Rikky Rooksby: Songs And Solos - Creating The Right Solo For Every Song (Book/CD)

Books | Guitar

Publisher: Backbeat Books
Format: Books | Reference

A well-turned solo can transform your song into something special, as demonstrated by such greats as The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen and Jimi Hendrix.

Songs And Solos: Creating The Right Solo For Every Song will teach songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material to stand out.

Based on the study of nearly 900 songs from six decades of great music, this informative guidebook explains the musical role played by solos and illustrates which notes work over any chord sequence, while offering a comprehensive range of hints and tips for creating instrumental breaks that will enhance any song.

The accompanying CD includes no fewer than 42 sample solos in a range of styles and moods. Separate backing tracks are provided for the reader to work with and play over.

For songwriting guitarists, the book goes beyond mere instrumental technique to demonstrate how lead Guitar can be made to serve a song rather than simply decorating it. Songs And Solos: Creating The Right Solo For Every Song also explores the wide range of other instruments that can be used to create really stunning solos.

ISBN: 9781617131035
Published on: 14 August 2014
No of pages: 272
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00333750