Learn the fine art of backing Celtic tunes on guitar! The rhythmic center of one of today's hottest Irish bands (Solas) demonstrates the strumming patterns, bass lines, accents and syncopations that he uses to drive a tune forward. You'll discover how adding minor chords and other substitutions add interest to a basic three-chord tune, and will be playing both simple and complex accompaniments to more than a dozen great reels, jigs and hompipes.
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.
Guitar educator Dave Celentano will take you through this comprehensive "hands-on" course and show you all the basic essentials for playing rhythm guitar. The DVD includes: anatomy of the guitar, holding the guitar, choosing picks, strings, tuning, finger exercises, open position chords, barre chords, power chords, strumming, keeping the beat, rhythms, palm muting, how to read tablature and chord diagrams, and many tips. Throughout the DVD are examples designed to assimilate the chords and strums, and get you playing rhythm guitar immediately.
As rhythm guitarist for blues legend Muddy Waters, Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin has gained invaluable experience in the art of Chicago blues rhythm guitar. And now in this exclusive and comprehensive book/DVD package, Bob Margolin and blues author/historian Dave Rubin bring you the definitive instructional guitar method on the subject, featuring loads of rhythm guitar playing examples to learn and practice, covering a variety of styles, techniques, tips, historical anecdotes, and much more.
Danny Gatton presents a comprehensive study on rhythm guitar styles and technique, covering everything from blues/jazz chord substitutions, rockabily and country power chords, R&B and Motown rhythm, and even some acoustic country/bluegrass guitar ideas! Gatton shows you the rhythm parts slowly at first, before demonstrating them in a band context with Arlen Roth on lead guitar. Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information. Rhythm Guitar – At a Glance features four lessons, including: Rock Rhythm Guitar, Chord Embellishments, Funk Guitar, and Reggae Guitar.
This course is designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand metal rhythm playing at a manageable pace.