Masters of Blues Guitar: The History, Players and Playing Techniques of American Folk Blues (Book/CD Set)
The history, artists and playing techniques of the American folk blues. This book chronicles the most important male and female artists of the American folk blues, their life stories and their musical techniques. More than 30 full-length pieces as well as countless in-depth exercises for the modern acoustic guitarist. Complete and comprehensive treatment of each of these pioneers who together laid the cornerstone for the rock and pop music of today - from Charley Patton, Memphis Minnie and Mississippi John ...more
Product Number:
610420E
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
148
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.25 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-8992-2175-3
ISBN13:
978-38992-2175-6
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
2/19/2013
The history, artists and playing techniques of the American folk blues. This book chronicles the most important male and female artists of the American folk blues, their life stories and their musical techniques. More than 30 full-length pieces as well as countless in-depth exercises for the modern acoustic guitarist. Complete and comprehensive treatment of each of these pioneers who together laid the cornerstone for the rock and pop music of today - from Charley Patton, Memphis Minnie and Mississippi John Hurt to Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and many more. Contemporary stars such as Ry Cooder, Bonnie Raitt and Eric Clapton, all of whom were deeply inspired by this music, are included as well.

Charley Patton

Blind Blake

Blind Willie Johnson

Memphis Minnie

Mississippi John Hurt

Eddie Son House

Tampa Red

Robert Johnson

Big Bill Broonzy

Bukka White

Fred McDowell

Muddy Waters

Lightnin' Hopkins

Elmore James

John Lee Hooker

Ry Cooder

Bonnie Raitt

Eric Clapton

Keb' Mo'

Rory Block

 
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