Learn how to play classic blues songs from the masters themselves! Blues Guitar Legends can be enjoyed by guitar players of all skill levels. Simplified chord versions of the songs are ideal for beginners, while experienced players can learn note-for-note from the full transcriptions of both lead and rhythm parts. The animated fretboard shows you the fingerings in real-time, so you don't need to read music. Original recordings and variable-speed MIDI tracks let you learn at the tempo you choose. Looping lets you select and repeat tricky sections of a song.
Music notation is highlighted as songs play
While an animated fretboard displays fingerings in real-time, so that you don't even have to read music. You'll learn to play 10 blues classics, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Crossfire", Robert Cray's "Smoking Gun" and B.B. King's "The Thrill is Gone" from the original master recordings. Includes variable-speed MIDI tracks, simplified chord versions ideal for beginners, full note-for-note transcriptions and biographical material.
Two Levels of Notation
Learn to play the song "note-for-note" or choose the simplified "chord-only" version for beginners! Additional MIDI tracks for each version allow you to adjust song tempo to your skill level. Looping feature allows you to highlight and play only a selected portion of the song.
Instructional material presents the chords and tips needed to master the song and also helps you emulate the tone and technique of the blues guitar greats.
Artist Biographies and Photos
Gain insights into the lives of the legends.
Watch the fretboard come alive with real-time display of notes, including bends, vibrato and slides! Includes both right- and left-handed views from both the perspective of looking down at your guitar and across at an instructor's guitar.
Visually tune your electric or acoustic guitar by playing into a computer microphone. Includes custom tunings for specific songs when needed. Also provides audio reference notes for each string.
Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.
Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the originals, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.
Windows 98/NT/2000/Me/XP/Vista/Windows 7
16 MB of free RAM, 19 MB of free hard disk space
PC soundcard, CD-ROM
Power PC (or faster), Intel OK
Mac OS 9.0+ or Mac OS X 10.1 or later
16 MB of free RAM, 18MB of free hard disk space