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Hal Leonard Power Plucking - A Rocker's Guide to Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar - Book/CD   

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Acoustic fingerstyle lessons from a pop-rock standpoint.

If you're a rock player and the world of acoustic fingerstyle has always seemed foreign and hard to grasp, have no fear. The Power Plucking: A Rocker's Guide to Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar book and CD set teach the technique from a purely pop-rock standpoint with 100 musical examples recorded onto 99 CD tracks. You won't waste time here learning classical pieces you don't want to know. This instructional book concentrates its tutorials on the type of riffs you've heard from all your favorite artists, including Jimmy Page, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, John Lennon, Elliott Smith, John Frusciante, Eric Clapton, Ani DiFranco, Paul Simon, Lindsey Buckingham, Sarah McLachlan, Jeff Buckley, John Mayer, Shawn Colvin, Nick Drake, etc. You've never felt this comfortable exploring new musical territory.

  • Includes:
  • Fingerstyle basics
  • Piano-style plucking
  • Appeggiated accompaniment
  • Travis picking
  • Folk-style strumming
  • Open-chord ornaments
  • Pedal point and inversion
  • Percussive approaches
  • Pick-and-fingers technique
  • Capo usage
  • Open-chord extras

Power Plucking - A Rocker's Guide to Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar - Book/CD Specifications:

  • ISBN: 1423420152
  • Width: 9"
  • Length: 12"
  • 80 pages
  • Includes CD with 99 demonstration tracks
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