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Blues/Rock Soloing for Guitar

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Hal Leonard Musicians Institute Press. Instructional, Blues, Rock and Play Along. Instructional book (softcover) and accompaniment CD. With instructional text, guitar tablature and standard notation. 48 pages. Published by Musicians Institute Press (HL.695680).

Item Number: HL.695680

ISBN 0634038753. 9x12 inches.

This private lesson with MI instructor Robert Calva covers: 10 complete solos in notes & tab; common scales and licks; blues, major, minor and combined tonalities; playing over changes; recommended listening; and more. Each musical example is demonstrated on the accompanying CD, which also includes rhythm-only tracks so you can practice your own solos.

  • Introduction 
  • Tuning 
  • How To Use This Book 
  • Chapter 1: Common Scales Used in Blues-Rock 
  • The CAGED Method 
  • The Crossover Technique 
  • Learning the Scales 
  • Practicing the Scales 
  • Scale Exercises 
  • Circle of Fifths Method 
  • Scale Diagrams 
  • Summary 
  • Chapter 2: Blues Tonalities 
  • Texas Shuffle 
  • Turn for the Worse 
  • Funkin' It Up 
  • Southern Boogie 
  • Chapter 3: Major Tonalities 
  • Ballad in D 
  • Foolin Around 
  • Chapter 4: Minor Tonalities 
  • I Adore U 
  • Dori Ann 
  • Chapter 5: Combining Tonalities - Playing Over Changes 
  • Tomorrow's Kiss 
  • Not for the Fiant of Heart 
  • Parting Words 
  • Recommended Listening 
  • About the Author 
  • About the CD 
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