Los Angeles, CA — August 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music resources since 1922, now distributes Guitar World: Blues Rock Master Class, the ultimate DVD guide to playing in the styles of the best blues rock guitar masters, from Guitar World.
The Guitar World: Blues Rock Master Class DVD teaches how to play in the blues rock styles of legendary guitarists including Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Johnny Winter, Duane Allman, Dicky Betts, and Robin Trower, among others. Over 90 minutes of detailed lessons by Guitar World’s esteemed editor, Andy Aledort, cover: essential scales; picking techniques and proper fret positioning; signature phrasings of the blues rock legends; developing powerful and effective solos; vibrato, string bending, and legato phrasings; and much more.
Geared for guitarist of any level, the instructional DVD shows how to execute solid shuffles and command the 12-bar blues, while encouraging the development of a unique solo blues rock guitar voice. Additional features include a printable lesson book containing all the exercises in the video, transcribed in full tablature.
Guitar World: Blues Rock Master Class (56-38623) is now available on DVD for $14.99 at music retail stores or at alfred.com/guitar.
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Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.
Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.
In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.