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Complete Rock Guitar Book
Book+CD+DVD Mike Christiansen

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The most complete and thorough reference book on rock guitar. Contains detailed teaching on licks, breaks, and fills, playing rhythm patterns and styles, lead scales for soloing, and tricks for building speed and adding color to improvisation. In notation and tablature. The companion CD is a stereo play-along recording featuring the terrific guitar stylings of Mike Christiansen backed by a rock rhythm section. The CD is well over 60 minutes and features excerpts from most of the musical selections presented in the book. Also includes a DVD with 115 minutes of video.
Contents

Explanation of Notation
Explanation of Special Notation
Time Values
Strumming Notation
Section One/Rhythm Guitar
Introduction
I - Strum Patterns
II - First-Position Power Chords
III - Moveable Power Chords
IV - Combining Power Chords and Bass Notes
V - Combining Power Chords and Scales
VI - Barre Chords
VII - The Blues
VIII - Rock Comping
IX - Arpeggio-Style Accompaniment
X - Doubling the Bass Line
XI - Single-String Rhythms
XII - Four-String Chords and Inversions
Chord Reference Section
Section Two/Lead Scales
Introduction
I - Slurs
II - Minor Pentatonic Scale (Sixth-String Root)
III - Sequences
IV - Minor Pentatonic Scale (Fifth-String Root)
V - Major Pentatonic Scale (Sixth-String Root)
VI - Major Pentatonic Scale (Fifth-String Root)
VII - Relative Major and Minor Scales
VIII - Blues Scale
IX - Dorian Mode
Section Three/Licks
Introduction
I - Licks for Minor Chords
II - Licks for Seventh Chords
III - Licks for Another Seventh-Chord Pattern
IV - Licks for One More Seventh-Chord Pattern
V - Licks for Minor Seventh Chords
VI - Licks for Major Chords
VII - Licks for Another Major Chord Pattern
VIII - Combining Scales and Licks
Section Four/Tricks
Introduction
I - Vibrato
II - Double Stops
III - Harmonics
IV - The Whammy Bar (Vibrato Bar)
V - Arpeggios
VI - Tapping
Rhythm Tracks