How to Play Blues Guitar: Easy to Read, Easy to Play; Basics, Styles & Examples.pdf
"How to Play Blues Guitar" contains everything for the beginner and exploring guitarist about the music that forms the basis of all modern popular songs. Highly practical, it leads you from the basics of how to strum, pick and play simple chords, through the various elements of playing rhythm and melodies, to more complicated styles and tunings. There more to the Blues than just playing three chords, and this book will help you with further techniques from slurs to harmonics, and a section on performing with others. The clear text is accompanied by tons of photos and diagrams, a useful chord finder, examples of scales and modes, a glossary and further reading.
Alan Brown is a former member of the Scottish National Orchestra. He now works as a freelance musician, with several leading UK orchestras, and as a consultant in music and IT. Alan has had several compositions published, developed a set of music theory CD-Roms, co-written a series of Bass Guitar Examination Handbooks and worked on over 100 further titles. Jake Jackson is writer, editor or contributor to over 20 music books, including "The Beginner's Guide to Reading Music", "How to Play Classic Riffs" and "Play Flamenco".