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