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