Blues Guitar for Dummies

Blues Guitar for Dummies

Book - 2007
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Do you wish you could play your favorite blues music on guitar?Even if you don?t read music, it?s not difficult with Blues Guitar for Dummies . With this hands-on guide,you?ll pick up the fundamentals instantly and start jamminglike your favorite blues artists!

Blues Guitar for Dummies covers all aspects of bluesguitar, showing you how to play scales, chords, progressions,riffs, solos, and more! It?s packed with musical examples,chords charts, and photos that let you explore the genre and playthe songs of the great blues musicians. This accessible guide willgive you the skills you need to:

Choose the right guitar, equipment, and strings Hold, tune, and get situated with your guitar Play barre chords and strum to the rhythm Recognize the structure of a blues song Tackle musical riffs Master melodies and solos Make your guitar sing, cry, and wail Jam to any type of blues

In addition to this must-have book, a bonus CD is included sothat you can listen to famous songs, practice your riffs andchords, and develop your style as a blues musician. It alsofeatures a quick guide to musical notation and suggestions onalbums, artists, and guitars for further enjoyment. With BluesGuitar for Dummies, you can re-create the masterpieces of theblues legend without the expensive lessons!

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2007.
ISBN: 9780470049204
Branch Call Number: 787.87193 CHAPPELL
Characteristics: xvi, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)


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