The DVD offers six songs performed and taught by a master of the acoustic style. In a special lesson section, key aspects and techniques required for each arrangement are presented. The viewer can select from multiple camera angles, including the full performance or just the left or right hand in close-up. In addition, an artist more…biography and discography plus several bonus song performances are included in each DVD. Kenny Sultan is one of the most highly respected blues guitarists and blues guitar educators in the country. Kenny's great solo blues arrangements serve as a virtual encyclopedia of vital blues licks and patterns. These songs are firmly rooted in the classic blues forms and are a great springboard for developing a strong blues repertoire.
If you want to learn to play Blues Guitar, look no further –You have found the ultimate course with EASY BLUES GUITAR DVD! Expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal starts you out with simple power chords, riffs, tricks and techniques that form the backbone of Blues Guitar. Each lesson is introduced with thorough and descriptive instructions, followed by a slowed-down practice section which will insure that anyone, at any level, can play each exercise. These exercises are later combined to form complete Blues Songs. Each Blues Song and Blues Guitar Solo is presented at a slow, medium and fast tempo, allowing you to play along and build up your Blues Guitar Chops!
Week 2 includes ideas that are a step away from traditional blues. An A minor backing track using some jazz chord changes is used to demonstrate the use of jazz licks within the blues. Robben Ford style ideas using altered, chromatic and lydian b7 scales are looked at and many exciting licks are drawn from these scales. Phrasing and dynamics are a major part of this DVD providing some new and exciting vocabulary for any one new to this style.
True diversity between some of the best blues guitar players who have explored the genre. From the string bending and jazz concepts of BB King to the amazing fast blues rock runs of Joe Bonamassa. Concepts such as diminished scale usage made popular by Robben Ford are demonstrated and taught for practical application. Artists such as Larry Carlton also bring a jazz flavor to the blues and popular ideas such as playing off of the "five chord" are discussed and utilized. For anyone trying to take their playing to the next level, Advanced blues in six week will give you plenty of new ideas, licks and inspiration to help you take a further step into better understanding and playing of blues guitar.
Memphis has long been a landing place for musicians from the surrounding rural areas in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, and in the 1920s and 1930s, it was a wide open town with plenty of opportunities for musicians to perform their music and make a living. As a result of Memphis’ hub status, it developed a strong blues scene in the 1920s and 1930s, with a host of outstanding singers and players. Many of these musicians had successful careers as recording artists, but a surprisingly large number of similarly gifted musicians went unrecorded or only got the opportunity to record a few titles. This DVD lesson offers instruction in the music of many of the finest guitarists to record out of Memphis in the 1920s and 1930s.
Woody Mann teaches the song forms and techniques of early American folk and blues guitar styles. Acclaimed blues performer and educator, he teaches five blues songs based on the playing of such originators as Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Scrapper Blackwell, and Tommy Johnson.
Learn blues soloing techniques with Neville Marten. This excellent DVD will get you improvising like the professionals. The blues greats don't think technically, so to teach blues in too technical a fashion tends to miss the point. This DVD will show how, by using and embellishing basic fingerboard patterns with string bending, finger vibrato and other essential skills, you can quickly start to become a more musical sounding blues player.
In the jam-packed How to Play Blues & Blues Rock DVD, Guitar World's esteemed associate editor Andy Aledort gives comprehensive instruction on how to play licks from blues rock greats like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many others.
Stuart Bull has taught literally tens of thousands of guitarists worldwide through the highly acclaimed TOTAL ACCURACY series. This 2 DVD set comprising of Electric Blues Volumes 1 & 2 includes tutorials for: blues scale positions, phrasing ideas, fast blues licks in the style of Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton etc, solo construction, blues runs, major/minor pentatonic combinations, string bending ideas, slide playing ideas and much more.
Celebrated tutor Steve Trovato introduces you to the Guitar styles of Freddie, Albert and BB King! These three very special Blues stars share much more than just a surname - all were fundamental influences for the original gang of guitar heroes, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Rory Gallagher and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Their soloing styles have directly informed the very best of rock music since the 50s and 60s, and can still be heard in today's contemporary bands.