$19.99
The Total Beginning Guitarist
A Fun and Comprehensive Beginning Method Featuring Rock, Blues, and Jazz Styles
By Rich Hinman and Amanda Monaco
Item: 00-39381
UPC: 038081441474
ISBN 10: 0739090674
ISBN 13: 9780739090671
PRICE: $19.99
Series: The Total Guitarist
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Guitar
The Total Beginning Guitarist teaches everything a novice needs to know to start playing rock, jazz, and blues guitar right away. Even the music lover who has never held a guitar will be playing easy chords and songs immediately. This user-friendly method covers subjects ranging from chord strumming and fingerstyle to basic lead guitar and improvisation. The warm and encouraging style of the authors will motivate even the most casual hobbyist. With a variety of musical styles and a comprehensive, engaging, and thorough approach to learning the guitar, this book & CD kit provides everything a new guitarist will need to begin a fun and fulfilling musical journey.
TITLE COMPOSER
Allow It to Happen
Improvising on the 5th and 6th Strings
Minor Blues
Song of Major
Variations on the 12-Bar Blues
Country Blues
The Bass-Strum Pattern
Bass-Strum Blues
Dotted Quarter Notes
Ooh La La
The Major Scale and Its Use in Improvisation
C Major Scale Etude
Swing Blues
Improvising a Solo
In Shallow Water
The Big Switch
Freddie's Bounce
The C Chord and a New Rock Song
Up the Road
Eighth Rests
Spang-Spang-a-Lang
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Three-in-One
Dotted Half Notes
12-Bar Blues in A
Song for Whole and Half
Rock Riff 2
Power Chords and the Blues
Simple Shuffle
Shufflin'
Swamp Thing
Dissatisfied
Basic Lead Guitar
The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Tuning the Guitar
String Names and Numbers
Methods of Tuning
First Chords and First Songs
Nappin'
Eighth-Note Rock
Notes on the 4th String
Ties
Extended Chords
Chord Encyclopedia
Guitar Fretboard Chart
Conclusion
Time Signatures, Measures, and Beats
Along the Road
Yankee Doodle
Enharmonic Equivalents
Accidental Exercise
Careful
The New Blues
Basic Rhythm and Strumming
Quarter Strums Review
12-Tone Tune
Enharmonic Equivalents
Notes on the 6th String
Eighth Strums
Baby
Bass Is the Place
Funky
Riff Rock
Stop-Time
Strumming Eighths on A
Nostalgia
Triplets
Swing Eighths
Improvising on the 1st and 2nd Strings
A One and-a Two and-a
Improvising on the 3rd and 4th Strings
Song for Ewe
Minor Chords and a New Strum
On the Way to Heaven
Combining Quarter and Eighth Strums
E Minor Strum
Power Chord Exercise
I, IV, V---The Primary Chords
A New 12-Bar Blues
Rock Blues
Rock Riffs
More Power Chords
Root-6 Power Chords
Simple Riff
Rock Riff 1
Root-5 Power Chords
A Word About Improvisation
A Minor Pentatonic Solo
Comping
Turnaround-a-Roo
Turnaround-a-Two
More Chords and Chord Progressions
E String Jam
Reading Standard Music Notation
Pitch
7 Chords
Right-Hand Technique
3rd String Exercise
I've Been Told Some More
Moveable Chords
Notes on the 2nd String
Half Notes
Quarter Rests
I've Been Told
Buying a Guitar
High Lonesome
Reading Chords
A Minor Song
Minor Blues
Reading Tablature
Basic Music Theory
The Musical Alphabet
Half and Whole Steps
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
I've Been Working on the Railroad
An Introduction to Rock Playing
Power Chords
The Musical Alphabet on the Guitar
More on the Major Scale
How Chords Are Built
Keys
Rhythm in Standard Notation
The ii-V-I Progression
Parts of the Guitar
Holding the Guitar
Two Positions for Playing the Guitar
Left-Hand Technique
Notes on the 3rd String
Four, No More
Rest Easy
Eighth Notes
Intervals
Chord Theory
Major and Minor Triads
Diminished and Augmented Triads
Notes on the 1st String
Quarter Notes
1st String Exercise---No. 1
The I-vi-ii-V Progression
The iii-vi-ii-V Progression
Soloing Over a 12-Bar Blues---Revisited
1st String Exercise---No. 2
A Minor Blues Too
Whole Notes
Whole Rests
The Whole Truth
...And Nothing But
Fingerstyle
Sunday Picnic
Scarborough Fair---Melody
Scarborough Fair---Fingerstyle Accompaniment
Pickup Notes
Riffin' on the 5th
St. Louis Blues
Accidentals
Your Next Two Chords: CMaj7 and Amin7
CMaj7-Amin7-Dmin-G7 (or, How to Play 80% of All Jazz Tunes)
Soulful Heart
Two New Chords: A7 and E7
The 12-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues
Two New Chords and Another 12-Bar Blues
Another Three-Chord Tune
Caveman
Blues Solo
Notes on the 5th String
Song for Fonzie
About the Authors
Introduction
Half Rests
Two-Step Shuffle
Shave and a Haircut
Open Hands
Barre Chords
The E-Form Barres
The A-Form Barres
Lessons Learned