF THE MAJOR SCALE
Where Modes Come From
The Blues Scale
Musical Strumming
Minor Key
Aeolian Mode (Natural Minor)
Five Aeolian Mode (Natural Minor) Forms
Aeolian Metal
Dorian Mode
Five Dorian Mode Forms
Mixolydian Mode
Five Mixolydian Mode Forms
CHAPTER EIGHT: HARMONIC MINOR SCALE
Five Harmonic Minor Scale Forms
Bending
Understanding Diatonic Chord Progressions
Recognizing Modal Progressions
Using the Harmonic Minor Scale
CHAPTER TEN: LEAD GUITAR EXAMPLES