(Musicians Institute Press). This guide to playing modern and traditional electric country lead guitar includes access to audio demo tracks online for download or streaming. Topics covered include: pentatonic and other scales * string bending * hybrid picking * chicken pickin' * flatpicking * pickin' on the low strings * steel guitar * double stops * triad basics * banjo rolls * open-string cascades * cow jazz * intros and endings. Includes standard notation and tablature.
(Guitar Educational). Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Country volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard noation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus audio tracks featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of country guitar styles and techniques are covered, including: open-chord licks, rhythm techniques, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, double-stop licks, triple-stop licks, standard bends, pedal-steel bends, Travis picking, hybrid picking, fingerstyle country, chord embellishments, and more! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(At a Glance). A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience at an amazingly affordable price! Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Country Guitar At a Glance features four lessons, including: Country Rhythm Guitar, Country Lead Guitar, Chicken Pickin, and Pedal Steel Licks. Includes 17 songs: Bullish Boogie * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Good Lookin' * Mountain Music * Please, Please Baby * Sixteen Tons * Wildwood Flower * and more.
(Guitar Book). From Merle Travis and Chet Atkins to Vince Gill and Brad Paisley, this book/CD pack offers an inside look at the genesis of country guitar. Provides solo transcriptions in notes & tab, lessons on how to play them, guitarist bios, equipment notes, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every solo in the book, and features Amazing Slow Downer software so Mac and PC users can adjust the recordings to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: Country Boy * Foggy Mountain Special * Folsom Prison Blues * Hellecaster Theme * Hello Mary Lou * I've Got a Tiger by the Tail * The Only Daddy That Will Walk the Line * Please, Please Baby * Sugarfoot Rag * and more.
In this book, New York-based studio musician and in-demand clinician Matt Smith opens his bag of tricks and tells all. Matt demystifies topics such as chord progressions, ""cool notes"" in solos, harp scales, harmonics, improvisation, alternate tunings, blues, rock, acoustic and much more. His unique and creative approaches to composition, soloing and mastering the fretboard will inspire and motivate you to reach new levels of musicianship and self-confidence in your playing. Matt Smith gives you the tools you need to improve your guitar chops in this fun-to-read and easy-to-use book---a must for all guitarists.
(Guitar Educational). Here is a comprehensive stylistic breakdown of country guitar techniques from the past 50 years. Drawing inspiration from the timelessly innovative licks of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, Albert Lee, Vince Gill, Brent Mason and Brad Paisley, the near 90 musical examples within these pages will hone your left and right hands with technical string-bending and rolling licks while sharpening your knowledge of the thought process behind creating your own licks, and why and when to play them. Whether you're an intermediate-level player wanting to add chicken pickin' flavors to your jazz lines or a rocker interested in dressing up your licks with chromatic sophistication and hybrid picking techniques, turn off the distortion, switch to your brightest pickup, and bring on the twang! Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary
(Guitar Method). This book uses real country songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead country guitar in the style of Chet Atkins, James Burton, Albert Lee, Merle Travis, and many others. Lessons include: Chords, Scales and Licks * Common Progressions and Riffs * Carter Style and Travis Picking * Steel Licks, String Bending and Vibrato * Standard Notation and Tablature * and much more! Songs include: Could I Have This Dance * Green Green Grass of Home * I Fall to Pieces * Satin Sheets * Yakety Sax * and more. This edition also includes 99 full-band tracks for demonstration and play along. The audio files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. They also include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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(Easy Guitar). Easy arrangements with tab for 50 all-American country classics, including: Act Naturally * All My Ex's Live in Texas * Boot Scootin' Boogie * Crazy * Elvira * Faded Love * Folsom Prison Blues * For the Good Times * Friends in Low Places * Georgia on My Mind * Hey, Good Lookin' * King of the Road * Lucille * Rocky Top * Sixteen Tons * Take Me Home, Country Roads * There's a Tear in My Beer * You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma * Your Cheatin' Heart * and more.
(Bass Instruction). An introduction to country bass for electric or upright players. This book/CD pack is an insider's look at country bass playing on stage and in the studio. The book includes lessons and music in the style of Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzel, Marty Stuart, David Ball, and more. The CD includes 35 songs with full band backing. You'll learn classic and modern country bass lines, how to be a studio bassist, how to read music with the Nashville Number System, and more! A killer country primer.' Bass Player magazine