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Robben Ford -- Back to the Blues

By Robben Ford

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By Robben Ford. Artist/Personality; Guitar DVD; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Artist Series. Blues. DVD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.908063).

Item Number: AP.908063

ISBN 0757923100. Blues.

Robben Ford has become one of the world's most recognized blues musicians. His trademark, tasty guitar style, is reinforced with incredible depth in jazz and rhythm and blues. Back to the Blues is a special two-part series exploring the finer points of contemporary blues guitar playing. In Part 1, Robben teaches and demonstrates many of his superb and tasty chordal and improvising ideas for both the major and minor blues. In Part 2, Robben demonstrates contemporary blues concepts including comping and soloing for a swing blues and a one-chord blues vamp. He discusses how to be more melodic using triads, good phrasing and simplicity. He also talks about his influences, guitars, stage set-up, and how to get that good sound. Tab booklet included. Special DVD features include a tuning segment, two bonus lessons on vibrato and diminished scale usage, transcription of "Slo-Mo Blues," and printable PDF reference materials.

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Alfred's Artist Series DVDs bring you great instruction from the most legendary musician's of all time. Now you can experience these great artists as they share their unique approach to music. Every title is packed with solid information and an assortment of special features - from rare video footage to interactive tours of the artist's instrument and bonus lessons. Alfred's Artist Series is your best source for musical inspiration

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