Rock Discipline by John Petrucci Book/CD. This powerful and all-encompassing book/audio package is an epic vision on the art of modern rock guitar. John Petrucci offers detailed lessons on speed and accuracy, chromatic exercises, playing with dynamics, connecting scale fragments to form long solo lines, and much, much more. One of the most complete courses on rock guitar.
Play your favorite songs of today and yesteryear with the Greatest Hits series. This Greatest Hits volume in the Alfred Basic Adult Piano Course answers the often-expressed need for a variety of supplementary material in many different popular styles. What could be more fun than to play the music that everybody knows and loves? When the books in the Greatest Hits series are assigned in conjunction with the Lesson Books, these appealing pieces reinforce new concepts as they are introduced. In addition, the motivation the music provides could not be better. The emotional satisfaction students receive from mastering each popular song increases their enthusiasm to begin the next one. With the popular music available in the Greatest Hits series (Levels 1 and 2), the use of both books will significantly increase every adult's interest in piano study. Two selections from this book are featured on the Royal Conservatory of Music Popular Selection List (2007 edition): "The Rainbow Connection" and "Nadia's Theme."
Beginning Rock Guitar is perfect for beginning guitarists as well as players who want to enhance their knowledge. Topics in this book and DVD-ROM include rock theory, left-hand techniques, power chords, rhythm guitar, and improvising with pentatonic scales. Also included are licks in the styles of such greats as Chuck Berry, Van Halen, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, and more. This revised edition features a new chapter on drop D tuning, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The video teacher, Jared Meeker, is a rock guitar virtuoso with a relaxed and unique style that makes learning fun. Beginning Rock Guitar is the most thorough method available for beginning rock students.
Realistic Rock for Kids is a method by drum legend Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck). Similar to his award-winning method Realistic Rock, this book, 2 CD, and DVD kit shows kids how to play rock 'n' roll drums the quick and easy way. The book teaches basics such as note reading, holding the sticks, simple hand/foot coordination exercises, and more. All of the exercises are performed on the accompanying CDs, and the discs also include recordings of Carmine rockin' out with his band and special play-along tracks. Lastly, the DVD brings it all home and is hosted by Carmine and his star pupil, 12-year-old contest winner Pete Biggiani.
Watch confidence soar as children master 100 sight wordsâthe words most commonly encountered in any text. Children read more fluently, write with greater ease, and spell more accurately when they know these high-frequency words! These fun, ready-to-go practice pages let kids trace, copy, manipulate, cut and paste, and write each sight word on their own. Features words from the Dolch Word List, a commonly recognized core of sight words. Also includes games and extension activities. For use with Grades K-2.
The style and rhythmic appeal of these rock and roll favorites make it the perfect motivational material for students. Written with the teacher in mind, the book provides instruction and drill in basic chord patterns in the keys of C, G, and F. Songs include: Chantilly Lace * Come Sail Away * Crazy Little Thing Called Love * Rock Around the Clock * Surfin' Safari * Witch Doctor (Alvin and the Chipmunks) * Yesterday * and more.
Book 2 includes moveable power chords, moveable minor pentatonic scales, triplets, the shuffle rhythm, bends, vibrato, and more in-depth lead and rhythm guitar patterns. Includes riffs in the style of ZZ Top(R), The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and Jethro Tull.
Jam-Packed with examples, exercises, techniques and improvisationÂ strategies, Melodic Rock Soloing for Guitar contains all the tool you need toÂ develop exciting and creative melodic solos.
Over 170 Notated Audio Examples, Solo Studies and Backing Tracks Melodic Rock Soloing is written in clear English and guides you through the most important melodic techniques on the guitar.
You will masterÂ inventive uses of bends, legato, hybrid-picking, single-string scales. dynamics, vibrato and much more.
Too muchÂ information on What to play, not enough on How to play it?! There are so many books available that only talk about scales and theory. Melodic Rock Soloing for Guitar helps you to get your hands dirty; fast! With only the minimum amount of theory included, the book is a practical, hands-on guide to making the most of your guitar solo. There are over 170 practical, useful examples that you can learn to help develop your melodic phrasing.
Melodic Rock Soloing for Guitar Includes
Extensive application of melodic techniques
Bending, Legato, Vibrato, Note Choice, Forming Melodies and Picking
172 Musical, Notated Examples that you can download for free
Complete Solo Studies
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(Guitar Educational). Total Rock Guitar is a unique and comprehensive source for learning rock guitar, designed to develop both lead and rhythm playing. This book/audio pack covers: getting a tone that rocks; open chords, power chords and barre chords; riffs, scales and licks; string bending, strumming, palm muting, harmonics and alternate picking; all rock styles; and much more. The examples in the book are in standard notation with chord grids and tablature, and the accompanying online audio includes full-band backing for all 22 songs.