Have you always wanted to play the blues? Authentic blues? Realize your dream of becoming a great blues guitarist with Alfred's Learn to Play Blues Guitar---the simple, straightforward, and effective way to learn the blues. Whether you are a beginning guitarist or an advanced player just getting into the style, start playing real blues music right away through easy-to-understand instructions and great-sounding examples. The first part of this book and video covers blues rhythm playing. Learn over 50 blues rhythm patterns, including medium shuffle, uptown blues, slow blues, blues-rock, mambo, and more. The second part covers blues lead guitar. Start with learning basic soloing techniques---such as slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bending, vibrato, and rakes---then dive right in by playing 18 great blues solos in the styles of legends like Eric Clapton, Albert Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, and B. B. King.
- All examples include standard music notation and TAB
- Every lesson and music example is clearly demonstrated on the video by noted educator Steve Trovato
- MP3 accompaniment tracks to hone your skills as a blues lead guitarist
ISBN 10: 1470635364
ISBN 13: 9781470635367
Series: Alfred's Learn to Play
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & Online Audio & Video
Learning the Blues Has Never Been So Easy!