No other style of popular music demands such guitaristic mastery of right and left-hand techniques as does country guitar and that's why so many blues, jazz and even rock guitarists beg, borrow and steal techniques and licks from the master of country guitar. As with any musical style, studying its history and evolution is key to its understanding and proficiency. So, grab your guitar and jump on Jason Loughlin’s time machine – he’ll guide you through the history of country music across the fretboards of 34 country guitar masters in 50 Country Masters Licks You MUST Know.
Jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton and Larry Coryell collaborated on Duster back in ’67 evoking wider use of the term ‘jazz rock’ and stimulating broader appreciation for what was then a very fresh-sounding new genre that fused jazz and rock. Coryell can certainly be credited with attracting guitarists from both sides of the fence to the jazz rock scene but Miles Davis’ highly improvisational Bitches Brew with John McLaughlin (recorded in ’69) blew minds and made jazz rock history. Listen carefully and you can hear Miles snapping fingers to set tempos, assigning solos to players and whispering direction such as, “Keep it tight.”
50 of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest licks you must know The path from pentatonic sameness to heavy jazzed blues cat-itude often appears strewn with mystifying theoretical explanations and effete bossa renditions of "The Days of Wine and Roses." Feh! David Hamburger's 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You MUST Know cuts right to the chase, offering up some of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest ways to navigate through any shuffle, boogaloo, minor blues or jazz-blues chord changes.
Guitar Lab's innovative learning systems employ a hands-on approach where students "play" their way through the curriculum using learning tools such as POP video, practice rhythm tracks, and interactive tab and notation, which allows the student to play along with the tab and notation, at any tempo, without change in pitch.
Learn how to play 50 tasty blues-rock licks inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan.
One part rock, one part blues, a dash of country, two or three guitarists and a bottle of whiskey. Southern Rock exploded on the scene in the 70’s and is still going strong today. Will Sophie’s 50 Southern Rock Licks You MUST Know captures the very essence of this Americana phenomena. You’ll also have a blast in the shed with Will’s curriculum — especially working out all of the two-guitar harmonized parts that he’s very appropriately included.
Your buddy dragged you along that Saturday night. The stadium was packed and the crowd was growing restless as the stage lit up and the dude plugged in. The first few notes from his guitar sent a mad rush down your spine; the following notes arrested your ears and blew your mind for a solid hour. That was the night you first experienced an instrumental rock performance and swore, come hell or high water, you'd learn to play like that one day. Thanks to Neil Zaza, that day has come.
There's no hiding behind a slow blues. That's the bad news. The good news is you don't need fancy fretwork, blazing technique, nuclear effect racks, or a giant Marshall wall to pull it off either. All you need is soul, a pair of good ears and a versatile vocabulary of slow blues lines and moves. You bring the former to the table and Anthony Stauffer will deliver the latter in this collection of 50 Slow Blues Licks You MUST Know.