Synopses & Reviews
100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar is a beautiful, easy-to-read hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy. The binding allows it to lie open flat for easy reference during practice. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and enthusiasts alike.
With chapters on intro riffs, verse riffs, and chorus riffs, guitarists will learn to build out a song like a professional. The fills can help smooth out the music to sound polished and perfect. Different types of music like blues, classic rock, heavy metal, progressive, alternative rock, and fusion will catch the ear of any musician.
This book has been written with just one objective in mind: to turn reders into proficient rock guitarists. It achieves this through an in-depth analysis of the six most important styles in rock today. Work through the book and you'll be a vastly different player by the time you've finished it: fully "schooled up" and ready to rock like a pro.
Phil Capone has distilled all the essential licks and chops into this easy to use collection. Each example is presented within a subgenre: perspective rock, heavy metal, and blues rock, to provide an invaluable historical perspective and ensure that the correct musical context is fully understood.
- 100 classic rock riffs and fills, perfectly transcribed, in every key and every mode, over all the most important progressions
- Easy TAB and conventional notation
- Comes complete with a CD, so you can learn the lick, then play it back yourself over a professional backing track.
In 100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar, the author has distilled all the essential licks and chops into this easy-to-use collection.
About the Author
Phil Capone studied guitar at Newcastle College and the prestigious Guildhall School of Music in London. Phil frequently performs on the London jazz circuit and enjoys a popular residency with his own quintet. He teaches at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (formerly The Guitar Institute) in London and the King Alfred School in Hempstead, and is also a regular contributor to Total Guitar magazine.