Teach Yourself to Play Guitar

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781480334267
Release Date: 2008-06-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). This best-selling title is now available with demonstration audio! Teach Yourself to Play Guitar was created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. With lesson examples presented in today's most popular tab format, which also incorporates simple beat notation for accurate rhythm execution, Teach Yourself to Play Guitar offers the beginning guitarist not only a comprehensive introduction to essential guitar-playing fundamentals, but a quick, effective, uncomplicated and practical alternative to the multitude of traditional self-instructional method books. It also: covers power chords, barre chords, open position scales and chords (major and minor), and single-note patterns and fills; includes lesson examples and song excerpts in a variety of musical styles rock, folk, classical, country and more; familiarizes the student with fretboard organization, chord patterns, hand and finger positions, and guitar anatomy by way of easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations; provides complete, concise explanations while keeping text to a minimum; and prepares the student for the option of further guitar instruction.

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar Chords

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495044816
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). Teach Yourself to Play Guitar was created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. This new volume specific to guitar chords is also designed for beginning guitarists. Topics covered include: open- and closed-position major and minor chords * rhythm and strumming patterns * power chords * suspensions and alterations * open seventh chords * barre chords * and much more. The book includes audio demonstration tracks online for download or streaming. Like the original guitar edition, this book features easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations with complete, concise explanations, preparing the student for the option of further guitar instruction.

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar Scales

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495071065
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). This quick and easy introduction for beginners covers: the basics * major scale * minor scale * scale theory and transposing * scale patterns and alternate fingerings * pentatonic scales * blues scales * three octave scales * and much more. No music reading is required and audio examples are available online for download or streaming.

Teach Yourself to Play Blues Guitar

Author: Dave Rubin
ISBN: 1495030059
Release Date: 2016-12-19

(Guitar Educational). Teach yourself to play authentic blues guitar with this book and video teaching pack! Each music example in the book is taught and performed on video by author and blues historian Dave Rubin. You'll also learn many tips, techniques and tools of the trade along the way as you hone your burgeoning blues bravado. No music reading required! Each example is notated in easy-to-understand rhythm tab format and demonstrated on video. Topics covered include: 12 bar, 8-bar and minor blues * common chords and scales * boogie patterns and bass-string riffs * slide guitar * solo fingerstyle blues * and much more.

Teach Yourself to Play Bass

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495052606
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Instruction). Do you want to learn how to play the bass guitar quickly, but don't read music or have little to no musical experience? If so, this book/audio pack is for you! Instead of standard music notation, this method uses tablature combined with rhythmic symbols to make learning fast and easy! Topics covered include: parts of the bass guitar * tuning * basic hand and finger positions * interpreting chord symbols and musical charts * major, minor and pentatonic scales * arpeggios * easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations * and much more! Includes online access to accompanying bass-and-beats and full-band demonstration tracks for download or streaming.

Guitar Lessons for Kids Book 1

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com
Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com
ISBN: 9789825320036
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Music

Teach how to play guitar for kids with our easy guitar lessons for kids. ***Comes with online access to free guitar videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "This children's book is a positive learning experience for introducing music reading to young guitarists. The [audio] is extremely helpful as the child can point out the notes in the book while listening. The sound effects seem to capture the child's imagination and attention well. I use this book for 5 year olds to 9. Highly recommended." - Alan J. Grundy [Amazon] Progressive Guitar Method for Young Beginners - Book 1 contains all you need to know to start teaching kids to play guitar - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson children’s guitar tutorial. Suitable for children aged 4 to 8 years and all types of guitars including acoustic guitar and electric guitar. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the guitar is required to teach a child to learn to play guitar from this book. Teach your child: • How to play guitar chords for kids and guitar strumming patterns • How to play guitar notes for kids and guitar scales for kids • All the fundamental techniques of guitar playing including correct posture, hand position and fingering technique for 5 beginner guitar notes and 4 beginner guitar chords • Basic guitar theory for kids including how to read music • Guitar tips for kids that every child should know when learning guitar • Shortcuts for how to learn guitar fast by getting the most from guitar practice sessions Contains everything you need to know about how to teach a child to play guitar today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy guitar lessons written by a professional children’s guitar teacher • Beautifully illustrated in full color throughout • Easy-to-read guitar music for kids, guitar chords for kids • Guitar chord chart • 57 great sounding guitar exercises, guitar chord progressions and popular easy guitar music for kids Kids guitar lessons have never been this easy for parents and teachers who want to teach children to learn how to play the guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's guitar lessons for kids are used by children’s guitar teachers worldwide to teach how to play guitar for kids. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted guitar lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a large selection of music lessons for kids that cover many different instruments in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality children’s music education resources.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar

Author: Charles Kim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470327562
Release Date: 2008-04-21
Genre: Music

Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading throughtedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming!Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo byphoto and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniquesand progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barrechords. As you learn to read chord charts, tablature, and leadsheets, you can play any number of songs, from rock to folk tocountry. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready referencesfor use long after you master the basics. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skilland are ideal for quick review Each skill, chord, or technique is clearly described Detailed color photos demonstrate proper fingering andtechnique Concise and understandable instructions accompany eachphoto Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Books in Print

ISBN: UOM:39015062097749
Release Date: 2005
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Alfred s Teach Yourself to Play Pedal Steel Guitar

Author: Joe Stoebenau
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739035959
Release Date: 2004-07-01
Genre: Music

Today, more and more musical styles are discovering the distinct sound of the pedal steel guitar. Teach Yourself to Play Pedal Steel Guitar uses a fun and easy-to-follow approach that is great for every guitarist and beginners with no prior musical training. You will learn the basics of how to tune, read music and TAB, right- and left-hand techniques, and improvising. A CD is included for play-along and practice. By the time you're done, you'll be ready to learn your favorite songs and play with a band. 96 pages.

Parking Lot Picker s Play Along Guitar

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781619114463
Release Date: 2013-12-06
Genre: Music

The best way to learn a musical instrument is to play it as much as possible, and the most enjoyable way is with other musicians in a band setting. Trading songs,interacting with other instrumentalists, and building an ensemble sound help youlearn much faster than approaching a new instrument on your own. This play-along series of books and accompanying audio promotes a fun way of learning by providing you with a band to play along with.You can practice chords and rhythm, singing and lyrics, melodies, solos, licks, and back-up playing along with a real band. The accompanying audio includes DixBruce on the guitar, mandolin and vocals, Bill Evans on the banjo and vocals, Julie Cline on vocals, and Cindy Browne on the string bass. The songs are recorded just as they would be played at a jam session or performance, withintroductions (kickoffs), vocals and solos. By playing (back-up/melody) andsinging along, you will have a lot of fun while you learn. Open solo spaces in the recordings allow you to play the chords and solos from the book, create your ownimprovised solos, or sing the lyrics while the band provides accompaniment.The book includes fifteen of the most popular Bluegrass, Old-Time and Gospel songs, recorded at slow and regular tempos in the audio. No matter what your ability level is on the guitar, you can enjoy playing along with the band!

Basic Blues Guitar Method Book 3

Author: David Hamburger
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457415267
Release Date:
Genre: Music

This book is for intermediate players as well as those who have completed book two of the series. You will learn about minor blues, intros, turnarounds, endings, rhythm riffs and Texas swing. In addition to easy-to-understand lessons on improvisation and theory, how to use, mix and expand pentatonic scale patterns is explained.

Fretboard Theory

Author: Desi Serna
Publisher: Desi Serna
ISBN: 9780615226224
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Music

Do you love sitting at home playing guitar, but find yourself playing the same old things over and over without making much progress? When other musicians invite you to jam, do you worry that you won’t be able to keep up? Are you a veteran guitarist who has played for years, but you’re embarrassed to admit you have no idea what you’re doing? If you want to take your guitar playing to the next level, compose songs like you hear on the radio, and improvise your own music, then you need Fretboard Theory. Fretboard Theory by Desi Serna teaches music theory for guitar including scales, chords, progressions, modes and more. The hands-on approach to theory shows you how music "works" on the guitar fretboard by visualizing shapes and patterns and how they connect to make music. Content includes: * Learn pentatonic and major scale patterns as used to play melodies, riffs, solos, and bass lines * Move beyond basic chords and common barre chords by playing the types of chord inversions and chord voicings used by music's most famous players * Chart guitar chord progressions and play by numbers like the pros * Identify correct scales to play over chords and progressions so you can improvise at will * Create new sounds with music modes and get to know Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian * Add variety to your playing by using intervals such as thirds, fourths, and sixths * Increase your chord vocabulary by using added chord tones and extensions to play chord types such as major 7, minor 7, sus2, sus4, add9, and more * Learn how all the different aspects of music fit together to make a great song * See how theory relates to popular styles of music and familiar songs Fretboard Theory will have you mastering music like a pro easier and faster than you ever thought possible. Plus, it's the ONLY GUITAR THEORY RESOURCE in the world that includes important details to hundreds of popular songs. You learn how to play in the style of pop, rock, acoustic, blues, and more! This guitar instruction is perfect whether you want to jam, compose or just understand the music you play better. The material is suitable for both acoustic and electric guitar, plus it features many references to bass. Level: Recommended for intermediate level players on up. Video Fretboard Theory is also available as a 21-hour video series that is sold separately on the author's GuitarMusicTheory.com website. Visit the website and sign up for email lessons to sample the footage. Fretboard Theory Volume II When you're ready to take your playing to the next level, get the second book in the series, Fretboard Theory Volume II, which is also available as a 12-hour video series.