Whether you are a beginning guitarist or an advanced player just getting into the blues, this book and DVD will get you playing authentic blues rhythm guitar right away. Learn over 50 blues rhythm patterns, including the medium shuffle, uptown blues, slow blues, blues-rock, mambo, and more - all noted in standard music notation and TAB. On the DVD, every lesson and music example is clearly demonstrated by your host Steve Trovato to help you master the art of blues rhythm playing.
100+ cool riffs that sound great over each portion of the blues progression. The riffs are presented in two-measure chunks organized by where they fall in the standard 12-bar progression so you can enrich your blues vocabulary and assemble your own solos with authentic riffs and licks as played by 15 of the all-time great blues masters.
Thousands of blues tunes draw on the core foundation of grooves and rhythm patterns spawned during the electric blues renaissance of the 50s and 60s. Unlike other genres of music from that time, there’s nothing nostalgic about these grooves — these same grooves and rhythm patterns have been used by every generation of blues player since right up to modern times. “Authentic” is the best way to describe them and Jeff McErlain’s 30 Authentic Blues Grooves You MUST Know is the best way to learn them.
One of America's most renowned bluegrass musicians imparts wisdom and advice based on decades of experience playing in bands from Bill Monroe an d the Blue Grass Boys to Old And In The Way. With Peter Rowan's help, you'll improve your lead singing and establish an authentic bluegrass guitar sound. Peter's invaluable tips on breathing, phrasing, vocal improvisation, and his exercises to increase your power and range, will help you excel as a lead singer. His guitar accompaniment techniques show you how to back up your singing wiht a strong sense of time, add bluegrass style bass.