A young man once climbed onto the stage at a Frank Zappa concert to ask how Zappa used his Wah-Wah pedal. The young man was later identified as world-famous guitarist Jimi Hendrix who, along with Eric Clapton, Larry Carlton and Jimmy Page, was soon using the Wah-Wah effect intensively in his own work. Still used by current Guitar heroes such as Slash, Steve Vai and Kirk Hammett, the pedal produces one of the effects most desired by electric guitarists.
With companies like Dunlop, Morley and Budda bringing out new pedals every year, it is astonishing that a comprehensive guide to playing the Electric Guitar with Wah-Wah has not yet been produced. This is where Neue Schule Für E-Gitarre + Wah Wah comes in. Even without the Wah-Wah sections, this book is a sophisticated guide to playing the Electric Guitar.
Written by Uwe Naboreits, who studied at GIT in Los Angeles before founding his own music school, Neue Schule Für E-Gitarre + Wah Wah covers all of the basics of using a Wah-Wah and includes a variety of grooves and patterns to learn. A form of notation for the Wah-Wah has also been developed especially for this book, clearly showing the dynamics of the sounds produced by the pedal.