The state of Texas has had a major presence in the Blues, from the earliest days of the recording era right on up to the present day. So many tremendous Blues musicians have hailed from Texas, i.e. Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lightnin’ Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Freddy King. This DVD focuses on the Country Blues guitarists who first defined the Texas Blues sound and who put Texas on the map as a prime location in Blues Country.
Learn to play blues-style guitar with Teach Me Blues Guitar from Voyetra. This simple method uses video clips, animation, and voice-overs to make learning fast, fun, and easy. Play classic blues riffs, solos, and songs in no time. The self-paced course lets you begin with concepts and basic theory or skip right to the lessons. A video overview introduces you to each phase of the course. Each level focuses on particular chords and techniques, which are described by your instructor, written in text passages, and demonstrated by video clips. You don't have to read music to play guitar. Clear and simple illustrations, diagrams, and charts show you exactly where to place your fingers.
If you want to learn to play Blues Guitar, look no further –You have found the ultimate course with EASY BLUES GUITAR DVD! Expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal starts you out with simple power chords, riffs, tricks and techniques that form the backbone of Blues Guitar. Each lesson is introduced with thorough and descriptive instructions, followed by a slowed-down practice section which will insure that anyone, at any level, can play each exercise. These exercises are later combined to form complete Blues Songs. Each Blues Song and Blues Guitar Solo is presented at a slow, medium and fast tempo, allowing you to play along and build up your Blues Guitar Chops!
The more than 90 minutes of one-on-one lessons with instructor and guitarist John McCarthy encourages you to cultivate your own style by emphasizing the techniques and components needed to develop creativity. Learn advanced playing techniques such as full form blues chords, blues scales, triplet lead patterns, the shuffle feel and swing effect, challenging blues riffs, turnarounds and more techniques make famous by greats like Gary Moore, Lighting Hopkins, and Freddy King. The complete song rhythms with full bass and drum backing tracks will prepare you for the stage.
Throughout the more than 90 minutes of one-on-one lessons with instructor and guitarist John McCarthy you'll develop a solid understanding of general guitar basics, a foundation for playing blues guitar and an historical perspective of the blues. The program features essential blues chords and scales, the BB Box, and lead techniques like string bending, vibrato, hammer-ons, pull-offs and other techniques used by greats such as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy and B.B. King. There are complete blues rhythms including the 12 bar blues and much more!