Rock Guitar 101 for Beginners DVD

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Rock Guitar 101 is an incredible one-stop DVD for beginners providing over 70 minutes of instruction on all the basic skills you need to play rock guitar!

Your Instructor is Andy Aledort, a longtime contributor to Guitar World magazine and the author and producer of literally hundreds of artist transcriptions, books and instructional DVDs, Andy Aledort has influenced and inspired guitarists around the world for decades.

Chapter Listing:

Chapter 1 – The open strings; tuning up:  fretting method; tuning up:  harmonic method; chord frames; E major chord; open-position cowboy chords; the "caged" system; F chord.

Chapter 2 – Rhythmic slashes; whole note; half note; quarter note; eighth note; rhythm exercises.

Chapter 3 – Open-position minor chords; combining first-position minor and major chords.

Chapter 4 – Other chord types; dominant seventh and minor seventh; suspended chords; suspended fourths; suspended seconds.

Chapter 5 - Using a capo.

Chapter 6 – Barre chords; sixth-string root barre chords; fifth-string root barre chords; fourth-string root barre chords; sixth-string root barre chord types; firfth-string root barre chord types; four-string root barre chord types; combining barre chord types.

Chapter 7 – Power chords.

Chapter 8 –Combining power chords with single-note riffs; combining power chords and pedal tones; "galloping" rhythms;

Chapter 9 – Reading single not phrases; scale studies; E minor pentatonic; E major scale; E minor pentatonic scale studies; articulation:  hammer-ons and pull-offs; C major scale studies; alternate picking; A minor pentatonic; A major pentatonic, sixth-string root; D major pentatonic, fifth-string root.

Chapter 10 - String bending; vibrato.

Chapter 11 –How to play the blues; the "shuffle" rhythm; blues soloing styles; key of E; key of A. 

Please note: This product includes a PDF booklet on the DVD and can be retrieved by opening the DVD on your computer.


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