DescriptionWith this volume in the Play Like... series, you can study the trademark songs, licks, tones, and techniques of singer/songwriter and master guitarist John Mayer.This comprehensive book and audio teaching method provides detailed analysis of Mayer´s gear, tone, techniques, styles, songs, licks, riffs and much more. You´ll learn everything you need to know about his renowned Guitar playing, from his pop styles to his authentic blues chops and beyond.The price of this book includes access to audio tracks online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside the book. This book also includes Playback+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys and pan left or right.Play Like John Mayer: The Ultimate Guitar Lesson features lessons from 15 songs spanning Mayer´s entire career as well as five full songs: Bold as Love, Gravity, No Such Thing, Perfectly Lonely and Slow Dancing in a Burning Room.
Learn the art of fingerstyle jazz guitar with these 12 insightful lessons. With chapters aimed at building chord vocabulary, separating bass and melody voices, and improvisation in the style of jazz guitar greats like Wes Montgomery and Joe Pass, this book is your guide to building and playing great solo guitar arrangements of songs from the classic jazz-standard repertoire. Complete with jazz interpretations of traditional songs. Lessons include audio downloads, standard notation and tablature for all examples and songs, and much more.
Delve deep into the world of jazz guitar with this book of 10 extended lessons from master guitarist Sean McGowan. You´ll learn vocabulary for soloing over essential jazz forms like the 12-bar blues and rhythm changes, as well as virtually any chord progression you encounter. You´ll acquire a broad palette of chord voicings, along with the rhythmic ideas for smart comping. And you´ll absorb techniques for playing everything cleanly and efficiently - not just for jazz but any style. Lessons include audio downloads and videos, as well as standard notation and tablature, for all examples.
Teach yourself to play authentic blues Guitar with this book and video set. Each music example in Teach Yourself To Play Blues Guitar is taught and performed on video by author and blues historian Dave Rubin.You´ll learn many tips, techniques and tools of the trade along the way as you hone your burgeoning blues bravado. No music reading is required. Each example is notated in an easy-to-understand rhythm tab format and demonstrated on video.The price of this book includes access to video lessons online, for download or streaming, using the unique code supplied inside the book.
This book and download set from Berklee Press introduces the reader to the rich and varied world of mainstream jazz Guitar.Jazz Swing Guitar contains 47 lessons and etudes that present a comprehensive course of study to facilitate rapid progress with harmonic sensibility, fingerboard scholarship, essential repertoire, and stylistic nuance. These gorgeous, performance-quality etudes are rooted in the timeless jazz swing tradition, for solo, duet, and soloing over ensemble. The accompanying recording demonstrates performances of the etudes. Traditional notation and tablature are included.
Media Type : DVDLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : All StylesSeries : Anyone Can PlayNumber of pages : 65This self-guided beginner´s violin course is designed for anyone of any age who wants to play violin. No previous musical experience is necessary! This course will teach you the basics for all types of performance, from classical to country, in a clear, step- by-step process compatible with Suzuki pedagogy. Lessons include: instrument care, tuning, positioning, note reading, playing pizzicato on open strings, fingering and use of the bow. The DVD booklet is available for download here. 65 minutes.
Blues Harmonica Level 1, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, is an exciting beginning Blues Harmonica course. The ideas presented are solid in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level!Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes and Tongue Blocking are covered. The recording includes all Harmonica parts notated in the book with accompaniment music. This book and its recording use a ´C´ and ´A´ major diatonic Harmonica. Access to audio download available online.
A practical and imaginative guide to improvisation for instrumentalists and pianists of any age, from beginners to approximately grade 4 level. The Improvisation book takes students on a journey around the world, exploring music from other cultures as well asdeveloping improvising skills and building confidence. The book is designed to be be used alongside instrumental/piano lessons, in preparation for Trinity Guildhall/ABRSM exams or in the Key Stage 2/3 classroom. The enhanced CD features audio tracks to play along with and piano accompaniments to download.
A practical and imaginative guide to jazz for instrumentalists and pianists of any age, from beginners to approximately grade 4 level. Through listening and improvising, it explores swing, the blues scale, jazz harmony and structure and is ideal for players keen to cross over from classical to jazz. The book is designed to be be used alongside instrumental/piano lessons, in preparation for Trinity Guildhall/ABRSM exams or in the Key Stage 2/3 classroom. The enhanced CD features audio tracks to play along with and piano accompaniments to download.