Learn notes, chords, songs, and playing techniques from the master of modern ukulele! In this unique book with online video, Jake Shimabukuro will get you started on playing the ukulele. The book includes full transcriptions of every example, the video features Jake teaching you everything you need to know plus video of Jake playing all the examples. In addition, the video includes performances of Jake playing some of his most popular arrangements such as ´´While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and ´´Ukulele Five-Oh,” among others. The video is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded.
Take your playing from ordinary to extraordinary with this all-encompassing book/audio package. Whether you play acoustic piano, keyboards, synthesizers - or all three - you´ll receive valuable tips on performing, recording, the music business, instruments, equipment, soloing techniques, music theory and more. Includes access to audio tracks online of most of the examples in the book, performned on a variety of instruments. Includes 150 informative entries on the following topics: arpeggio - chord progressions - digital audio workstation - ear training - funk - GarageBand - improvisation - jazz - key signatures - MIDI - ProTools - soloing - voice leading - and much more.
DescriptionThe Hal Leonard Adult Piano Method has been devised specially for the older beginner, offering direct tuition with engaging music to inspire your first steps into Piano playing.Combine lessons, solos, technique and theoryMoves comfortably through new concepts and materialEncourages the student to become immediately engaged in playing the instrumentMaterial is well-planned and free of technical jargonProvides opportunities for student improvisationBeautifully-realised teacher duets and richly-orchestrated CD and MIDI accompaniment disks provide a rewarding musical experience
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.
DescriptionA piano method to please students, teachers and parents! The Hal Leonard Student Piano Library is clear, concise and carefully graded. Perfect for private and group tuition.Piano Lessons Book 3 covers quaver notes, 6ths, dotted crotchet-quaver notes, major 5-finger patterns and major triads, minor 5-finger patterns and minor triads. With CD.
DescriptionA piano method to please students, teachers and parents! The Hal Leonard Student Piano Library is clear, concise and carefully graded. Perfect for private and group tuition.Piano Lessons Book 1 covers sitting at the piano, feeling the beat, keyboard structure, black-key groups, white-key groups, playing on all white keys, moving in 2nds and moving in 3rds. With CD.
DescriptionIn Piano Lessons Book 5, students are introduced to sixteenth notes in various rhythm patterns. The wide variety of student selections includes 3 folk, 4 jazz, 13 classical and 8 contemporary original pieces. Scales (in both 8th and 16th note patterns) with their cadences are presented in five major and five minor keys. Root, 1st inversion, 2nd inversion, and open position chords for each key centre are introduced. This package includes both a Piano Lessons Book and CD featuring wonderful tracks to accompany the student during practice or performance. SonglistA Minor Contribution [Boyd, Bill]A Whispered Promise [Keveren, Phillip]Allegro [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]Arabesque [Burgmuller, Fredrich]Bethena [Joplin, Scott]Bouncing Back [Keverin, Phillip]Canon In D T.337 [Pachelbel, Johann]Cartoon Villain [Keveren, Phillip]Curtain Call [Keveren, Phillip]Everybody´s Blues [Boyd, Bill]Fantasia [Telemann, Georg Philipp]German Dance [Beethoven, Ludwig Van]Gypsy Song [Reinhold, Hugo]Innocence [Burgmuller, Fredrich]Inspector Hound Returns [Keveren, Phillip]Michael, Row The Boat AshoreMinuet In G Minor [Bach, Anna Magdalena]Nothing Could Be Finer Than Minor [Boyd, Bill]Prelude [Concone, Giuseppe]Romance In B Minor [Keveren, Phillip]Scherzino [Maykapar, Samuel]Simple GiftsSpinning A Yarn [Keveren, Phillip]The Bear [Rebikoff, Vladimir]The Clown [Rebikov, Vladimir]The Kind Cuckoo [Couperin, Francois]Wade In The Water [Kern, Fred]Windmill [Keveren, Philip]
DescriptionBook 4 expands on the related five-finger patterns learned in Book 3 to introduce the scales of C Major, A Minor, G Major and E Minor. Chord progressions in close position are also presented in each of these keys. Syncopated rhythms, syncopated pedalling and opposing articulations between the hands create performances with style, colour, and texture. The package includes both a Piano Lessons book and CD featuring wonderful tracks to accompany the student during practice and performance.SonglistAll The Pretty Little HorsesAllegro [Gurlitt, Cornelius]Allegro [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]Blues For A Count [Berr, Bruce]Doo Wop Ditty [Keveren, Phillip]Etude [Schytte, Ludwig]Jig [Kern, Fred]Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho [Keveren, Phillip]Longing [Kreader, Barbara]On The Prowl [Keveren, Phillip]Presto [Benda, George A.]Ready To Rock [Keveren, Phillip]Relay Race [Czerny , Carl]Rhapsody [Linn, Jennifer]Ribbons [Kern, Fred]Rustic Dance [Kreader, Barbara]Spanish Dance [Clementi, Muzio]Starry Night [Taranta, Italo]The Bass Singer [Schytte, Ludwig]True Blues [Boyd, Bill]Two - Four - Six - Eight [Boyd, Bill]Wandering [Kern, Fred]
DescriptionWith this new dedicated UK edition, teachers can introduce the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library method to their students by using just one book.All-In-One Piano Lessons Book B combines selected pages from the Piano Lessons, Technique, Solos, Theory Workbook, and Practice Games into one easy-to-manage book.A perfect choice for beginning group or private instruction, this book/CD offers students a variety of styles and moods, and includes the ´best ever´ teacher accompaniments. The CD is enhanced so besides working in any CD player, Windows and Mac computer users can also access MIDI files for each song!