Guitar World – How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

Jan 16 2015

Guitar World – How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

Let a pro show you how to play the blues and blues rock guitar just like the masters. In our jam-packed How to Play Blues and Blues Rock DVD, Guitar World’s own esteemed associate editor Andy Aledort shows you how to play licks from blues rock greats like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many others. You’ll also learn how to perform rhythm and lead in the style of blues masters and get a complete course in slide guitar, including how to play in the style of the great Elmore James. With more than 90 minutes’ worth of lessons, How to Play Blues and Blues Rock DVD is ideal for beginning, intermediate and advanced players. The How to Play Blues and Blues Rock DVD will teach you:

The Basics of Blues Rhythm Guitar:

  • The I-IV-V Chord Progression
  • The 12-Bar Blues Form
  • The Shuffle Rhythm
  • Adding Root/Flat Seventh
  • Walking-Bass Figures

Soloing in the Style of the Masters:

  • Blues: T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Albert King, Freddie King
  • Blues Rock: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Duane Allman, Johnny Winter, Billy Gibbons, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Everything You Need to Know About Slide Guitar:

  • Playing in Open E
  • Basic Slide Technique
  • Slide Scales
  • Playing in the Style of Elmore James

There’s almost nothing not to like about this DVD. It probably would not go over well with a real beginner. To really get in to this DVD you kind of need to have the pentatonics drilled in to you sonically so you can pick up the notes by ear in one or two passes. It helps immensely if you’ve already started scale based improvisation and know the I-IV-V song structure by feel. That’s kind of true of almost all “blues” DVDs though outside of the very beginner variety, and is not a shortcoming of the DVD. It had always been hard for me to look at the tab while following the DVD anyway. If you’re just building your foundation, this would not be a good choice.
These lessons are a great way to study to style, with a teacher who is very solid. This is a great hands on playing but it is not for someone just starting to play because the licks and turn arounds to songs are for advanced players to be able to learn it. This is a DVD to move you up a few notches to really enjoy the guitar. This DVD is packed with great styles.

 

Language: English
Year: 2008
Country: USA
Running time: 90 mins
Quality: DVD5
Video: MPEG2 NTSC 16:9 (720×480) VBR
Audio: AC3, 2/0 ch, 192Kbps
Booklet: Yes (PDF) + Audio (mp3)
Size: 4.3 Gb

Guitar World - How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

Guitar World – How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

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2 comments

  1. jonathan /

    Thank You Admin!!! :rockin:

  2. jurado /

    Thanks for the share ! Can you upload Learn & Master Blues Guitar by Steve Krenz ? Cya!

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