Working on the new blues book

Just a quick update on my work on the new blues book, this is going to be vol 2 of ‘Contemporary Blues Soloing’ and will deal with chords and comping.

Again this is going to start from very simple comping concepts to go towards more complex stuff, not only in terms of chord choice, but also rhythmically.

I might post some preview soon…still early days…

I am thinking ‘Contemporary Blues Chords and Comping’  as a title…again, it might change.

Obviously this is going to be available in English and in Italian.

 

Tecniche Solistiche nel Blues Moderno

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Un viaggio di 66 pagine attraverso molte delle tecniche utilizzate dagli artisti del blues moderno come Robben Ford, Scott Henderson e molti altri. Include oltre 40 esempi audio Mp3.Dall’introduzione: “Ho scritto questo libro con l’intento di aiutare i chitarristi blues e rock ad uscire dalle famose frasi di pentatonica e ad avventurarsi verso sonorità più contemporanee. Il linguaggio blues si è sviluppato negli ultimi decenni da un uso quasi esclusivo della pentatonica ad un linguaggio più articolato, grazie alle influenze fusion e jazz.

Mi è stato chiesto troppe volte durante i miei anni di insegnamento come andare al di là delle solite frasi di pentatonica che tutti abbiamo sentito fino alla noia, così ho pensato di raccogliere una vasta gamma di idee per stimolarvi in diverse direzioni, sia armonicamente, che ritmicamente.”

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MrG Blues Backing Tracks Vol 3 Rock Blues

MrG Blues Backing Tracks Vol 3 Rock Blues

Blues Backing Tracks Vol 3 Rock Blues
Blues Backing Tracks Vol 3 Rock Blues

A – Rockin’ Out
Em – Slow Shuffle Groove
Abm – 80’s Pop Rock
C – The Bounce
Bb – Relax
Eb – Stone In My Shoe
G – Stevie’s Shuffle
Db – Fast Lane
D – Funk Rock
F – Good Old R&R
B – Glam Days

Gb – Z Shuffle

Prepare for a journey through classic rock, heavy blues and funk rock: these tracks are guaranteed to get you rocking whilst you improve your instrumental skills. Vol 3 includes 12 tracks to cover all keys, tempos ranging from very slow to very fast, in the most popular Rock Blues styles.

These professional tracks have been produced with instruments played live with the best technology available.Downloading the tracks from this site also includes full charts.

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Entwined

Entwined

‘Entwined’ (2009)

entwined - gianni chiarelloAn eclectic mix of blues, jazz, rock and funk in a well tested guitar trio setting. Influenced by the contemporary guitar masters like Scott Henderson, Mike Landau, Mike Stern John Scofield, this trio ventures often outside safe musical territory. It is more and more common to find groups whose members, from different parts of the world and backgrounds, come together to create something other than ‘world music’ or ‘fusion’. In this case Italian born-Usa bread guitarist Gianni Chiarello is joined by a British rhythm section to create a powerful blend of music that borrows elements from the American jazz and funk tradition, but also from British classic rock and blues’.

 

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Tracks List:

1.Entwined 2.Don’t Say a Word 3.Square Circles 4. Liverpool Blues 5.Hall Goes West 6.The Rain 7.Question Time 8.Raw 9.Alone Together 10.Don’t Say a Word (Reprise)

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MrG Blues Backing Tracks Vol 2 – Funk and Soul

MrG Blues Backing Tracks Vol 2 – Funk and Soul


Inspired by the golden era of the Motown and the classic 70’s funk grooves these tracks are guaranteed to get you moving while you improve your instrumental skills. Like Vol 1, 12 tracks to cover all keys, a range of tempos from very slow to very fast, going through 12 of the most popular blues styles, keeping he quality level of the overall product very high.  The download from this site only includes all charts.

E – Groovin’
A – The Clapper
C – Drunk Funk
D – Money Groove
Gb – Slow Pace
G – Motor City
F – Chillin’
Bb – Got Soul
Db – The Bridge
Eb – LA Lounge
B – Tight
Ab – Funk Fusion

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