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!
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
Bonus DVD содержит: 01. Always Gonna Love You 02. Still Got The Blues 03. Empty Rooms 04. Parisienne Walkways (Live) 05. Separate Ways 06. Story Of The Blues 07. Midnight Blues (Live) 08. Jumpin' At Shadows 09. The Loner10. Still Got The Blues (Live) + Extra Features: Interview 1994Discussing Ballads & Blues Previously Unreleased Picture Format: NTSC 4x3 Format: DVD-5Time: 73 mins. Color Mode: Color Region Code: 0 (All)Language And Audio Content: English / PCM Stereo Subtitles: No
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
DVD содержит следующие треки: 1. Intro2. Come On In3. Talk To Me Baby4. Death Letters5. Goin' Home6. I Can't Hold On Much Longer7. Someday Baby8. Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights) 9. Nadine10. I Don't Know11. Diddy Wah Diddy