Allan Holdsworth: Just For The Curious

Books and CDs | Guitar

Publisher: I.M.P.
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
One of the most influential musicians of our time, discusses his unique approach to scales, chords and improvising. Beginning with a complete discussion of 15 different scales, Allan shows how he derives his extraordinary chord voicings from these scales and how you can begin developing your own unique chordal sounds.

In addition, five songs: Proto Cosmos, Looking Glass, The Things You See, Zone, and the solo guitar piece House of Mirrors are all fully transcribed. All music is written in standard notation and tablature.

ISBN: 9780769220154
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 28 February 2002
No of pages: 78
Language: English
Catalogue No: 0769220150
 
     
       

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        5
        Allan Holdsworth is a guitar genius and is a giant in the world of music. This book offers insight into his strange technique and different ways of thinking about the guitar. Allan is not bound by major scales and modes but sees his guitar as a whole in all positions. This book is not for the faint hearted nor is for a beginner. This book explains the guitar, how he sees it and encourages you to think well outside the box of standard thinking. It also has excellent transcriptions of his tunes.
        Ryan - (CarrickFergus, United Kingdom)

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