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