$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
Reading Standard Music Notation
The Minor Pentatonic Scale
1st String Exercise---No. 1
More Chords and Chord Progressions
Power Chords
The Musical Alphabet
1st String Exercise---No. 2
Whole Notes
Whole Rests
The Whole Truth
The ii-V-I Progression
The I-vi-ii-V Progression
The iii-vi-ii-V Progression
...And Nothing But
Soloing Over a 12-Bar Blues---Revisited
Song for Fonzie
Two New Chords: A7 and E7
Improvising on the 3rd and 4th Strings
Song for Ewe
Improvising on the 5th and 6th Strings
Dotted Quarter Notes
Bass-Strum Blues
Minor Blues
A Minor Song
Minor Blues
Reading Tablature
Ooh La La
About the Authors
Introduction
Notes on the 2nd String
Half Notes
Quarter Rests
A Minor Blues Too
Fingerstyle
Sunday Picnic
Scarborough Fair---Melody
Buying a Guitar
I've Been Told
Scarborough Fair---Fingerstyle Accompaniment
Tuning the Guitar
String Names and Numbers
Methods of Tuning
First Chords and First Songs
Reading Chords
Intervals
Chord Theory
Major and Minor Triads
High Lonesome
Notes on the 3rd String
Four, No More
Rest Easy
Eighth Notes
Diminished and Augmented Triads
Time Signatures, Measures, and Beats
In Shallow Water
The Big Switch
Freddie's Bounce
3rd String Exercise
Nappin'
Eighth-Note Rock
Notes on the 4th String
7 Chords
Extended Chords
Chord Encyclopedia
Guitar Fretboard Chart
The C Chord and a New Rock Song
Ties
A One and-a Two and-a
The Bass-Strum Pattern
Conclusion
Three-in-One
The 12-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues
Two New Chords and Another 12-Bar Blues
Along the Road
Up the Road
Eighth Rests
Spang-Spang-a-Lang
12-Bar Blues in A
Your Next Two Chords: CMaj7 and Amin7
CMaj7-Amin7-Dmin-G7 (or, How to Play 80% of All Jazz Tunes)
Soulful Heart
Dotted Half Notes
Caveman
Blues Solo
Notes on the 5th String
Careful
The New Blues
Basic Rhythm and Strumming
Song for Whole and Half
Pickup Notes
Riffin' on the 5th
Quarter Strums Review
St. Louis Blues
More on the Major Scale
How Chords Are Built
Power Chord Exercise
Half and Whole Steps
Enharmonic Equivalents
The Musical Alphabet on the Guitar
A New 12-Bar Blues
Parts of the Guitar
Holding the Guitar
Two Positions for Playing the Guitar
Left-Hand Technique
I've Been Told Some More
Half Rests
Two-Step Shuffle
Shave and a Haircut
Moveable Chords
Barre Chords
The E-Form Barres
The A-Form Barres
Open Hands
Lessons Learned
Right-Hand Technique
Simple Shuffle
Shufflin'
A Word About Improvisation
E String Jam
Root-5 Power Chords
Swamp Thing
Dissatisfied
Basic Lead Guitar
A Minor Pentatonic Solo
Comping
Turnaround-a-Roo
Turnaround-a-Two
Pitch
Rhythm in Standard Notation
Notes on the 1st String
Quarter Notes
Another Three-Chord Tune
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Yankee Doodle
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
I've Been Working on the Railroad
An Introduction to Rock Playing
The Major Scale and Its Use in Improvisation
C Major Scale Etude
Song of Major
Basic Music Theory
Swing Eighths
Swing Blues
Minor Chords and a New Strum
On the Way to Heaven
Enharmonic Equivalents
Notes on the 6th String
Baby
Bass Is the Place
Keys
Rock Blues
I, IV, V---The Primary Chords
More Power Chords
Root-6 Power Chords
Rock Riffs
Rock Riff 1
Rock Riff 2
Power Chords and the Blues
Simple Riff
Funky
Combining Quarter and Eighth Strums
Accidentals
Accidental Exercise
Eighth Strums
Strumming Eighths on A
Nostalgia
Triplets
12-Tone Tune
Riff Rock
Stop-Time
Improvising a Solo
Improvising on the 1st and 2nd Strings
E Minor Strum
Allow It to Happen
Variations on the 12-Bar Blues
Country Blues