Start playing the blues and jam like the all-time greats! This addition to the bestselling 'For Dummies' series lets you recreate the sounds of the blues masters - without reading music!
Covering a variety of blues styles–from acoustic to electric, from Mississippi Delta and Chicago to blues rock–it shows step by step how to play blues scales, chords, riffs, progressions, and solos. Filled with charts, photos, musical examples from blues masters, and tips on equipment selection and care, the book also features a companion CD with play-along exercises, songs, riffs, chords, and MP3 files.
Discover how to:
- Select the right guitar and accessories
- Develop correct hand position and posture
- Explore acoustic and electric styles
- Tune your axe
- Play like a pro and improvise leads.