$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
Playing the Blues in Any Key
CHAPTER THREE: FUN WITH CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Common Progressions
Transposing
Reading Music
Scale Diagrams
Reading Tablature
Special Notation
CHAPTER FOUR: SPICE UP THE STRUMMING
Appendix B: An Introduction to Music Theory
Recognizing Modal Progressions
The Second Wave of Rock Chords
Power Chords
Barre Chords
Arpeggios
For Kathy
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: "THE WORLD'S GREATEST ROCK 'N' ROLL BAND"
CHAPTER TWO: GETTING BLUESY
Honky-Tonk Groove
The First Wave of Rock Chords
CHAPTER TWELVE: PICKIN' AND GRINNIN'
Melinda
CHAPTER SEVEN: THE MODES OF THE MAJOR SCALE
Where Modes Come From
Aeolian Mode (Natural Minor)
Aeolian Metal
Dorian Mode
Five Dorian Mode Forms
Mixolydian Mode
Five Mixolydian Mode Forms
CHAPTER EIGHT: HARMONIC MINOR SCALE
Five Harmonic Minor Scale Forms
Gypsy Rock
CHAPTER NINE: USING THE SCALES
Soloing on the Blues
Matching Scales to Chords
Understanding Diatonic Chord Progressions
Leading
Following
Common Musical Forms
Jamming Exercises
Try This with Your Band
Five Minor Pentatonic Scale Forms
Finger Tapping
Eddie's Tune
Harmonics
Harmonics Etude
About the Author
Introduction
CHAPTER ONE: ROCK CHORDS
Going "Out"
Song for Jamming
Jam Tune
Shuffle Blues
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: A NEW ROCK EXPERIENCE
The 12-Bar Blues
Rockin' Up the Blues
Varying the Shuffle
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: SLOWHAND
Melodic Embellishment
Melodic Lead Style of Eric Clapton
Eric's Blues
Beneath My Digital Extremity
Power Pentatonic
CHAPTER SIX: THE SECOND WAVE OF ROCK SCALES
The Blues Scale
Diatonic Triads
Diatonic 7th Chords
The Major Scale
Five Major Scale Forms
Tune in G Major
The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Using the Harmonic Minor Scale
CHAPTER TEN: LEAD GUITAR EXAMPLES
Bending
Sliding
Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
CHAPTER ELEVEN: JAMMING
Late-Night Wanderer
Appendix A: The Basics
Cool Chords & the Blues
Cool Chord Blues
Blues in E with Mixed Techniques
Turn Me Around
Chord Embellishment
Licks
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: ANOTHER PAGE OF ROCK HISTORY
Pentatonic Madness: "Box Licks"
Five Blues Scale Forms
Improvisation Concepts & Strategies
A Blues Groove
The Major Pentatonic Scale
Five Aeolian Mode (Natural Minor) Forms
Musical Strumming
Strumming Patterns
Play That Funky Music
Other Techniques
The Major Scale and Key
Key
Minor Key
Key Signatures
CHAPTER FIVE: THE FIRST WAVE OF ROCK SCALES
How Chords Are Derived from the Major Scale
Five Major Pentatonic Scale Forms