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Following in the bestselling tradition of our Guitar For Dummies (more than 550,000 copies sold in two editions) and Rock Guitar For Dummies (nearly 70,000 copies sold), this accessible guide shows guitarists and would-be guitarists how to start playing the blues--;without having to read music. Covering a variety of blues styles--;from acoustic to electric, from Mississippi Delta and Chicago to blues rock--;it shows step by step how to play blues scales, chords, riffs, progressions, and solos. Filled with charts, photos, musical examples from blues masters, and tips on equipment selection and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Following in the bestselling tradition of our Guitar For Dummies (more than 550,000 copies sold in two editions) and Rock Guitar For Dummies (nearly 70,000 copies sold), this accessible guide shows guitarists and would-be guitarists how to start playing the blues--;without having to read music. Covering a variety of blues styles--;from acoustic to electric, from Mississippi Delta and Chicago to blues rock--;it shows step by step how to play blues scales, chords, riffs, progressions, and solos. Filled with charts, photos, musical examples from blues masters, and tips on equipment selection and care, the book also features a companion CD with play-along exercises, songs, riffs, chords, and MP3 files.
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.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 14504920000
  • Seitenzahl: 384
  • Erscheinungstermin: 17. November 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 233mm x 187mm x 23mm
  • Gewicht: 576g
  • ISBN-13: 9780470049204
  • ISBN-10: 0470049200
  • Artikelnr.: 20984341
Autorenporträt
Jon Chappell is a multistyle guitarist, arranger, and author. He grew up in Chicago, attended Carnegie-Mellon University, and earned his master's degree in composition from DePaul University. He was Editor-in-Chief of Guitar magazine and played and recorded with artists such as Big Walter Horton, Billy Branch, Pat Benatar, Judy Collins, Graham Nash, and Gunther Schuller. Jon has also contributed numerous musical pieces to TV and film. Jon served as Associate Music Director of Cherry Lane Music, where he transcribed, edited, and arranged the music of Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Steve Morse, Bonnie Raitt, and Eddie Van Halen, among others. He has more than a dozen method books to his name and is the author of Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition, and Rock Guitar For Dummies (both published by Wiley), Blues Rock Riffs for Guitar (Cherry Lane), as well as the textbook The Recording Guitarist -- A Guide for Home and Studio (Hal Leonard). Please visit Jon's Web site at www.jonchappell.com for more info.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction. Part I: You Got a Right to Play the Blues. Chapter 1: Every Day I Have the Blues . . . Hallelujah! Chapter 2: Blues Meets Guitar: A Match Made in Musical Heaven. Chapter 3: Grab Hold
Tune Up
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
Song Forms
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
Cry
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.