Music Instruction: Guitar
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How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!: The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!
The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 0879306017

The author of the bestselling Guitar Player Repair Guide now writes what every guitarist needs to know about how to choose, set up, and maintain any electric guitar. Illustrations.

You Can Teach Yourself Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662620

This is a very popular guitar method. Its success lies in the fact that it is extremely easy to understand and very flexible. It moves at a slow, steady pace and enables you to play chord accompaniments in 7 primary guitar keys In addition, you will learn to strum blues chords and you will also begin to play fingerstyle backgrounds. A play-along CD is available to supplement this book, and the course is also taught on a video.

Bottleneck/Slide Guitar [With 3 CDs]
Bottleneck/Slide Guitar [With 3 CDs]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786650222
All Blues Soloing for Jazz Guitar: Scales, Licks, Concepts & Choruses
All Blues Soloing for Jazz Guitar
Scales, Licks, Concepts & Choruses
Paperback      ISBN: 0786642858
You Can Teach Yourself Electric Bass
You Can Teach Yourself Electric Bass
Paperback      ISBN: 0786667796
All Blues Scale for Jazz Guitar: Solos, Grooves, & Patterns
All Blues Scale for Jazz Guitar
Solos, Grooves, & Patterns
Paperback      ISBN: 0786652136
Mel Bay's Ukulele Chords
Mel Bay's Ukulele Chords
Paperback      ISBN: 0871668653

A handy photo/diagram chord book which shows, in C tuning, the chords in each key. A special section on moveable chords is also included. The chords are grouped by type, including major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and more.

Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method: Grade 1
Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method
Grade 1
Paperback      ISBN: 0871663546

The world's premier method for learning modern plectrum style guitar, time-tested and proven successful in building the theoretic and technical foundation needed to play in any style. All seven grades of this method are written in standard notation only to encourage better sight reading. In Grade 1, the student guitarist will learn to play solos, duets, scales, and chords in the keys of C, A minor, G and E minor. Even in Grade 1, the student is already exposed to the chord/melody concept of guitar performance.

Teach Yourself Bass Guitar
Teach Yourself Bass Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0825618797

Learn, hear, and see proper playing techniques from an expert. Package includes guidebook, play-along CD, and instructional video.

Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin
Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin
Paperback      ISBN: 0739002864

Learn to play mandolin and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the history of the mandolin, its components, picks, how to tune it, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn important mandolin techniques such as tremolo, cross picking, and more. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the mandolin, know how to read music, and play with a musical group in many different styles, including folk, blues, country, and even pop.

The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Mandolin accompaniments
* Mandolin chord dictionary
* Mandolin fingering chart

Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.