| New York guitarist,
producer and top-notch educator Jeff McErlain shows you how to pull your blues apart
and put them back together again so they're hotter, more fluid and far more
exciting to play. Blues has been evolving since before Muddy Waters and
Howlin' Wolf cut their first sides, and Jeff delves deep into the fretboard
to reveal the genetic code and evolution of blues-based rockers from Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page
and Jimi Hendrix to David Grissom, Scott Henderson and Michael Landau,
revealing more than just a few of his own favorite innovations along the
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Blues-Rock Evolution, you'll
learn how to apply the Mixolydian and Dorian modes to blues, discover how
double-stops and the open position can fire up your playing,
score dozens of
moves to accelerate your rhythm playing, find out how the vibrato bar can
lend depth and emotion to your soloing, work with updated techniques for hybrid grip picking, hammer-ons, pull-offs,
bends and double-stop bends, and get a serious education in achieving great
tone out of your rig.
If you play blues or
rock or both, you know how important it is to develop your own voice on the
guitar. Blues-Rock Evolution gives you the knowledge to take the next
step in your own evolution as a musician.
Evolution is optimized for solid intermediate to early-advanced players
and is presented across 2 CD-ROMs (Windows and Mac compatible), features 40
full-length video lessons, text overviews, practice tracks, standard
notation and interactive Power Tab so you can "see" and "hear" the tab and
notation played out at any tempo. TrueFire's video lesson player features
zoom, frame advance, looping and other instructional functions.
blues rock instrumentals are broken up into four rhythm and four solo
lessons. 40 video lessons in all.
rhythm lessons demonstrate the parts, then presents variations, extra licks
solo lessons demonstrate the solos, then breaks them down note-by-note, with
pair of lessons (rhythm and solo) feature a corresponding backing track to
descriptions provide overviews of the tune along with background on the
style and technique employed.
Power Tab is included so you can see, hear and slow down tablature and
"delves deep into the
fretboard to reveal the genetic code and evolution of blues-based rockers
from Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix to David Grissom"