Weekend Competition: Rock & Pop Studies

RockToday’s weekend competition features a useful Rock & Pop tutor book written by Lucy Holliday and Oliver Weeks, published by Faber Music. For beginner to intermediate level (around Grades 3 – 5 ABRSM), this volume contains 88 progressive studies and exercises which become more complex, both harmonically and rhythmically. Each exercise is accompanied by practice tips and advice, and stylistically many genres are covered: Motown, metal, blues, soul, funk, ska, reggae, disco, country, indie, classic rock, synth pop and lots more.

I have one copy to give away to a lucky reader, so as always, please leave your comments in the comment box after this post and I will announce the winner on Sunday evening (British time). Good luck!

To find out more or purchase, click here.


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19 thoughts on “Weekend Competition: Rock & Pop Studies

  1. I really how this contest is open to Canadians! Fingers Crossed…
    I’ve truly enjoyed browsing through the pages of your website. There are some great topics here.

  2. This book sounds like an amazing compendium of contemporary styles that would be helpful to almost any student in advancing their skill and technic. Would love to win a copy to put to good use in my studio right away!

  3. Isolating riffs is a great way to encourage mastery and understanding of pop and jazz style. Thanks for highlighting this resource!

  4. Wow! This will be a good book for my teenager student who is desperate to impress her friends who aren’t net rested in classical music.

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