Blues

$17.95

Full-band backup to 12 extended jams in authentic rock, blues and country styles. Includes an overview of harmonica techniques, plus tips on scales and riffs to use with each track. Songs: I'll See Ya Later • You Really Got to Love Me • Waiting on My Lady • Plantation Blues • Rockabilly Truth • Daydreamin' • Honky Tonk Groove • Twelve-Bar Blues in E • Twelve-Bar Blues in A • Twenty-Four Bar Blues in G • Twelve-Bar Very Slow Swing in G • The Hindenburg Medley

Author:Ralph Agresta
Publisher or Producer:Music Sales America
Product#:HL14016860
Format:Book & CD
$25.95

Authored by Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement & Will Schmid, this innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style. The method consists of two instruction books and two cross-referenced supplement books that offer the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style. Now available with CD! Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off.

Author:Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement, Will Schmid
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00695101
Format:Book & CD
$10.95

A collection of 29 folk and bluegrass songs selected to aid the beginning baritone uke player in playing strums suitable for diverse time signatures and tempos. Includes chord diagrams for the principal chords in each key plus instruction on tuning and playing position. An ideal follow-up to Fun with the Baritone Uke.

Author:William Bay
Publisher or Producer:Mel Bay Publications
Product#:MB93356
Format:Book
$25.40

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! A DVD with iPod-compatible video is provided for the visual learner, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method—the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.

Author:Morty Manus, Ron Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-28374
Format:Book & CD
$8.90

A modern approach for guitar teachers and students who prefer rock, folk, country and blues music included in their course of study.

Author:Alfred d'Auberge, Morton Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-316
Format:Book
$8.90

A modern approach for guitar teachers and students who prefer rock, folk, country and blues music included in their course of study.

Author:Alfred d'Auberge, Morton Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-317
Format:Book
$31.75

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method—the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

This complete edition combines all of the essential instructional material from Books 1, 2, and 3 of Alfred's Basic Guitar Method. Written in standard notation, it guides guitarists through the basics of playing the guitar using rock, blues, country, and folk music. In addition, techniques such as bending, sliding, the hammer-on, and the pull-off are covered. This package contains a CD to make learning even easier.

Author:Morty Manus, Ron Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-28383
Format:Book & CD
$12.70

The guitarist's guide to mastering the blues. Learn the concepts, techniques and theory specific to the blues, and apply them to both lead and rhythm guitar playing. Licks in the styles of legendary blues guitarists like Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, and John Lee Hooker are explored in detail. Book: 96 pages. DVD running time: 1 hour 31 minutes.

Author:David Hamburger
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-4479
Format:Book
$12.70

This book is great for the musician who knows the basics of blues guitar and is ready to take the next step. After a quick review of the fundamentals, the topics include blues fills and phrasing techniques, non-scale tones, chord extensions and substitutions, R&B, funk blues and more. The final section is devoted to licks in the styles of master blues guitarists. All music is shown in standard notation and TAB, and the CD demonstrates the examples in the book. 96 pages.

Author:Matt Smith
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-4480
Format:Book
$22.85

This advanced volume in the comprehensive method for blues guitarists is also great for rock players who want to develop a blues edge. Covers theory from blues scales, composite scales, and the Mixolydian mode to arpeggio superimpositions and the 8-bar blues, with examples of gospel blues, minor blues and others. Also contains licks in the styles of blues masters such as Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Freddie King, B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and many others. All music is shown in standard notation and TAB. 144 pages.

Author:Wayne Riker
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-4482
Format:Book
$8.90

Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. Available separately (item #18115), the CD includes dynamic recordings of each song in Books 1-3 of this series.

TITLE COMPOSER
A Neat Beat Martha Mier (composer)
Don't Wanna' Leave You Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Downright Happy Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Hallelujah! Martha Mier (composer)
Just Struttin' Along Martha Mier (composer)
Ol' Rockin' Chair Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Ragtime Do-Si-Do Martha Mier (composer)
Seventh Street Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Sneaky Business Martha Mier (composer)
Surfboard Boogie Martha Mier (composer)

Composer:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-6642
Format:Book
$8.90

Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. Available separately (item #18115), the CD includes dynamic recordings of each song in Books 1-3 of this series.

TITLE COMPOSER
Beach Buggy Boogie Martha Mier (composer)
Clarinet Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Jelly Bean Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Lazy Days Martha Mier (composer)
Misty Night Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Red Rose Rendezvous Martha Mier (composer)
Slippin' Around Martha Mier (composer)
Wild Honeysuckle Rag Martha Mier (composer)

Composer:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-6643
Format:Book