Explore the riffs, solos, and sounds of the original electric jazz guitar virtuoso with this in-depth analysis of 8 songs. Hugely influential on his contemporaries and later generations of musicians, Charlie Christian set the standard for jazz guitar with his unique swing style, riffs, and soloing ability. Through a detailed breakdown of several songs, experts explore the elements that contributed to Christian's inimitable sound. Songs include: "Solo Flight," "Gone with What Wind," "Till Tom Special," "Grand Slam," "Air Mail Special," "Seven Come Eleven," "Benny's Bugle," and "Shiver."
Internationally acknowledged guitarist and instructor Troy Stetina offers a step-by-step breakdown of eight hard rock classics featuring some of rock's greatest guitar moments. Learn the tricks, riffs, techniques and styles that make these eight songs some of the most instantly recognisable and best-loved guitar anthems ever recorded, with painstaking explanations and detailed discussions to help you get them mastered.