Guitar Techniques July 2012 (#206)
Jan 11 2015
Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! We take pride in providing the most accurate transcriptions around, and cover a full range of styles. Every month we feature full transcriptions of guitar songs and instrumentals in every genre, from blues and rock, to acoustic and jazz. All the music in the magazine is included on a cover-mounted audio CD, complete with backing tracks and video master class to let readers play along.
Guitar Techniques July 2012 (#206) contents:
- Eric Clapton & Big Bill Broonzy -Hey Hey. Tristan Seune transcribes an iconic Big Bill Broonzy song made famous on Clapton’s Unplugged album. Includes Big Bill verse too!
- Western Swing – What you need to know. Jon Bishop unveils an important music style that became hugely popular in the 30s and ’40s and is still much loved and played today.
- Sweep Picking – The essentials! If you’ve never got to grips with sweep picking, now’s your chance! Charlie Griffiths shows you how to use it to play rapid lines.
- Chopin – Nocturne Opus 9, No.2. Bridget Mermikides arranges for guitar and transcribes a wonderful piece by the Polish piano virtuoso composer Frederic Chopin.
- Lessons Introduction. ‘Jeeves’ Sidwell introduces this issue’s feature packed lessons section. He makes a jolly good cup of tea as well (if only – Ed)!
- 30-Minute Lickbag – Six diverse licks in easy, intermediate and advanced flavours from Scott McGill.
- Blues – This month Jacob Quistgaard takes on the fusion-drenched blues style of John Scofield.
- Rock – Martin Cooper looks at the influential style of mighty metal pioneers Black Sabbath.
- Creative Rock. Shaun Baxter has many ways of soloing over the maj7 chord. Here are some more!
- Hot Country Lead. Andy Saphir introduces a man who some say was the greatest guitarist ever – Danny Gatton.
- Jazz – Pete Callard has a cool selection of close/open voiced chord sequences for you.
- Acoustic. Stuart Ryan introduces the wonderful world of Nashville tuning, as used by Dave Gilmour, The Rolling Stones and acoustic session players too. Give it a try – you’ll love it!
- Rockschool. This issue Charlie Griffiths savours the jazzy vibe of the Dorian mode.
- Video Masterclass. Buddy Whittington part 2. The wonderful Texan blues guitarist underlines our western swing feature with some fab ideas!
Previous issue: Guitar Techniques June 2012
Next issue: Guitar Techniques August 2012
Includes original mp3 tracks and video
Text Format PDF, 100 pages