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Complete Rock Guitar Method

Beginning Rock Guitar

By Paul Howard

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Guitar - Beginner
Beginning Rock Guitar. Composed by Paul Howard. This edition: 2nd. Book; DVD; Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Complete Method. Rock. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.39325).

Item Number: AP.39325
ISBN 1739089278. Rock.

Beginning Rock Guitar is perfect for beginning guitarists as well as players who want to enhance their knowledge. Topics in this book and DVD-ROM include rock theory, left-hand techniques, power chords, rhythm guitar, and improvising with pentatonic scales. Also included are licks in the styles of such greats as Chuck Berry, Van Halen, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, and more. This revised edition features a new chapter on drop D tuning, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The video teacher, Jared Meeker, is a rock guitar virtuoso with a relaxed and unique style that makes learning fun. Beginning Rock Guitar is the most thorough method available for beginning rock students.

  • CHAPTER 8 -- THE BLUES 
  • The 12-Bar Blues 
  • Open String Shuffle and Rhythm Riffs 
  • Blues Scales 
  • The Entire Blues Scale System 
  • CHAPTER 9 -- THE MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALE 
  • Relative Pentatonic Scales 
  • The Five Major Pentatonic Fingerings 
  • Sliding E Major Pentatonic 
  • Major Pentatonic Connections 
  • Major Pentatonic Licks 
  • The Entire Major Pentatonic System 
  • CHAPTER 10 -- DROP D TUNING 
  • APPENDIX A---Suggested Songs for Practice 
  • APPENDIX B---Guitarists to Hear 
  • About the Author 
  • INRTRODUCTION 
  • CHAPTER 1 -- GETTING STARTED 
  • The Guitar Fingerboard 
  • Tuning 
  • Music Notation 
  • Reading TAB, Scale, and Chord Diagrams 
  • Roman Numerals 
  • Some Terms and Signs 
  • Basic Technique 
  • CHAPTER 2 -- ROCK THEORY 
  • The Major Scale 
  • Key Signatures 
  • Cycle of 5ths 
  • Numbering (Spelling) 
  • CHAPTER 3 -- POWER CHORDS 
  • Power Chord Examples 
  • Pedal Tones and Palm Muting 
  • Power Chord Riffs 
  • CHAPTER 4 -- THE MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE 
  • Improvisation 
  • The Minor Pentatonic Formula 
  • Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #1 
  • Practicing the Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • CHAPTER 5 -- LEFT HAND TECHNIQUES 
  • Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs  
  • Slides 
  • Vibrato  
  • Bending 
  • CHAPTER 6 -- CHORDS AND RHYTHM GUITAR 
  • Triads 
  • Basic Diatonic Harmony 
  • Other Commonly Used Chords 
  • Summary of the Basic Chord Group 
  • Basic Chord Forms 
  • Rhythm Guitar 
  • Left-Hand Damping 
  • Slash Chords 
  • Movable Chords 
  • Principal Chords (I, IV, and V) on the Fingerboard 
  • Rhythm & Blues Patterns 
  • CHAPTER 7 -- MORE MINOR PENTATONICS 
  • Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #2 
  • Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #3 
  • Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #4 
  • Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #5 
  • Minor Pentatonic Connections 
  • The Entire Minor Pentatonic System 

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