leonard wrote:I would suggest buying the lessons from this guy. You can buy all his lessons for about 45-50 bucks and they are worth every penny. He covers primarily, rock, blues, country, and blue grass guitar. Covers bass, piano, lap steel, banjo and some others also - if you are so inclined.
MP173 wrote:Suggestions are wanted for resuming [guitar].
guitarguy wrote:I'll be on stage tonight and tomorrow playing in a local club and having a blast doing it (as always). Not to mention making a tidy sum for doing it!
Jay69 wrote:leonard wrote:I would suggest buying the lessons from this guy. You can buy all his lessons for about 45-50 bucks and they are worth every penny. He covers primarily, rock, blues, country, and blue grass guitar. Covers bass, piano, lap steel, banjo and some others also - if you are so inclined.
Damm, I'm going to pick this up for myself, thanks for the link.
I may get flamed for this one but I love how he hates TAB!
leonard wrote:As to the comment on rhythm guitar - every guitarist should strive to be a rhythm player.
Whiggish Boffin wrote:If you're secure with changing chords without stopping, playing while singing, reading music a bit -- these books will stretch you some:
Mickey Baker's Jazz Guitar
Lesson 1 is fingerings for fifty weird altered chords that you can move up and down the neck. Then, chord progressions. Then, arpeggios and solos. Even if jazz guitar isn't your thing, you'll find yourself listening to other stuff and realizing "That's how they did that!"
(Baker was the Mickey of Mickey & Sylvia who had a 1956 hit, "Love Is Strange". He was a prolific session player, and you've heard him hundreds of times without knowing it. He died 27 Nov. 2012, age 87, in Toulouse, France.)
Ted Greene's Modern Chord Progressions
It's fruitful to switch beftween Baker and Greene. Greene covers the same general territory, but assumes a less-advanced student, and explains more theory than Baker. Greene's bibliography of music-theory and sight-reading books will take you as far as you want to go.
These books will teach you a lot about how songs are built:
The Beatles: Complete Scores
Elvis Costello: A Singing Dictionary
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