(Musicians Institute Press). This guide to playing modern and traditional electric country lead guitar includes access to audio demo tracks online for download or streaming. Topics covered include: pentatonic and other scales * string bending * hybrid picking * chicken pickin' * flatpicking * pickin' on the low strings * steel guitar * double stops * triad basics * banjo rolls * open-string cascades * cow jazz * intros and endings. Includes standard notation and tablature.
(Guitar Method). This book uses real country songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead country guitar in the style of Chet Atkins, James Burton, Albert Lee, Merle Travis, and many others. Lessons include: Chords, Scales and Licks * Common Progressions and Riffs * Carter Style and Travis Picking * Steel Licks, String Bending and Vibrato * Standard Notation and Tablature * and much more! Songs include: Could I Have This Dance * Green Green Grass of Home * I Fall to Pieces * Satin Sheets * Yakety Sax * and more. This edition also includes 99 full-band tracks for demonstration and play along. The audio files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. They also include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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(Guitar Educational). Here is a comprehensive stylistic breakdown of country guitar techniques from the past 50 years. Drawing inspiration from the timelessly innovative licks of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, Albert Lee, Vince Gill, Brent Mason and Brad Paisley, the near 90 musical examples within these pages will hone your left and right hands with technical string-bending and rolling licks while sharpening your knowledge of the thought process behind creating your own licks, and why and when to play them. Whether you're an intermediate-level player wanting to add chicken pickin' flavors to your jazz lines or a rocker interested in dressing up your licks with chromatic sophistication and hybrid picking techniques, turn off the distortion, switch to your brightest pickup, and bring on the twang! Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary
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(At a Glance). A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience at an amazingly affordable price! Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Country Guitar At a Glance features four lessons, including: Country Rhythm Guitar, Country Lead Guitar, Chicken Pickin, and Pedal Steel Licks. Includes 17 songs: Bullish Boogie * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Good Lookin' * Mountain Music * Please, Please Baby * Sixteen Tons * Wildwood Flower * and more.
(Guitar Educational). Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Country volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard noation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus audio tracks featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of country guitar styles and techniques are covered, including: open-chord licks, rhythm techniques, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, double-stop licks, triple-stop licks, standard bends, pedal-steel bends, Travis picking, hybrid picking, fingerstyle country, chord embellishments, and more! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
The Acoustic Guitar Primer Book for Beginners Deluxe Edition features step by step instruction, a beginner songbook, a DVD video, and 2 audio jam CDs in one complete package. This step by step lesson was designed to take the beginner through the basics of learning how to play the guitar, including rhythm and lead playing. The student starts off by learning beginning concepts like parts of the guitar, proper playing position, strumming, chords, and how to read guitar tabs. Later you will learn how to play easy songs and then more advanced techniques. The course includes a complete chord chart, an hour of video instruction, and all music is written in both standard music notation and tablature with lyrics and melody lines. The companion audio CDs contain 18 songs played at three speeds each along with an acoustic band, including vocals. These songs include Tom Dooley, Worried Man Blues, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Dark Hollow, Amazing Grace, Pallet On Your Floor, Way Downtown, Wabash Cannonball, and others.
In addition to the DVD and Audio CD, all video lessons and audio tracks are also available for online access.
(String Letter Publishing). Add to your repertoire and reinforce your technique with this collection of blues songs. Bring these songs to life by listening to the recordings online, which feature short versions of each piece, played slowly and up to tempo. Includes full guitar parts in standard notation with chords, accompanying parts, and tablature, as well as detailed notes on song origins and arrangements. The audio files are accessed online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside each book.
(Guitar Method). The Hal Leonard Bluegrass Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning bluegrass guitar. This book uses popular bluegrass songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead playing in the styles of Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Maybelle Carter, Lester Flatt, and many others. Lessons include Carter strumming, alternating bass, waltz strums, using the capo, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, crosspicking, and much more. The accompanying audio tracks include 43 tracks for demonstration and play-along. Songs include: Amazing Grace * Blue Moon of Kentucky * Cripple Creek * I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow * I'll Fly Away * We'll Meet Again Sweetheart * The Wreck of the Old '97 * and more. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.