Rock Guitar for Adults
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Rock Guitar
by Tobias Hurwitz
Electric Guitar - Sheet Music

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SKU: AP.40175

The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Rock Guitar. Composed by Tobias Hurwitz. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Rock. Book and CD. 96 pages. Alfred Music #00-40175. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40175).

ISBN 9780739092866. UPC: 038081448770. English.

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