With this book, my goal is to relate the scales with chords and rhythms rather than simply finding out solos or licks and having no concept how to use them. Great rhythm playing and understanding is essential to great soloing and vice versa. This comes through comprehending the relationship in between chords and scales. This book offers that essential structure.
The book is unique in the truth that each chapter is based around a various key signature and an open (includes unfretted notes), pattern of the pentatonic scale. There are 5 chapters covering the key signatures of E, A, D, G and C, and the 5 open ‘box patterns’ (scale patterns) of the pentatonic scale. Ultimately all the box patterns are covered, from the open strings to the fifteenth fret.
There is no endless scale practice or worthless licks to find out. Instead, each chapter starts with a chord progression, moves into various rhythm patterns originated from the chord development, and after that culminates with solos based upon the scale and crucial covered. These solos connect in with the chord development and rhythm patterns to form a total lesson for each chapter.
The book is progressive. Upon conclusion, the trainee will have a strong structure in blues guitar, and will understand the rhythm, lead connection.
The book is finest studied from beginning to end, without slighting any product. All theory is discussed in the easiest terms. There are fretboard diagrams for the scales, chord grids, and pictures of hand positions in addition to videos published on YouTube to aid in the knowing process.
It is best, but not essential, to have an understanding of barre and open chord shapes prior to beginning this course. All the chords have actually fretboard grids associated with them.
All the best and have fun. Music is a celebration. Take pleasure in!
Lorne K. Hemmerling