Beginner's Blues Guitar (Book/3-CD Set)
Starting from ground zero, Fred Sokolow teaches you how to accompany yourself while singing the blues. You'll learn to play melodies and solo in several keys, throughout the neck. This book will help build the foundation for your understanding of blues guitar techniques and styles for both acoustic and electric guitar. Addresses the simple blues form in E,G, and C, gradually expanding on concepts. Includes simple first position blues scales needed for soloing (both fingerpicking and flatpicking) in the key ...more
Product Number:
98506BCD
Format:
Book/3-CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
48
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-5026-5
UPC:
796279064576
ISBN13:
978-07866-5026-2
Series:
Grossman Audio
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
4/25/2000
Starting from ground zero, Fred Sokolow teaches you how to accompany yourself while singing the blues. You'll learn to play melodies and solo in several keys, throughout the neck. This book will help build the foundation for your understanding of blues guitar techniques and styles for both acoustic and electric guitar. Addresses the simple blues form in E,G, and C, gradually expanding on concepts. Includes simple first position blues scales needed for soloing (both fingerpicking and flatpicking) in the keys of E,G, and C. Songs and solos are presented in standard notation and tablature with lyrics. Includes 3 CD's.
Lesson One
Blues Accompaniment in E
#2: Tuning the Guitar
#3: Chords for the Key of E
#4: Early Morning Blues (Slow Blues)
#6: Airport Blues
#7, 0:50 : Turnaround
#8: Boogie Bass (for That's Alright and Airport Blues)
#9: Boogie Bass (for That's Alright)
#9: That's Alright
#10: Boogie Bass (also used on Early Morning Blues)
#11: Early Morning Blues (more verses, with boogie bass lines)
#12: Boogie Bass for Twelve Bar Blues
#12: Twelve Bar Blues
#12, 1:15: Twelve Bar Blues
#13, 0:54
#15: Moveable Chords
#16: Early Morning Blues
#18, 1:12
#18, 5:00
#18, 5:25
#19: That's Alright
#19, 1:35 : Early Morning Blues (additional verse)
#20: Notes for Fills
#20, 2:39: That's all Right
#21, 0:53: Airport Blues
#21, 2:30: Twelve Bar Blues
#22, 0:50: Another Turnaround Fill
#22, 2:40: That's All Right
#22, 3:48: Twelve Bar Blues

Lesson Two
Blues Accompaniment in C and G
#3: Chords for the Key of C
#4: Basic Fingerpicking Patterns
#4: Hesitation Blues
#5: Patterns with Alternating Bass
#6: Bass Runs (Repeat each 2-bar phrase over and over)
#6, 1:41
#7: Turnaround
#8: Cocaine
#9, 0:30: Airport Blues
#9: Airport Blues
#9, 3:40: Airport Blues
#10: Early Morning Blues
#10: Early Morning Blues (Key of C)
Boogie Bass Lines (That's Alright pattern)
#11: That's Alright (Key of C)
#11, 1:05: That's Alright
#11: Twelve Bar Blues (Key of C)
#12, 1:35: Worried Blues
#12: Worried Blues
#13: New Chords for the Key of G
#13: Hesitation Blues (Key of G)
#13, 2:40 (Turnaround Lick)
#14 Variations of the Basic Fingerpicking Pattern
#15, 0:45: Worried Blues (Key of G)
#15: Worried Blues (Key of G)
#15, 1:30: "Nice Licks"
#16: Boogie Bass Lines (Key of G)
#17: Early Morning Blues
#18: Airport Blues (Key of G)
#18: Key of G Turnaround
#19: I-IV-V Chord Families
#20: Twelve Bar Blues (Key of G)
#21: Early Morning Blues
#22: New Bass Runs for Key of G
#24: Call Me A Dog
#24, 0:35: Call Me A Dog
#24, 1:45: Banjo Rolls
#24, 2:45: Turnaround

Lesson Three
Blues Soloing in E, C and G
#3: The E Blues Scale
#4, 2:14: Early Morning Blues
#5, 1:34: Airport Blues
#6, 2:10: that's Alright
#7, 2:20: Twelve Bar Blues
#8, 3:50: Worried Blues
#9: G Major Scale
#10, 1:23: Hesitation Blues
#11, 1:02: Cocaine
#12, 1:05: Worried Blues
#13, 2:10: Early Morning Blues
#14, 1:00: Airport Blues
#15, 0:47: That's Alright
#16, 0:54: Twelve Bar Blues
#16, 1:20: C Major Scale
#17, 0:50: Cocaine
#18, 0:55: Hesitation Blues
#19, 0:35: Worried Blues
#20: Early Morning Blues
#21, 0:33: Airport Blues
#22, 0:37: That's Alright
#23, 0:43: Twelve Bar Blues
#24, 0:42: Call Me A Dog (Key of C)
#24, 1:18: Call Me A Dog (Key of G)




 
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