Joe Deloro's Blues Rock Road Trip 2

Take a 1-4-5, crank up the drive, blow long improvised solos and you've got a few of the necessary ingredients to start working on your blues-rock bag. But that's just the beginning - everything else you need can be found in Deloro's original Blues Rock Road Trip and Blues Rock Road Trip 2, Deloro's newly updated, eye-opening, ear-bending intensive study program focused solely on riff construction and applications.

Video Introduction

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About the Guitar Lesson Plan

Interactive Video Guitar Instruction

Blues Rock Road Trip 2 box artAt the core of virtually every killer blues rock tune is a solid and memorable "riff." Riffs, not to be confused with solos or melodies, serve as either the driving rhythmic figures of a tune, or as the thematic building block for its featured solo. In either case, riffs are as critical to the composition or solo as the "hook" itself. Could you imagine Suzie Q, Bad Sign, La Grange, One Way Out, Superstitious, Elizabeth Reed, Whole Lotta Love or Abracadabra without their signature riffs?!

Blues Rock Road Trip 2 is all about the construction and application of blues rock riffs for soloing, improvisation and composition. Having transcribed and studied literally thousands of riffs, licks and solos, Joe Deloro is a bona fide expert in the signature stylings of every important blues rock player. In short, Deloro is a walking encyclopedia of riffs, their origins and their applications.

You'll work through 40 original "riffs" styled after Joe Walsh, Steve Miller, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Dickie Betts, Duane Allman, ZZ Top, Jimmy Page, John Lee Hooker, Clarence White, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, Albert King, B.B. King, Jeff Beck, James Burton and Stevie Ray Vaughan to name just a few.

Demonstrating each riff over an accompanying practice rhythm track, Deloro will step you through the riff's construction, application and variations. As you play your way through the course, you'll develop a diverse vocabulary of tasty riffs and cultivate your ability to form original ideas for 8, 12 and 16 bar solos.

Whether you're interested in spicing up your solos or composing hit blues rock tunes, Blues Rock Road Trip 2 will serve as an indispensable reference and study program

Blues Rock Road Trip 2 features 105 video lessons, text overviews, practice rhythm tracks, standard notation and interactive Power Tab so that you can "see" and "hear" the tab and notation played out at any tempo.

TrueFire's video lesson player features PIP, full-screen, slo-mo, looping and other handy controls.

About Your Instructor

Joe Deloro

Joe DeloroTrueFire Educator Joe Deloro enjoys exploring a variety of acoustic and electric guitar styles.

Along the way he's arranged numerous guitar transcription books for Warner Bros. Music Publications and Hal Leonard Corporation. Featured artists include: B.B. King, Led Zeppelin, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Eagles, Rod Stewart, Van Morrison, and Rush.

As a writer, his instructional articles and CD lessons have appeared in Guitar Player, How To Play Guitar, Premier Guitar, and Acoustic Guitar magazines.

In addition, he has also been invovlved in multimedia as an author, arranger, and narrator for the award-winning UBI Soft Entertainment CD-Roms: Plugged-In, and Songs of Lennon & McCartney.

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What you Get:

Video software (Windows and Mac) with TrueFire's Lesson Player, PIP, full-screen, looping, slow motion, plus...

  • - 166 Minutes of Video
  • - Practice Rhythm Tracks
  • - Text Commentary
  • - Tab
  • - Notation
  • - Power Tab


Early Intermediate through Advanced

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