The Acoustic Rock Guitar Book for Beginners with Online Video & Audio Access by Peter Vogl is a course for beginning guitarists who want to learn how to play rock & roll on an acoustic guitar. These beginner lessons start off with the basics like how to hold a guitar, proper right and left hand technique, tuning, and playing notes. From there you will learn chords, strumming patterns, and other essential techniques. Finally, the student will learn how to play popular chord progressions and easy to play songs like Free Falling and All Along the Watchtower along with a full band. This course also contains online access to over an hour of video instruction, audio examples of each exercise and song, and jam tracks.
Anyone interested in learning to play acoustic guitar can pick up this well-paced, comprehensive method and get started right away. Beginning concepts include right- and left-hand technique, reading music, basic improvisation, barre chords, picking technique, playing bass lines, and basic arranging. Intermediate topics include alternate tunings, scales, how to play in upper positions of the fingerboard, and a rundown of styles like acoustic funk, New Orleans, gypsy swing, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun, and more. This comprehensive book concludes with more advanced techniques, including "machine gun strums," right-hand muting, slapping, tapping, slap harmonics, and tremolo---as well as styles like reggae, African/Brazilian, norteÃ±o, and conjunto. Whether you are starting to learn acoustic guitar or an advanced player looking to improve your playing, this is the one book on acoustic guitar you will ever need. An MP3 CD for demonstration and play-along is included.
Straight from the experts at Acoustic Guitar magazine! The 12 "private lessons" in this book/CD pack are full of helpful examples, licks, great songs, and excellent advice on blues flatpicking rhythm and lead, fingerpicking, and slide techniques from some of the finest teachers around, including Mike Christiansen, Acoustic Guitar music editor Dylan Schorer, Stefan Grossman and many others. The book shows all examples in both standard notation and TAB, and the CD allows you to play and replay the lessons and songs until youÃve perfected them.
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(String Letter Publishing). Here's your expert guide to the world beyond standard tuning! The master teachers at Acoustic Guitar magazine help you get oriented in ten popular tunings, and share chords and songs drawn from blues, folk, Celtic, Hawaiian and classical traditions. Features exercises, licks and full songs to play, all in standard notation, tablature and chord diagrams. The CD includes all of the examples and songs!
This comprehensive book/CD pack includes 5 full songs (including "Minor Swing" and "Avalon") and 10 in-depth lessons for players of all levels, taught and recorded (slowly and up to tempo) by the master teachers at Acoustic Guitar magazine. It introduces guitarists to swing's essential styles and pioneering players - from Eddie Lang to Count Basie's rhythm master Freddie Green to Hot Club virtuoso Django Reinhardt, and covers topics such as jazz chord basics, movable chord forms, swing soloing, and more. Instructors include Dix Bruce, Hal Glatzer, David Hamburger, John Jorgenson, John Lehmann-Haupt, Tony Marcus, Scott Nygaard and Michael Simmons.
Learn the fundamentals of bluegrass by exploring its various styles and the masters who defined the genre: Doc Watson, Clarence White, and Norman Blake. The book includes background information, instruction and 12 classic songs, including: Greenback Dollar * Kingdom Come * Lonesome Old River * Midnight on the Stormy Deep * Up the Creek * Whiskey Before Breakfast * and more. The CD includes demos of the exercises and songs.
Learn the fundamentals of acoustic guitar, from your first chords and beyond! Whether you're a beginning or an intermediate acoustic guitarist, chords are the foundation for the songs you play. Here's a book that teaches you the real-world chord voicings, shapes and progressions used by today's top acoustic players. Not a chord encyclopedia, Acoustic Guitar Chord and Harmony Basics shows you what you really need to know, and offers valuable tips and tricks to help you understand and master the sounds of bluegrass, blues, folk, rock and roots music. The accompanying CD features all of the examples played slowly and up to tempo.
(String Letter Publishing). This book/CD pack offers a superb selection of lessons and songs for the acoustic guitar, expertly played by teachers on the accompanying CD. It includes exercises, licks and 8 full songs to play, in standard notation and tablature with chord diagrams. The CD includes two versions of each song: one played slowly and the other, up to tempo. The book is divided into four main sections: Basics covering the fretboard, barre chords and flatpicking; Rhythm bluegrass in dropped D, bass lines, classic pop changes; Lead Celtic jigs, melodic improvisation, soloing with arpeggios; and Exploration capo use, Hawaiian slack key, classical etude variations; and modal harmony. Players of all levels will find lessons to benefit them.
(Signature Licks Guitar). Learn the trademark acoustic guitar elements of rock's most influential band! This book with online audio files by guitar dean Wolf Marshall provides in-depth analysis of 21 songs, including: Across the Universe * And I Love Her * Blackbird * Girl * Here Comes the Sun * Hey Jude * I Will * I've Just Seen a Face * Julia * Norwegian Wood * Rocky Raccoon * Til There Was You * Yesterday * You've Got to Hide Your Love Away * and more.