Arranger SLIDE GUITAR
Composer ROOKSBY, RIKKY
Voicing/Instrument BLUES METHOD W/CD
Publisher MUSIC SALES CORPORATION
Contents Include: Slide guitar is an essential technique for blues-based music and many other styles of playing. Now you can achieve the same professional effects as top blues guitarists Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, and Robert Johnson, and capture also the expressive sounds of leading rock players. This book will introduce you to the famous 'bottleneck' and show you how to set up your instrument for slide playing. Tuning adjustments, string damping and vibrato techniques are all explained and in no time you will be playing great single note melodies. You'll quickly move on to chordal playing using film and television soundtracks. Venture next into the wonderful world of 'open tunings' and learn patterns and phrases which you can use again and again in your own music!