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 jamming like your favorite blues artists! Blues Guitar for Dummies covers all aspects of blues guitar, 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 play the songs of the great blues musicians. This accessible guide will give 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 so that you can listen to famous songs, practice your riffs and chords, and develop your style as a blues musician. It also features a quick guide to musical notation and suggestions on albums, artists, and guitars for further enjoyment. With Blues Guitar for Dummies, you can re-create the masterpieces of the blues legend without the expensive lessons!
CD: 01. Here Comes Santa Claus02. Do You Hear What I Hear? 03. Winter Wonderland 04. Hark The Herald Angels Sing 05. I'll Be Home For Christmas06. Little Drummer Boy 07. The Christmas Blues 08. O' Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)09. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 10. Must Be Santa 11. Silver Bells 12. The First Noel 13. Christmas Island 14. The Christmas Song 15. O' Little Town Of Bethlehem
The fun and easy way to play blues on the harmonica Blues harmonica is the most popular and influential style of harmonica playing, and it forms the basis for playing harmonica in other styles such as rock and country. Blues Harmonica for Dummies gives you a wealth of content devoted to the blues approach—specific techniques and applications, including bending and making your notes sound richer and fuller with tongue-blocked enhancements; use of amplification to develop a blues sound; blues licks and riffs; constructing a blues harmonica solo; accompanying singers; historical development of blues styles; and important blues players and recordings. The accompanying audio CD features all the musical examples from the book, plus play-along exercises and songs that let you hear the sound you're striving for. In-depth coverage of major blues harmonica techniques Blues song forms, improvisation, and accompanying singers Information on blues history and personalities If you're intrigued by the idea of understanding and mastering the compelling (yet mysterious) art of playing blues on the harmonica, Blues Harmonica For Dummies has you covered. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase
CD 1: Blues From The Vocalion Vaults01. Ramblin' On My Mind - Robert Johnson02. Step It Up And Go - Blind Boy Fuller03. Broke Down Engine Blues - Blind Willie Mctell04. Harmonica And Washboard Breakdown - Sonny Terry05. How You Want It Done - Big Bill Broonzy06. Sitting On Top Of The World - Mississippi Sheiks07. Toothache Blues - Victoria Spivey08. Police Station Blues - Peetie Wheatstraw09. Fishing Blues - Henry Thomas10. Trouble In Mind - Bertha "Chippie" Hill11. W.P.A. Blues - Casey Bill Weldon12. Sugar Man Blues Pt.1 & Pt.2 - St. Louis Bessie13. Key To The Highway - Charlie Segar14. Chicago Policemen Blues - Rosa Henderson15. Dead Man Blues - Edmonia Henderson16. New B & O Blues - Bumble Bee Slim17. Keep It Clean - Charley Jordan18. Dozing Blues - George Noble19. You Rascal You - Tampa Red20. Butcher Shop Blues - Bernice Edwards21. Burleskin' Blues - Mississippi Sarah & Daddy Stovepipe22. Lost Lover Blues - Lulu Jackson23. Send Me An Angel Down - Monkey Joe & Roosevelt Scott24. How Long, How Long Blues - Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell25. Easy Rider Blues - Texas Alexander & Willie ReedCD 2: Blues From The Vocalion Vaults01. Special Steam Line - Bukka White02. New Bumble Bee - Memphis Minnie03. Kokomo Blues - Scrapper Blackwell04. Dark Was The Night (Cold Was The Ground) - Blind Willie Johnson05. Hang It On The Wall - Charley Patton06. Billy Lyons And Stack O'lee - Furry Lewis07. Panama Limited Blues - Ada Brown08. Mamie - Blind Boy Fuller09. Four Day Creep - Ida Cox And Her Allstar Band10. Stones In My Passageway - Robert Johnson11. Ram Rod Daddy - Bo Carter12. Cow Cow Blues (Take A) - Cow Cow Davenport13. I Let My Daddy Do That - Hattie Hart14. Midnight Trouble Blues - Son Becky15. Sail On Little Girl No. 3 - Black Boy Shine16. Roll 'Em Pete - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson17. Reefer Hound Blues - Curtis Jones18. A.B.C. Blues - Little Son Joe (Ernest Lawlars) Feat. Memphis Minnie19. Sorrow Valley Blues - Irene Scruggs20. Your Enemy Cannot Harm You - Rev. Edward W. Clayborn21. My Monday Blues - Jim Jackson22. Song from A Cotton Field - Bessie Brown23. Snake Doctor Blues - Jelly Jaw Short24. Michigan River Blues - Bert Mays25. The Storm Is Passing Over - Blind Joe Taggart
Содержание: CD 1: Count Basie And His Orchestra: 01. Norman Granz: Intro 02. Basie Power 03. The Spirit Is Willing 04. The Meetin' 05. Blues In Hoss's Flat 06. Good Time Blues Jazz At The Philharmonic All-Stars: 07. In A Mellow Tone CD 2: Jazz At The Philharmonic All-Stars: 01. Loose Walk Ballad Medley: 02. Makin' Whoopee 03. If I Had You 04. She's Funny That Way 05. Blue And Sentimental 06. I Surrender Dear 07. 5400 North Oscar Peterson / Ray Brown Duo: 08. You Are My Sunshine CD 3: Ella Fitzgerald And The Count Basie Orchestra With The Tommy Flanagan Trio 01. L.O.V.E. 02. Begin The Beguine 03. Indian Summer 04. You've Got A Friend 05. What's Going On? Ella Fitzgerald And The Tommy Flanagan Trio: 06. Night And Day 07. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most 08. Little White Lies 09. Madalena Ella Fitzgerald And The Count Basie Orchestra With The Tommy Flanagan Trio: 10. Shiny Stockings 11. Cole Porter Medley: Too Darn Hot / It's All Right With Me 12. Sanford & Son Theme (Street Beater) Finale-Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie And The Jazz At The Philharmonic All-Stars: 13. I Can't Stop Loving You 14. C Jam Blues