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