Fred Sokolow – Complete Beginners Ukulele Guide

Jan 20 2017

Fred Sokolow – Complete Beginners Ukulele Guide

The ukulele has never been more popular, and Fred Sokolow’s relaxed, user-friendly teaching style makes it easy to learn. Volume One of this three-part series starts right at the beginning, showing you how to tune and hold the uke. Fred teaches you how to play songs of many genres, including Jambalaya, Stand By Me, Ghost Riders In the Sky and more. In the process of learning these classic tunes, you’ll acquire several strumming patterns and over a dozen easy chords, enabling you to play in five keys. It’s a great way to get started on the uke! Fred slows...

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Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps: Slide Guitar

Jan 14 2017

Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps: Slide Guitar

A must for every slide guitarist, this book/CD pack teaches how to: play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of slide guitar styles using moveable scale patterns, common licks and slide techniques; play in open G tuning, open D tuning, open A tuning, open E tuning, and standard tuning; and more. The book features easy-to-follow diagrams and instruction for beginning to advanced players, and the CD includes 47 demonstration tracks.A must for every slide guitarist, this book/CD pack teaches how to: play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key;...

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Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

Jan 11 2017

Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

In this book/CD pack, Dale Turner, teaches invaluable intros, endings and turnarounds that all the pros know and use, in jazz, blues, rock and country styles. The book includes examples in standard notation and tab, and the CD features 99 demonstration tracks. It has value for all levels. There is nothing like a good intro or ending. They are classified by style which makes them especially valuable. Take example the old classic western “El Paso”. By applying Turners intro’s and endings in D you can have your very own, personalized styling that will sound unique and appropriate to lovers...

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Steve Kaufman – Complete Flatpicking Guitar

Jan 05 2017

Steve Kaufman – Complete Flatpicking Guitar

This comprehensive study of contemporary flatpicking guitar technique presents numerous solos for the beginning through advanced flatpicking guitarist along with tips on creating your own flatpicking arrangements. The book addresses the tablature system, tuning, right and left-hand technique, use of the capo and the microphone, transposing using the Nashville numbering system, bluegrass back-up, arranging flatpicking solos and instrumentals. If you’re into country or bluegrass music, or if you just want to develop outstanding flatpicking technique, this book is for you. Written in standard notation and tablature. The stereo play-along CD features Steve Kaufman’s rousing performance of each flatpicking solo!...

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Tim Quinn – 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar

Dec 28 2016

Tim Quinn – 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar

Tim Quinn Fluid Pentatonics for Guitar 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar is a comprehensive manual for developing blistering pentatonic motion that moves freely over the entire fretboard, using position-shifting slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs for speed and fluidity. Emphasis is on overcoming the restrictive nature of traditional pentatonic box scale fingerings by developing pathways that continually shift between and connect the five pentatonic boxes. Complete whole-neck control is developed through an extensive series of repeating melodic exercises and etudes. Section One presents 35 sequential whole-neck studies, each of which spans the range of twelve frets, thus unlocking virtually every...

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Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Dec 25 2016

Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Americana Acoustic Guitar is a great lesson for the guitarist who wants to spice up his/her playing with some new idea on backing themselves or other singers. Mark Stuart is master at this style of playing and is known Internationally as one of the great sidemen. He’s a good teacher, too! In this lesson, Mark focuses on various techniques and thoughts that will help you zone in on what it takes to become a tasteful side person, or to back yourself on your own songs. Topics include: Mark’s Hybrid Style (playing with flat pick and fingers); Playing Octaves on...

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It’s Easy To Play Elvis

Dec 23 2016

It’s Easy To Play Elvis

Easy to read, simplified arrangements of 18 of Presley’s best-loved songs. Includes ‘Good Luck Charm’, ‘Loving You’, ‘Teddy Bear’, ‘In The Ghetto’ and ‘Return To Sender’. Arranged for piano and vocal with guitar chord symbols. The “It’s easy to play” series is an entirely new departure in music publishing. The music is newly engraved and includes chord symbols and lyrics where appropriate. These fine arrangements are so easy even beginners can play them. A legendary singer. This man was one of the most important forces in all of rock and roll history. He was an American singer who had...

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Jack Hatfield – First Lessons Banjo

Dec 17 2016

Jack Hatfield – First Lessons Banjo

Jack Hatfield First Lessons Banjo PDF download. First Lessons on Banjo is an ultra-easy instruction manual for beginning five-string banjo played in the three finger style in G tuning. It can be used by those with no previous experience with the banjo or music of any sort. It is so basic it can be used even by small children. The book features very detailed descriptions of even the most basic aspects such as wearing the picks properly, the correct picking motion, and noting the strings properly. These are aspects that are so basic most manuals skip over them. There...

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Rich Maloof – 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You Must Know

Dec 09 2016

Rich Maloof – 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You Must Know

Top educator, player and author of dozens of instructional publications, Rich Maloof presents 50 acoustic guitar licks covering a broad range of crucial acoustic techniques you MUST know! Maloof’s handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques will help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary you’ll need to take your acoustic guitar playing to the next level. While a single-note line – a lick – is certainly fair game in here, the bread-and-butter of acoustic playing is covered in 50 lessons demonstrating fingerpicking patterns, open-string voicings, changes with bass lines, alternate tunings, Brit-pop strums, left-hand mutes, double-stops,...

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Mark John Sternal – Total Scales Techniques and Applications

Dec 05 2016

Mark John Sternal – Total Scales Techniques and Applications

Total Scales Techniques and Applications download. This complete course starts with a bonus beginner section to insure that any guitarist at any level can use this video. It quickly progresses to intermediate then advanced levels of playing. First begin with universal shapes found in every key of music to expertly play scales and leads on the entire fretboard. Don’t worry about memorizing these positions! Memory will come naturally when Mark John Sternal demonstrates how to use these scales musically. Tasty licks, tricks and techniques like hammer ons, pull offs, picking patterns, vibrato, string bending, two hand tapping. Plus techniques...

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