50 Essential Guitar Lessons: A Source of Tips, Licks and Tricks of the Trade to Vitalize Your Playing

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2009 - Music - 68 pages
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(Guitar Educational). This book/CD pack contains 50 must-know lessons for all guitarists, beginner to pro. Covers topics including: arpeggios, chords voicings, exotic scales, fills, fingerpicking, harmony and theory, pentatonic scales, soloing and so much more!
 

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Contents

FINGERBOARD NOTE NAMES
5
ADDING THE 9TH
6
EXTRA POWERFUL POWER CHORDS
7
FAMILIAR CHORDS IN UNFAMILIAR PLACES
8
MORE FAMILIAR CHORDS IN UNFAMILIAR PLACES
9
CLOSE VOICINGS WITH OPEN STRINGS
10
DIFFERENT VOICINGS OF THE SAME CHORD
11
DRIVING BASS
12
BENDING WITH DYADS AND TRIADS
34
SIXTHS
36
TRIAD ARPEGGIOS
38
MORE TRIAD ARPEGGIOS
39
SOLOING WITH ONE SCALE PER CHORD
40
SOLOING OVER A MINOR CHORD
41
STRING SKIPS
42
OPENSTRING LICKS
43

STRUMMING
14
SOULFUL FILLS
15
FINGERPICKING
16
MORE FINGERPICKING
17
EXPANDING YOUR HARMONIC VOCABULARY
18
APPLYING YOUR EXPANDED HARMONIC VOCABULARY
19
12BAR BLUES
20
MORE 12BAR BLUES
22
THE MINOR BLUES
23
SOLOING OVER THE MINOR BLUES
24
INVENTING PARTS FOR TWO GUITARS
26
CLASSICAL GUITAR
28
AGILITY DRILLS
29
PENTATONIC SCALES AND VARIATIONS
30
MINORMAJOR PENTATONIC CONVERSION
31
PENTATONIC LICKS
32
BENDING
33
SEQUENCES
44
MORE SEQUENCES
46
MELODIC INTERVALS
47
IMPROVISING WITH CHROMATIC NOTES
48
EXOTIC SCALES
49
HYBRID SCALES
51
CREATING RHYTHMIC DIVERSITY
52
RHYTHMIC GROUPINGS
53
CREATING MELODIC LINES THROUGH CHORD CHANGES
54
NATURAL HARMONICS
56
HARP HARMONICS
57
JAZZ HARMONY AND COMPING
59
JAZZ SOLOING
60
ETUDE
62
BIG ARPEGGIOS
64
SOLO GUITAR BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVES HAIR
66
GUITAR NOTATION LEGEND
68

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About the author (2009)

Ken Parille is an assistant professor of English at East Carolina University and the author of "Boys at Home: Discipline, Masculinity, and 'The Boy-Problem' in Nineteenth-Century American Literature".

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