The author of Exploring Jazz Violin, Chris Haigh returns with Discovering Rock Violin, a practical, down to earth, and in-depth tutor book covering all aspects of pop, folk and rock violin technique. Over 150 different rock violinists are referred to in detail covering a range of styles including blues, folk rock, country rock, progressive rock, jazz rock and heavy metal. Exploring a wide variety of technical aspects including chords, scales, soloing and effects, the book is accompanied by a CD containing demonstrations, play-along tracks and exercises performed by Chris Haigh on violin with a live backing band. Ideal for the budding rock star, or classical player looking for something a little different !
Introduction 1: The Bare Bones 2: A Tonic for the Troops 3. The Blues 4: Chords, Melody and Modes 5: Soloing 6: Progressive Rock- 7: Folk Rock 8: Country Rock 9: Jazz Rock 10: Heavy Rock and Metal 11: Other Styles , Effects, Amplification and Top 20 Solos