Texas blues dates back as far as the early 1900's but this collection of 50 licks focuses on the Texas blues scene that exploded on to the mainstream in the late 60's and early 70's. Heavily influenced by southern rock, blues-rock, slide and a dash of jazz, this modern style of Texas blues features the heavy use of memorable electric guitar riffs, blazing solos, exciting rhythm patterns and tasty turnarounds, all of which are showcased in this handpicked collection of 50 Texas Blues Licks You MUST Know.
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Artists like Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, his brother Jimmy Vaughan and the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Johnny Winter, Freddie King, Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top, T-Bone Walker and Eric Johnson are all synonymous with the style along with many other notable guitarists.
No one has a better grip on Texas blues guitar, and no one is better qualified to take you on this Texas blues learning adventure than Corey Congilio. Corey dug deep and wide to compile this perfectly balanced collection of turnarounds, rhythm patterns, progressions and artist-inspired lickage. You'll learn how to apply techniques and melodic devices like major-minor pentatonic phrases, octaves, double and triple-stops, repetitive phrases, pre-bends, half and full bends, intervallic leaps, hammer-ons, pull-offs, muting, scratches, rakes and many more of the essentials required to play authentic Texas blues electric guitar.
50 Texas Blues Licks You MUST Know has it all and much more; these 50 licks, rhythm patterns and turnarounds will round out your Texas blues bag with enough solid material to keep you sounding fresh and distinctive in any musical setting be it jams with the buds, cover band work, and even writing your own original compositions.
About Your Instructor
One of the most popular TrueFire Educators, Corey Congilio has found a niche working with artists who bring him song fragments and ideas. Through assessing the artist's needs and influences, Corey is able to develop, compose, arrange and produce the music from the ground up while still preserving the artist's vision. A multi-instrumentalist, Corey often plays everything on an artist's demos including but not limited to banjo, mandolin, resophonic guitar, and bass. He also is a professionally trained vocalist and is able to provide harmony vocals for his clients. Currently Corey is recording an EP of his original material which is slated for a 2012 release as well as writing, recording and touring nationally with recording artist, the Joe Zelek Band. He also is a product specialist for Fishman Acoustic Amplification.
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