Via Press Release: Alfred Music encourages women to express themselves by learning how to play lead and rhythm guitar with the new method Women’s Road to Rock Guitar. Written by successful rock guitar performer and educator Nikki O’Neill, Women’s Road to Rock Guitar is a groundbreaking, thorough method for women who want to rock.
For beginning to intermediate guitarists, Women’s Road to Rock Guitar covers song structure, how to write a chord chart, guitar care, using pedal effects, and playing songs by ear. This method teaches power chords, open chords, barre chords, rock chord progressions, and how to strum them in chord progressions and songs—all with written examples in TAB notation. Topics for rock lead guitar playing include hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, slides, tapping, the whammy bar, and harmonics. O’Neill provides in-depth and easy-to-understand explanations, as well as an accompanying audio CD with examples of key concepts that allow users to play along with jam tracks.
A unique feature of this method is the numerous interviews with famous female rock guitarists. They keep readers inspired as they learn to master the guitar. Tips on how to practice and work with other musicians will help readers prepare for the lifetime of guitar playing.
Women’s Road to Rock Guitar is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.