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QwikLicks Blues & Funk Basics

By Corey Christiansen

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Guitar (electric) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Corey Christiansen. Boxed, Licks and Phrases. QwikLicks. Rock & Blues. DVD. Duration 124 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21367DVD).

Item Number: MB.21367DVD

5.5 x 7.5 inches.

Corey Christiansen teaches the basics of blues rhythm guitar, blues soloing and funk guitar concepts in this DVD geared toward the beginning/intermediate guitarist. Corey boils these concepts down to their most basic and fundamental parts and explains how to get an authentic sound using some simple tricks of the trade. Be sure to download the free PDF chart from the publisher that contains all the notation a student needs to enhance the DVD lessons.

Concepts covered:
The 12-Bar Blues Form
Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Ideas and Patterns
Double Stop Ideas
Blues Licks
Bending for Authentic Blues Inflection
Basic Blues Soloing Ideas and Phrasing Concepts
Barre Chords and Power Chords with Variations
Authentic Blues Chord Voicings
Chord Fragments for Tasty Rhythm Playing
Simple Single-Note Funk Ideas
Subdividing the Beat
9th and 13th Chords
Common Funk Rhythms

This DVD is compiled from three of the DVDs originally included in the previously published QwikLicks series of guitar Chart/DVD sets.

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