A comprehensive, lesson by lesson introduction to the guitar, covering notes on all six strings, reading music, picking technique, basic music theory and incorporating well known traditional, pop/rock, folk and blues songs. Comes with instructions to receive free online video & audio demonstrating all examples.
An easy to follow Guitar method for the complete beginner. Covers both melody and chord playing using standard notations and tablature. Introduces all the essential techniques and music fundamentals. Includes chords and melodies of many well known songs in a variety of musical styles.
12 Stave 100 Page Pad. An A4 hole-punched rear off pad so they can be easily torn out to keep in a folder. Containing 100 pages of high quality 12 stave manuscript paper printed front and back. Free theory chart inside.
For Beginner Bass Players. An easy and informative introduction to playing the Electric Bass. The emphasis is on making music right from the start. Includes all the essential techniques and music fundamentals as they apply to bass playing.
Progressive Guitar Method Book 2 picks up from where Book 1 ends and contains all you need to know to continue learning to be a great guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson guitar tutorial.
Covers scales and patterns over the entire fretboard so that you can improvise against major, minor and blues progressions in any key. Learn the licks and techniques used by all lead guitarists such as hammer-ons, slides, bending, vibrato, pick tremolo, double notes, slurring and right hand tapping. Comes with instructions to receive free online video & audio demonstrating all examples.
Voted second on Modern Drummer's list of 25 Greatest Drum Books in 1993, Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer is one of the most versatile and practical works ever written for drums. Created exclusively to address syncopation, it has earned its place as a standard tool for teaching beginning drummers syncopation and strengthening reading skills. This book includes many accented eighths, dotted eighths and sixteenths, eighth-note triplets and sixteenth notes for extended solos. In addition, teachers can develop many of their own examples from it.
Alfred's Drum Method, Books 1 is the ideal teaching tool to help prepare beginning players for all styles of snare drum and percussion performance. Book 1 contains 80 pages of sequential instruction covering rudimental studies, roll studies, contest solos, and bass drum and cymbal technique. Book 1 also includes 23 solos suitable for recitals and contests.
For Beginning Harmonica Players. A great introduction to the fundamentals of harmonica playing. All examples sound great and are fun to play. Covers a variety of styles including Folk, Blues, Rock and Classical, along with an introduction to improvising.
A carefully graded, lesson-by-lesson learning method for the younger student using very easy arrangements of many favorite children's songs. Introduces five notes and three easy chord shapes. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full color.
An informative, easy to follow introduction to the world of blues harmonica. Introduces cross harp playing immediately and covers essential techniques such as note bending, vibrato, slides, train rhythms, call and response and improvisation.
A collection of over 70 well known songs with chord symbols which can be used alone or in conjunction with Progressive Guitar Method Book 1. Contains 8 more lessons including information on major scales, keys, triplets, 6/8 time, sixteenth notes, syncopation and swing rhythms.
Cajón Power is a real cajón encyclopaedia, where Marco Fadda plays and explains both traditional and modern rhythms, with the aid of 34 excepcional musicians, among them Billy Cobham, Joey De Francesco and Giovanni Hidalgo.
The Hal Leonard Bass Method is designed for anyone just learning to play electric bass. It is based on years of teaching bass students of all ages and it also reflects some of the best bass teaching ideas from around the world. This special bound edition contains Books 1, 2 and 3 with online audio examples.
A carefully graded, lesson-by-lesson learning method for the younger student using very easy arrangements of over 20 favourite children's song. Introduces five notes with the right hand, and three one-finger chords with the left hand. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full color.