Paul Rose - Blues and Rock Guitar Tutorial
What you'll learn
- Students will break away from set patterns and shapes and find a wider musical vocabulary in the guitar. That can also offer improved composition and song writing skills. As well as a grasp of some basic harmony.
- Better soloing, better chord understanding. And an improved understanding of melody.
- Beginner/Intermediate experience
For guitarist who feel that they have managed to get so far but now find themselves in a rut. We will start consolidating the dorian and blues pentatonics, then we'll move through the varations found when we branch out into major/minor and dimished. Also included are sections on slide guitar, and creating ambient guitar soundscapes. Also, we look at how to alter certain chords in a standard 12 bar progression, enabling greater potential for melodic soloing, and richer compostion.
Who this course is for:
- Guitarists that have progressed over time but who may have reached a platau will benefit the most from th
Paul Rose is without doubt one of the most unique and talented guitarists in the world today. Fundamentally a rock guitarist, his extraordinary playing style touches on blues, country, jazz and folk, blended together into a style that is entirely his own. Having also won 2 national competitions in the UK and Europe, never a gig goes by where audience members don’t comment that Paul is the best guitarist they’ve seen and heard.
Paul has worked as a producer/artist/session guitarist with Ted McKenna (drummer with The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Rory Gallagher, Micheal Schenker, Bobby Womack), Gerry McAvoy (bassist with Rory Gallagher for 25 years), Randy Brecker (The Brecker Brothers), Bill Evans (tenor sax Miles Davis, Mick Jagger, Herbie Hancock, Derek Trucks) & John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick (Free, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Jon Martyn, Pete Townsend and 30 years with The Who) amoungst others.
His last album ‘Double Life’ was recorded at the Steakhouse, Hollywood, CA which Paul co produced with multi Grammy award winner John Wooler (Gary Moore, Johnny Winter, john Lee Hooker, Albert Collins). The album featured Terry Evans on vocals (35 years with Ry Cooder), Richie Morales on drums (Al Demeola, The Brecker Brothers, Mike Stern), Randy Jacobs on rhythm guitar (Elton John, Kris Kristofferson, Was Not Was), Bernard Fowler lead vocals (backing vocals with the Rolling Stones for 25 years) & Sweat Pea Atkinson on vocals (Was Not Was, Lyle Lovett). The album received 5 star reviews across the board, and gig of the month for London during the album tour.
Paul has spent the last 18 months in the New York area playing with his US version of the Paul Rose Trio, featuring Richie Morales (Spyra Gyra, Al Demeola, The Brecker Brothers) and Mark Egan (Pat Metheny Group, David Sandborn, Gil Evans). With a weekly residency at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village and gigs at the Iridium and B. B. Kings.
Now in the UK and offering lessons online as well as on udemy.