Bluegrass Breaks: Guitar (eBook + Online Audio)
23 Bluegrass Guitar Solos
Welcome to Bluegrass Breaks: Guitar! This book is a collection of 23 guitar solos or "breaks" plus 16 introductions or "kickoffs" in a range of styles and levels of difficulty. The solos are aimed at advanced beginner to intermediate guitarists looking to expand their repertoire of lead guitar solos. All the solos are recorded in split-track format at two speeds and are available online.

This book includes:
Easy Carter-style solos with the melody played on the bass strings, punctuated by chord str ...more
Product Number:
96862MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
64
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1534-4
ISBN13:
978-16191-1534-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/22/2015
Welcome to Bluegrass Breaks: Guitar! This book is a collection of 23 guitar solos or "breaks" plus 16 introductions or "kickoffs" in a range of styles and levels of difficulty. The solos are aimed at advanced beginner to intermediate guitarists looking to expand their repertoire of lead guitar solos. All the solos are recorded in split-track format at two speeds and are available online.

This book includes:
Easy Carter-style solos with the melody played on the bass strings, punctuated by chord strums.
More advanced Carter-style solos with hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and more.
Hot flatpicking solos with lots of eighth notes, played with up and down picking.
Essential fiddle tunes for every modern bluegrass lead guitar player.
Crosspicking solos played with two different crosspicking patterns.
Solos using the "real dropped D" and the "faux dropped D" tunings.
A variety of kickoffs, generic and for specific songs.
Extensive notes on the breaks and the techniques used to play them.

The breaks in this book are based on are some of the most performed bluegrass, old-time, and gospel songs - songs that you're sure to hear played at jam sessions, picking parties and on stage. Includes access to online audio.
Bluegrass Breaks: Guitar

Jesse James Carter-style

Handsome Molly Carter-style

Amazing Grace Carter-style waltz

When You and I Were Young Maggie Carter-style & transposing

John Hardy Carter-style

Down in the Willow Garden Carter-style waltz

Crying Holy Hot Flatpicking solo

Don’t Let the Deal Go Down Dropped D tuning

New River Train Straight Flatpicking solo

Feast Here Tonight Hot Flatpicking solo

Roving Gambler Flatpicking solo

In the Pines Faux Dropped D tuning

Where the Soul Never Dies Advanced Carter-style

Bound to Ride Advanced Carter-style

Give Me Oil Crosspicking solo

Mike’s Marathon Advanced flatpicking solo

St Anne’s Reel Fiddle tune

All the Good Times are Past and Gone Crosspicking solo

This Little Light of Mine Solo #: Carter-style

This Little Light of Mine Solo #: Flatpicking solo  

The Train that Carried My Girl from Town Flatpicking solo

Grandfather’s Clock Crosspicking solo

Whiskey Before Breakfast Fiddle tune

Kickoffs

 

 
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