Top educator and avant-jazz/rock guitarist Chris Buono presents his hand-picked collection of 50 rock guitar licks you MUST know. Buono's handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques takes you across a wide variety of contemporary rock styles to help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary that you'll need to unleash powerful solos and take your rock guitar playing to the next level.
You'll learn note targeting, intervallic lines, sweep picking, whammy-bar techniques, effective movement from one position to another, controlling pinch harmonics and how to artfully move between major and minor tonalities when soloing. Chris will clue you in on the secrets of playing effectively in the upper registers along with other insider tips like three-note per string concepts and tremolo picking. You will learn open position riffs, when to rely on repetition, hybrid picking and how to spruce up solos with double stops.
Chris also covers style-specific riffs that cover rockabilly, Southern rock and jam band feels, as well as how to incorporate exotic scales into your guitar vocabulary. Buono breaks down all of these advanced concepts into versatile, easy-to-apply licks that you can use in almost any rock setting.
Mastering 50 Rock Licks You MUST Know will give you the skills and confidence to tear it up within any rock style, from blues to rockabilly, metal to prog — you too will be able to burn like the masters!