Pop-Rock School: Vamp #2


Second in a series of definitive rock vamps for your consideration…

A slow, alternating C (I) and F (IV) chords over a C pedal point in dotted rhythm, great for rock ballads (a la “Wild Horses” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water”)…


Technique and Interpretation Tip: Notice how the upper C in the thumb of the left hand is “ghosted” (felt more than heard).

learn more… Pop-Rock Vamp #3