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Alfred's Learn to Play Blues Guitar

The Easiest Way to Play the Blues

By Steve Trovato and Terry Carter

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The Easiest Way to Play the Blues. Composed by Steve Trovato and Terry Carter. Artist/Personality; Book; DVD; Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Learn to Play. Blues. 120 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40871).

Item Number: AP.40871
ISBN 0739095315. Blues.

Learning the Blues Has Never Been So Easy!
Have you always wanted to play the blues? Real, authentic blues? Realize your dream of becoming a great blues guitarist with Alfred's Learn to Play Blues Guitar---the simple, straightforward, and effective way to learn the blues. Whether you are a beginning guitarist or an advanced player just getting into the style, start playing real, authentic blues music right away through easy-to-understand instructions and great-sounding examples. The first part of this book and DVD covers blues rhythm playing. Learn over 50 blues rhythm patterns, including medium shuffle, uptown blues, slow blues, blues-rock, mambo, and more. The second part covers blues lead guitar. Start with learning basic soloing techniques---such as slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bending, vibrato, and rakes---then dive right in by playing 18 great blues solos in the styles of legends like Eric Clapton, Albert Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, and B. B. King.
Features:
* All examples include standard music notation and TAB
* Every lesson and music example is clearly demonstrated on the DVD by noted educator Steve Trovato
* MP3 accompaniment tracks to hone your skills as a blues lead guitarist.

  • Example 10: The Rumble 
  • Example 11: Austin's Pride 
  • Example 12: The Back Stack 
  • Straight Eighths 
  • Example 1: On the Lamb 
  • Example 2: Lord Mr. Ford 
  • Example 3: Short & Sweet 
  • Example 4: The New Shoes Blues 
  • Example 5: Too Tall Holmes 
  • Example 6: Filthy McNasty 
  • Example 7: Book on Outta Here 
  • Example 8: Johnny Clear 
  • Example 9: Sticky Figs 
  • Example 10: Your Feet's Too Big 
  • Example 11: Jazz Bow 
  • Example 12: Pay the Man 
  • Blues-Rock Shuffle 
  • Example 1: Blues for Breakfast 
  • Example 2: Revellator 
  • Example 3: Mission Ten Eleven 
  • Example 4: Clearly a Habit 
  • Example 5: Slidin' Around 
  • Example 6: The Main Squeeze 
  • Example 7: Green and Blues 
  • Example 8: Due Props 
  • Example 9: Zample Pample 
  • Example 10: Rough Neck 
  • Uptown/Jump Blues 
  • Example 1: Back Home Blues 
  • Example 2: Kansas City Stomp 
  • Example 3: The Turnpike 
  • Example 4: Slithery 
  • Example 5: Detroit Banger 
  • Example 6: Floatin' on Down to Cotton Town 
  • Example 7: Swing Street 
  • Example 8: Hoopie Do 
  • Example 9: Big City Lights 
  • Slow Blues 
  • Example 1: When the Levy Breaks 
  • Example 2: The Bump 
  • Example 3: Yazoo, That's My Baby 
  • Example 4: Closin' Time 
  • Example 5: The Stormy Monday Progression 
  • Mambo Blues 
  • Example 1: Chordy 
  • Example 2: Double Cross 
  • Example 3: Shreveport 
  • Example 4: Big Fun 
  • Example 5: Waggin' 
  • Example 6: Jazzeriffic 
  • SECTION TWO: BLUES LEAD GUITAR 
  • Introduction to Blues Lead Guitar 
  • Techniques 
  • The Slide 
  • The Pull-Off 
  • The Hammer-on 
  • Bending 
  • Vibrato  
  • The Trill 
  • The Rake 
  • Scales 
  • Scale Variations 
  • The 1x12 Soloing Concept 
  • Introduction 
  • A Brief History of the Blues as a Style 
  • Blues Form 
  • Blues Rhythm 
  • Blues Phrasing 
  • Call and Response 
  • Timing of Notes 
  • How to Read Tablature (TAB) 
  • SECTION ONE: BLUES RHYTHM GUITAR 
  • Introduction to Blues Rhythm Guitar 
  • Medium Shuffle 
  • Example 1: Guitar Boogie Shuffle 
  • Example 2: The Zipper 
  • Example 3: Memphis Fat 
  • Example 4: Dazzled 
  • Example 5: The Big One 
  • Example 6: Slippery 
  • Example 7: The Big Bottom 
  • Example 8: Icy Road 
  • Example 9: The Odd Couple 

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