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The official Johnny Winter app! Learn to play like Johnny through music, animation, and video.

I love my iPad app! It contains the most detailed breakdown of my playing style that I have ever seen.
--Johnny Winter

Learn all about the life and music of Johnny Winter through an illustrated mini-book and audio clips of Johnny sharing thoughts and experiences. Then learn some of Winter's blues licks, riffs, turnarounds, and solos played by the master himself. Explore Johnny's blues vocabulary on standard electric, slide, and National Steel guitar. Learn the licks through animated sheet music that features high-quality audio and text commentary for each one. You can slow down the music (without changing its pitch) to ¾ or ½ speeds to help you learn it. Loop over any portion of a piece or an entire piece.

All of the audio licks are recorded by Johnny Winter himself, with Paul Nelson on rhythm guitar and Dave Rubin on bass.

Also features instructional videos showing Johnny demonstrating his signature styles and techniques. These guitar parts are then broken down and taught note-by-note by master blues teacher Al Ek.

Included videos cover Johnny's Equipment, Elmore James’ style and a Texas Shuffle. (Over 57 minutes.)

You can also stream selected YouTube videos featuring Johnny or members of his band. Note: Any charges for the purchase of this app are levied by G-Men Productions and not by YouTube. YouTube does not charge users for accessing videos on YouTube.

A visual Discography displaying many of Johnny’s albums with information about each one.

Other videos available for purchase and download:
Assorted Slow Blues – B.B. King-style – Chuck Berry-style
Gatemouth Boogie – Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited-style
Jimmy Reed-style – Muddy Waters-style – National Slow Blues
Rockin’ the Blues – T-Bone Walker-style – A Winter Slide Tune

• 54 riffs or solos of varying lengths
• Audio with text commentary for each riff/solo
• Notes and tab, with animation, shows you what to play for each riff/solo
• Slow down each piece, without changing its pitch, to ¾ or ½ speed to help you learn it
• Loop over any portion of a piece or the entire piece (regular speed or slowed down)
• Share your progress on social media, message or Notes
• An illustrated mini-book about the life and music of Johnny Winter featuring audio clips of Johnny
• A visual discography showing many of Johnny’s recordings during his stellar career
• Videos of Johnny’s playing and companion videos of Al Ek teaching you how to play it note-by-note
(The music covered in the videos may be different from the animated sheet music.)
• The ability to purchase additional note-by-note videos and riffs
• A built-in tuner with clickable strings to help you tune your guitar
• Everything is included; no Wi-Fi or cell streaming is required except to play YouTube videos or download purchases

This app was produced by Cherry Lane Music Company, a leader in music instruction, and by G-Men Productions.

What’s New

Version 2.7

Bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

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shaseiful ,

Totally AMAZING!

This is a must have app for anyone who wants to learn guitar from the GREATEST LIVING guitarist of ALL TIME! No one will ever play as well as Johnny Winter! He is simply the best!

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