Music Instruction: Guitar
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Deluxe Guitar Chord Encyclopedia
Deluxe Guitar Chord Encyclopedia
Paperback      ISBN: 0871666642
Beyond Basics: Fingerstyle Guitar, Book & CD [With CD]
Beyond Basics
Fingerstyle Guitar, Book & CD [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0769200397

Featuring standard notation and tablature, this new book & CD package introduces basic accompaniment patterns, how to use the thumb and fingers, "Travis" picking, and much more. Readers learn the applications of folk, blues, ragtime and new age styles to

Beginning Jazz Guitar
Beginning Jazz Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0882847929

Anyone with a knowledge of basic chords and guitar scale fingerings can dig right in and start learning to play jazz right away. Spanning from the major scale and basic triad theory all the way up to extended chords and the modes, this book features a ful

Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Rock Shop 1: The Most Complete Guitar Course Available, Book & CD [With CD]
Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Rock Shop 1
The Most Complete Guitar Course Available, Book & CD [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0898987318

A complete, stand-alone method for rock guitar which builds musicianship and encourages creativity. It has the same attributes as the core method, and the two correlate. Covers rock and blues riffs, power chords, lead scales, and classic rhythm and lead guitar patterns as played by the greats. In standard notation and tablature. With a play-along recording. Book 1 includes power chords, eighth note rhythms, the blues form, minor pentatonic scales, rhythm riffs, music theory, boogie patterns, and lead guitar riffs and techniques. Includes riffs in the style of Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top(R), The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

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.

The Guitar Scales: Volume 1 [With CD]
The Guitar Scales
Volume 1 [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786656557
Guitar People
Guitar People
Paperback      ISBN: 1884883060

With two or three interviews in each issue of Vintage Guitar magazine, Willie G. Moseley has to be one of the most prolific guitar player interviewers on Earth. This, his fourth book, contains over 60 of his best interviews from the past several years with the greats of yesterday and today, including legends such as B.B. King, Billy Gibbons, Duane Eddy, and many more. Guitar People is fully illustrated and has an added bonus of tours of several American guitar companies. Now at a new lower price

John Renbourn Fingerstyle Guitar: Folk, Blues & Beyond, Celtic Melodies & Open Tunings, & the Jazz Tinge [With 3 CDs]
John Renbourn Fingerstyle Guitar
Folk, Blues & Beyond, Celtic Melodies & Open Tunings, & the Jazz Tinge [With 3 CDs]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786650249
Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662175

Beautiful classical guitar settings of Gymnopedie #1 (Satie), Trumpet Tune (Purcell), and many more.

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0882846795

Learn to play guitar 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 playing either acoustic or electric guitar. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various guitar types and the sounds they create, how to care for your very own guitar, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk. Near the end of the book, you will be introduced to advanced tablature techniques such as bends, slides, and palm muting, which will help you color your musical creations with your own unique, rockin' style.

The book features the following helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Tablature licks
* Dictionary of tablature techniques
* Guitar note chart
* Magic chord accompaniment guide
* Guitar fingerboard chart

The accompanying CD provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.

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