Guitar Techniques – Play Like Your Heroes: Blues

Sep 22 2022

Guitar Techniques – Play Like Your Heroes: Blues

Guitar Techniques Play Like Your Heroes Blues PDF and Mp3 CD download. 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 Play Like Your Heroes Blues contents:

  • Blues Scales. These are the scales that form the basis of many, if not most blues and rock licks.
  • Basic Blues Chords. You’ll encounter these chords in many blues songs but they’re also found in rock, pop, country and jazz styles too.
  • The Blues Shuffle. The shuffle is such an important rhythm in blues that it has a chapter all of its own. All the greats love the shuffle!
  • Blues-Rock Power! In trios like Cream, SRV’s Double Trouble or The Experience, the guitarist mixes rhythm and lead to sound big. Here’s how.
  • Acoustic Blues. This lesson in four levels, from easy to advanced, will provide you with a ton of great new acoustic blues pieces to play.
  • Electric Blues. Another ‘four lessons in one’ feature, this 12-page feature takes you from the basics into rather more sophisticated territory.
  • The Guitar genius of Eric Clapton. An in-depth look at the playing career of a blues-rock guitar legend plus loads of licks to learn from various different EC eras.
  • Peter Green Style. Who better to follow Eric than his Bluesbreakers successor, Peter Green. Two full solos tabbed for your enjoyment.
  • Mike Bloomfield Style. While Clapton was leading the charge for blues guitar in Britain, this Chicagoan was America’s own sensation. Fabulous!
  • Larry Carlton Style. Take a look at the work of one of America’s top session and solo artists, the musicians’ musician!
  • Ritchie Blackmore style. Explore the rockier side of blues with a look at Deep Purple and Rainbow mainman, the ‘Black Knight’!
  • Hubert Sumlin style. Spending years as Howlin’ Wolf’s guitarist but also taking a spell with Muddy Waters, makes Sumlin unique and very special.
  • Freddie King style. As perhaps the most influential of all electric bluesman, Freddie’s licks can still be heard in the styles of today’s guitarists.
  • All the blues chords you’ll ever need. The world of blues rhythm is our focus here, where we cover key chord shapes and place them in the perfect context!


Text Format PDF, 102 pages. Original CD mp3 Tracks included. Video lesson included.


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