In this series for the intermediate guitarist, John Fahey teaches a wide variety of instrumental solos. Critics have called John's style American Primitive Guitar. The book includes tablature and notation with three compact discs featuring note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction. LESSON ONE: A general discussion of pattern picking and the use of the alternate bass. qIn Christ There Is No East Or West, q qTake A Look At That Babyq and qSome Summer Day.q LESSON TWO: One of John's most requested multi-sectioned composition is qIndian Pacific Railroad Blues, q also known as qBeverley.q This tune demonstrates how John composes in the fingerpicking idiom. Also taught is another very requested and imitated instrumental, John's qThe Last Steam Engine Train.q LESSON THREE: qWhen The Springtime Comes Againq and qThe Approaching Of The Disco Void.q A discussion of improvisational ideas in relationship to fingerstyle compositions concludes this lesson.In this series for the intermediate guitarist, John Fahey teaches a wide variety of instrumental solos. Critics have called Johna#39;s style American Primitive Guitar.
|Title||:||American Primitive Guitar|
|Publisher||:||Mel Bay Publications - 2002-03-01|