100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar is a beautiful, easy-to-read hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy. The binding allows it to lie open flat for easy reference during practice. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and enthusiasts alike. With chapters on intro riffs, verse riffs, and chorus riffs, guitarists will learn to build out a song like a professional. The fills can help smooth out the music to sound polished and perfect. Different types of music like blues, classic rock, heavy metal, progressive, alternative rock, and fusion will catch the ear of any musician. This book has been written with just one objective in mind: to turn reders into proficient rock guitarists. It achieves this through an in-depth analysis of the six most important styles in rock today. Work through the book and you'll be a vastly different player by the time you've finished it: fully "schooled up" and ready to rock like a pro.
Masters of Rhythm Guitar
Author: Joachim Vogel
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
"This book and CD set presents rhythm concepts and techniques for rock, blues, soul, funk, reggae, jazz and country guitar. It includes more than 200 grooves in the styles of Scott Moore, Keith Richards, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Stevens, James Hetfield, Prince, Bob Marley and other famous guitarists. The aim of this book is to expand the player's repertoire of authentic rhythm grooves in a number of popular styles. Using examples of playing styles of various influential guitarists, the author illustrates their characteristic sounds, playing techniques and harmonic approaches. This, combined with background information and a discography, will provide you with a comprehensive view of the work of each guitarist. This book should serve as a reference work which you can draw on as you need or choose to. In notation and tablature."
A method that looks at the way the legendary Frank Gambale solos over chordal harmonies. It shows how to use simple musical materials to create sophisticated solos. Book II covers the last two chordal types and includes a 70-minute recording.
Leo Fender launched the Stratocaster electric guitar in 1954, as an upgrade to his revolutionary Telecaster. The 'Strat' - streamlined, chrome-plated, efficient, fast and sexy - soon gained icon status. This practical 'how to' manual focuses on the 'Strat'.
Arpeggios for Guitar
Author: Don Latarski
Publisher: Alfred Music
Shows each arpeggio in five positions in a simple diagram format. For every arpeggio the corresponding chord form and scale pattern are also shown. Covers all forms of the major, minor, and dominant 7th type chords.
Jam with Van Halen
Author: Van Halen
Publisher: Warner Bros. Publications
These guitar workshops are powerful learning tools that will help extend your stockpile of licks and fills and help develop your improvisational skills. Features play-along songs in standard notation and tab, and on the CD with and without guitar parts. Titles are: Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love * Runnin' with the Devil * You Really Got Me * Somebody Get Me a Doctor * Jump * Panama * Why Can't This Be Love * Right Now.
Author: Sol Yurick
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
The basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the 1960s. Every gang in the city meets on a sweltering July 4 night in a Bronx park for a peace rally. The crowd of miscreants turns violent after a prominent gang leader is killed and chaos prevails over the attempt at order. The Warriors follows the Dominators making their way back to their home territory without being killed. The police are prowling the city in search of anyone involved in the mayhem. An exhilarating novel that examines New York City teenagers, left behind by society, who form identity and personal strength through their affiliation with their "family," The Warriors weaves together social commentary with ancient legends for a classic coming-of-age tale. This edition includes a new introduction by the author.
Author: Dave Finley