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Rock Guitar for Adults

The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Rock Guitar

By Tobias Hurwitz

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Guitar - Beginner
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Rock Guitar. Composed by Tobias Hurwitz. Book; CD; Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Rock. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40175).

Item Number: AP.40175

ISBN 0739092863.

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!

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