Product Description:Blues music is a sturdy, adaptable music that reflects many shades of emotions and lends itself to numerous stylistic interpretations. This 5 1/2" by 8" QWIKGUIDE is designed to help the bassist become more versatile. Each blues bass pattern in this book is played over four bars of C7. By practicing all 50 licks over the same chord progression, students can learn the basic concept of improvisation: how to play a variety of musical phrases over the same chord or chord changes. Each example is written in both notation and tablature exactly as it is recorded. The accompanying CD, featuring Larry McCabe's Heat-Seeking Missile Blues Band is recorded in stereo with drums and rhythm guitar in the center, bass guitar on the left, and lead guitar on the right. The licks are recorded at a moderate tempo for ease of learning. The rhythm guitar parts heard on the CD are taught in Mel Bay's 101 Bad to the Bone Blues Guitar Rhythm Patterns. The lead guitar parts are taught in Mel Bay's Famous Blues Guitar Lines.
Create fingerstyle blues instrumentals, from Delta swamp to Piedmont bounce, and transform your guitar arrangements with new ideas and thrilling sounds! Al Petteway, one of our most musically inventive guitarists, teaches you six original tunes, each highlighting a different rhythmic and melodic feel and utilizing the unique qualities that DADGAD tuning offers. It's Only the Blues employs a steady dead thumb bass with lots of slinky licks - a very swampy sound based on a Hendrix idea.
Learn how to make your 808′s thump The struggle is over! Learn how to make, mix and generally demystify the elusive 808 low end sounds. At over 5 hours long, the 808 Sub Bass Masterclass explains everything you need to know and understand about 808’s and sub basses.
This 3 DVD box set contains 9 x 12 Bar Blues arrangements for solo guitar (they sound great and complete with just one player). They start very simple and move into quite difficult and each one covers a new skill or technique for you to learn and then experiment with. The aim being eventually for you to be able to improvise using mixtures of all the techniques and skills you learned by playing the set pieces. All of the sheet music now comes as pdf files on the dvd for you to print or view on your computer screen. This was originally offered as 3 individual DVD's but we have now combined them into one box. You can however buy individual DVD's as downloads.