Tobias Hurwitz "The Total Rock Guitarist"


Tobias Hurwitz
The Total Rock Guitarist
The Story
"The Total Rock Guitarist" is an exciting journey through the diverse world of rock guitar playing. This wide-ranging study of rock guitaris for all players from beginning to advanced. The beginning-to-intermediate player will find all the tools needed to become a great guitarist, while the more advanced player will find lots of useful tips and a fresh perspective on rock guitar.

This book features many of the styles that make up the world of rock guitar, from classic rock, blues and funk to alternative and heavy metal. This is the one place to get everything you need to make you a great rock guitarist.

A CD is included with backing tracks in different styles to jam over.


* Great songs and examples in the styles of innovative rock guitarists - present and past.

* Cool right-hand techniques such as tapping, speed picking, sweep picking and fingerstyle.

* Left-hand techniques such as vibrato, hammer-ons, pull-offs and slides.

* Melodic patterns and chord fragmentation.

* Slide playing and Hendrix-style chord ornamentation.

* Natural and artificial harmonics.

Additional Facts
Tobias Hurwitz is an instructor at The National Guitar Workshop. He is the author of the book "Learn How To Transcribe For Guitar", also published by The National Guitar Workshop and Alfred.

Tobias resides in Baltimore, Maryland where he leads his band and teaches privately. His award winning instrumental release "Painted Sky" is now available. Tobias is a contributing writer for Guitar Magazine and Guitar One Magazine. He also endorses PRS guitars, Budda amps and Ernie Ball strings.