Instructional Books

  • My First Blues Guitar Picking Songs

    My First Blues Guitar Picking Songs

    My First Blues Guitar Picking Songs

    Level: Ultra Beginner or current guitar player wanting to learn note reading

    Book with CD

    This book and accompanying audio are the perfect primer for anyone interested in learning blues guitar played with a pick. An addition to Steve Kaufman's "My First" series, the book starts the student from the very beginning. Basic chords and notation are presented, progressing to blues strumming patterns and lines. Lessons also cover blues scales, tablature, I-IV-V chords and more. The book is perfect for anyone interested in learning blues guitar, and experienced tab readers who wish to learn standard notation.

    Here's the Contents and the Songs you will soon be picking:

    About the Author
    Introduction to My First Blues Guitar Picking Songs
    Holding Your Guitar
    Fretting the Notes
    Counting the Strings and Parts of the Guitar
    Your First Chords - C and G7
    Strumming Our First Songs
    8 Bar Blues
    Blue Monday
    The Old Grey Mare
    Two New Chords - G and D7
    12 Bar Blues
    New Chords - D and A7
    My Woman
    New Chords A and E7
    New Rhythm Pattern
    Frankie and Johnny
    Your First Notes - E, F, G, C and D
    New Chord F
    The Ain't Nothin' Going on Blues
    New Notes - G, A and B
    Let's Talk Timing
    Freight Train
    New Notes - D, E and Bf
    New Chord C7
    Eighth Notes and Dotted Eighth Notes
    The Big Ol' Heifer Blues
    New Notes - Low C and Ef
    The Sea Blues
    The Sea Blues - Double the Fun!
    New Notes - G, A and B
    Sharps, Flats and Naturals
    Key of A - 2nd Position
    16th Notes and Hammer Ons
    New Notes - Low E and F
    New Chords E and B7
    New Timing
    Understanding the Blues Scale
    12 Bar Blues Progression
    Using the Blues Scale With Several Chord Progressions
    Chord Charts - All Your Basic Major, Minor and 7th Chords
    E Blues, Bends and Hammer Ons
    1st and 2nd Endings
    Reading Tablature
    Most of the Notes On The Guitar
    Using Tablature
    I'm a Stranger Here
    Slides and Triplets
    12 Bars of Blues
    E Bluze with Double Stops
    The Last Blues
    Steve Kaufman's Discography

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