Acoustic Blues Guitar. For Guitar. Guitar. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.157).
ISBN 0931759730. 9x12 inches.
This book for intermediate-level guitarists is a follow-up to Kenny's Introduction to Acoustic Blues. It covers blues in five different keys and positions, and incorporates slide or bottleneck playing in both open and standard tunings. All songs are primarily fingerstyle with a monotone bass used for most. The accompanying 70-minute CD features performances of every example and song, played slowly then up to speed to facilitate learning.
Location: from Australia
October 8, 2008
Don't start with this book for fingerpicking Blues
Good book as far as getting the general concept, easy to read but if you have never played blues or fingerpicking blues before then you will hit the wall pretty quickly as it does not really explain how to nail the songs and you are left with the tab and...
10 of 22 people found this review helpful.
May 17, 2007
Great for beginners
I have been working with this book off and on for about a year and a half. In retrospect it is very simple, however the styles sound better and more complicated than they really are. I have learned a lot from this book as I often revisit it and pick...
13 of 25 people found this review helpful.
Location: from derbyshire, england
July 28, 2003
sultan of swing
as a beginner/intermediate player wanting to get into blues, this is an excellent choice. it starts off pretty easy but gets progressively harder. with 16 songs and sections on various shuffles/rhythms plus a section on slide this is great value for money. i'm only about a quarter way through and...
14 of 27 people found this review helpful.