The Suzuki Method® of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki´s view that every child is born with ability, and that man is the son of his environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child´s potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the mother-tongue approach. Suzuki Violin School materials include: Violin Parts (Vol. 1-10) * Piano Accompaniments (Vol. 1-10) * Cassettes (Vol. 1-3 performed by Shinichi Suzuki, Vol. 4-8 performed by Koji Toyoda) * Compact Discs (Vol. 5-8, performed by Koji Toyoda) * David Cerone Performs Suzuki Violin School (Cassettes & Compact Discs, Vol. 1-4) * David Nadien Performs Suzuki Violin School (Cassettes and Compact Discs, Vol. 1-4). Suzuki Method Core Materials available for piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, harp, guitar, and recorder.
Includes over 450 rhythms in every musical style including rock, blues, jazz, folk, alternative, country and more. Examples are shown in an easy-to-read rhythmic notation, standard music notation and TAB. Fingerstyle accompaniment patterns are included. The CDs offer performances of examples.
Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar is a study of essential and innovative approaches to jazz improvisation. Designed for blues and rock guitarists with a desire to broaden their musical vocabulary, this book shows you important concepts for playing great jazz solos. Eight full-length solos in a variety of jazz styles, ranging from classic standards and Gypsy jazz to Latin, modal, and smooth jazz, are covered in great detail. The chord progressions are analyzed, as well as the techniques, structural characteristics, and material used to improvise over them. This book takes an intelligent and thorough approach to shed new light on jazz guitar soloing and provides you with fresh strategies to apply to your own playing. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book and for playing along is included.
This book is great for acoustic guitarists who have learned the basics and are ready to take the next step. Beginning with a brief review of reading standard music notation and TAB, this book takes you further into three major areas of study: sounds, grooves and special techniques; theory and improvisation; and alternate tunings. You´ll be introduced to a variety of styles including acoustic funk, New Orleans, gypsy swing, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and more. Master the upper positions of the guitar fingerboard as you learn major scales, triads and pentatonic scales. Greg Horne makes learning fascinating concepts easy and fun as he introduces modes and several alternate tunings. The CD offers play-along opportunities and demonstrates the examples.
In this book, Steve Khan shares his approach to chord construction on guitar, an area in which he has become famous. He has taken a complex subject and broken it down into simple building blocks and small study units. Players will learn to extend their sense of harmony by the superimposition of chord forms which are familiar, as well as a world of new ones. With two CDs full of performed examples, play-along tracks, and five completely new compositions by Steve Khan available only in this package.
A thorough method of instruction that teaches both pickstyle and fingerstyle playing for acoustic and electric guitar.You will get a thorough introduction to note reading, scales and chords. Includes optional duets, favorite classical and folk melodies from around the world arranged for guitar solo or duet. Designed to be used simultaneously with Bass Today. Clear diagrams and photos included.
Continuing where Beginning Fingerstyle Guitar leaves off, this book is great for fingerstyle guitarists who know the basics and are ready to take the next step. Topics include alternate tunings, modes, fingerpicking patterns, barre chords, diatonic harmony, special techniques, bass lines, and an exploration of styles ranging from Celtic and country blues to contemporary new age. Also contains an essential chapter on arranging. All music is shown in standard notation and TAB, and the CD demonstrates all the examples in the book. 96 pages.
This powerful and all-encompassing book & CD 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.
If you´ve been inspired to begin playing fingerstyle guitar or are an experienced player wanting to enhance your knowledge, this book is the perfect place to start. Using standard music notation and TAB, the examples guide you through basic chord theory, modes, drop-D tuning, alternating bass and more. The CD demonstrates all the examples in the book. 96 pages.