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