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Taught by Tokio Uchida

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¥These six CD lessons are taught by Tokio Uchida known as the writer of "real acoustic guitar/ Country Blues"(Rittor Music), etc.. In each lesson, he performes some demonstrations and carefully explains the fingering, variations and so on. The lessons given slowly phrase by phrase are as if you have lessons of TAB guitar school at home! (taught in Japanese)

¥In this series of six CDs, various fingerpicking blues guitar styles like monotonic & alternating bass, shuffle & boogie-woogie, Delta blues, ragtime blues, etc. are taught as the guitar instrumentals.


<< CD 1 >> Monotonic Bass Style: This first lesson features the examples for which monotonic bass, a basic thumb backing approach, is used in the styles of Robert Johnson and of Mance Lipscomb. And also you'll learn the mute technique, the variation phrases of each song and the end tags in G & A, etc.. ¥"Love In Vain" Style ¥Mance Lipscomb's Monotonic G Play ¥"32-20 Blues" Style ¥Boogie Of Mance Lipscomb

<< CD 2 >> Alternating Bass Style: In the second lesson, you'll learn the examples for which alternating bass of Mississippi John Hurt are used. This lessson features the orthodox approach for which the normal positions are used in the key of C, the the unique approaches in C for which the fake bass trick are used and the characteristic approaches in the key of G & E. And also the end tag variations in C are featured. ¥J.Hurt's Happy Blues In C ¥"Spider Spider" Style ¥Here Am I, Oh Lord, Send Me ¥Nostalgia For Avalon

<< CD 3 >> Shuffle & Boogie-Woogie: This lesson features the suffle bass into which monotonic bass grew and the walking bass which is an adaptation of boogie. We'll explore some blues in E in detail, from Linghtnin Hopkins' pentatonic phrasing to unique ideas of Robert Johnson & Robert Jr.Lockwood. ¥Shuffle Of Lightnin' Hopkins ¥Bluse In E Of Robert Johnson & Lockwood

<< CD 4 >> Delta Blues: In the fourth lesson, you'll learn the unique Delta blues ideas and approaches from Charlie Patton's percussive pounding bass, the snapping bass and the struming to Skip James' haunting sound for which the minor tunig are used. ¥Pounding Blues Of Charley Patton ¥Haunting Blues Of Skip James ¥Crossnote Skippy Blues

<< CD 5 >> Ragtime Blues: In the fifth lesson, the guitar styles of two great ragtime bluesmen Blind Blake and Blind Boy Fuller are explored. The techniques like ultimate stumbling bass, single-note-passage variation, three-finger roll, etc. are explained in detail. ¥Rag For Blind Boy Fuller ¥Blind Blake's Stumbling Rag

<< CD 6 >> Advanced Blues Solos: Though Rev. Gary Davis and Lonnie Johnson differed from each other in thier sounds and approaches, both of them are the legendary bluesmen who could play the guitar at will. The sixth lesson features the guitar styles of this two greats and you'll learn the examples for which the syncopation and the improvisational passage are used. ¥Tribute To Rev.Gary Davis ¥Lnnie Johnson's Dazzling Blues

*64 page tab & music book (A4 size) with six 60-min CDs

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