Packed with musical examples, chord charts, and photos Re-create the sounds of the blues masters--without reading music! Want to play the blues? Can't read music? No problem! This fun, accessible guide shows you how to play blues scales, chords, progressions, riffs, and solos. From Delta blues and modern blues to blues rock, you'll see how to use today's guitars, amplifiers, and effects to play a wide variety of styles, with hands-on guidance on changing strings for when you really boogie down. Discover how to * Select the right guitar and accessories * Develop correct hand position and posture * Explore acoustic and electric styles * Tune your axe * Play like a pro and improvise leads All this on the Bonus CD-ROM * All songs and exercises from the book * Audio and MP3 files as well as a PC interface with track numbers, name, and time included See the "How to Use the CD" appendix for details and system requirements.
- Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Artikelnr. des Verlages: 14504920000
- Seitenzahl: 384
- Erscheinungstermin: 17. November 2006
- Abmessung: 233mm x 187mm x 23mm
- Gewicht: 576g
- ISBN-13: 9780470049204
- ISBN-10: 0470049200
- Artikelnr.: 20984341
Play On! Part II: Setting Up to Play the Blues. Chapter 4: Getting a Grip on Left-Hand Chords. Chapter 5: Positioning the Right Hand for Rhythm and Lead. Chapter 6: Blues Progressions
and Moves. Chapter 7: Musical Riffs: Bedrock of the Blues. Part III: Beyond the Basics: Playing Like a Pro. Chapter 8: Playing Lead: Soaring Melodies and Searing Solos. Chapter 9: Playing Up the Neck. Chapter 10: Express Yourself: Making the Guitar Sing
and Wail. Part IV: Sounding Like the Masters: Blues Styles through the Ages. Chapter 11: Acoustic Roots: Delta Blues and Its Country Cousins. Chapter 12: The Birth and Growth of Classic Electric Blues. Chapter 13: Blues Rock: The Infusion of Ol' Rock 'n' Roll. Part V: Gearing Up: Outfitting Your Arsenal. Chapter 14: Shop Till You Drop: Buying the Right Guitar for You. Chapter 15: Choosing Your Amp and Effects. Chapter 16: Changing Strings. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Blues Guitar Giants. Chapter 18: Ten Great Blues Guitars. Chapter 19: Ten (Plus One) Must-Have Blues Guitar Albums. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: How to Read Music. Appendix B: How to Use the CD. Index.