East Coast Fingerstyle Blues Guitar (Book + Online Audio)
30792M

The East Coast, from Florida up to Virginia, gave birth to a vibrant fingerstyle blues tradition, documented on recordings from the mid-1920s up into the 1970s and 1980s. In East Coast Fingerstyle Blues Guitar, author John Miller has selected some of the most interesting and exciting recorded performances from that period to present to you, with transcriptions of the performances in TAB and standard notation, lyrics to the songs provided, playing tips that will ...more

Product Number:
30792M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
144
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-5134-6298-9
ISBN13:
978-15134-6298-1
Series:
Grossman Audio
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
4/4/2019

The East Coast, from Florida up to Virginia, gave birth to a vibrant fingerstyle blues tradition, documented on recordings from the mid-1920s up into the 1970s and 1980s. In East Coast Fingerstyle Blues Guitar, author John Miller has selected some of the most interesting and exciting recorded performances from that period to present to you, with transcriptions of the performances in TAB and standard notation, lyrics to the songs provided, playing tips that will help you get the songs up and running as soon as possible, and links to the original recorded performances, so that your own playing can be informed by the playing of the masters.

A particular focus of the book is the repertoire of three of the strongest practitioners of East Coast Blues—Buddy Moss, Blind Willie McTell and Blind Boy Fuller. You’ll also find two songs each by Luke Jordan and William Moore, a Blind Blake tune and a host of songs from artists who qualify for the designation talent deserving of wider recognition: Peg Leg Howell, Carl Martin, Floyd Council, Virgil Childers, Sonny Jones, Gabriel Brown, Ralph Willis, Willie Trice and Henry Johnson, many of whose songs are being made available for the first time.

If you’re looking for fingerstyle guitar pieces with a great range of feeling, musical variety and depth of expression, you need look no further than East Coast Fingertyle Blues Guitar. It will give you the information and background you need for a total immersion in this exciting music. Includes access to online audio.

Peg Leg Howell 
 - Walking Blues 
Luke Jordan 
 - Cocaine Blues 
 - If I Call You Mama
William Moore 
 - Barbershop Rag
 - Ragtime Millionaire
Blind Blake 
 - Hard Road Blues
Blind Willie McTell 
 - Writin’ Paper Blues 
 - Drive Away Blues 
 - Stomp Down Rider 
Carl Martin 
 - Old Time Blues 
Buddy Moss 
 - Unkind Woman
 - Some Lonesome Day 
 - Too Doggone Jealous 
 - Baby, You’re the One For Me 
Blind Boy Fuller 
 - I Crave My Pigmeat 
- Mamie, take 2 
 - Walking My Troubles Away, take 1 
- Worn Out Engine 
Floyd Council 
 - Runaway Man Blues
Virgil Childers 
 - Dago Blues 
Sonny Jones 
 - Dough Roller 
Gabriel Brown 
 - Going My Way 
Ralph Willis 
 - Just A Note 
Willie Trice 
 - Good Time Boogie 
Henry Johnson
 - Crow Jane
 
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Series: Grossman Audio
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