(Guitar Educational). This ultimate guide to caring for your guitar includes: how to strip down and clean your instrument * how to set the action * how regular maintenance can improve your guitar and your playing. Top repairman Charlie Chandler will show you how to carry out basic maintenance and repairs, all of which can be done yourself, without the need for professional assistance. The book is lavishly illustrated throughout with over a hundred diagrams and photographs. Includes special troubleshooting tips to help you solve common problems like fret buzz, chips and cracks in paintwork, electrical problems, intonation, and more. Whether you're a beginner struggling with a new set of strings or a pro looking to hone your set-up, this book will help you to get more out of your guitar.
They say that if you want to live a long and happy life, don't support Newcastle United. Have you cringed whilst watching the likes of Emmanuel Riviere and Luuk de Jong trying to justify at least part of their colossal wages? Have you sat scratching your head, wondering why Moussa Sissoko and Gabriel Obertan are having as much effect on the match as... well... Florian Thauvin and Amdy Faye? Have you found yourself waggling a finger in your ear because you can't believe what actually came out of Alan Pardew's mouth? Then this is the book you've been waiting for! Join me as I lead you on a journey through another hall of shame littered with players who were paid far too much and gave the fans far too little in return. I'll answer questions such as 'What was Kenny Sansom's best moment in black and white', 'Who was the most 'Pardewed' player in the 2010s', 'How did Newcastle lose nine of their ten professional penalty shoot-outs' and 'How did Newcastle get someone to pay 30m for Moussa Sissoko' (actually, nobody knows the answer to that last question). If you need an antidote to the many times Newcastle United have ever let you down and made you think 'We'll laugh about this 7-3 defeat in a few years', then this book will go a long way to healing those wounds.
This is the 1st book design that allows the guitarist to interact with it. The sliding inner sleeves allow for quick & accurate key calculations, as well as where to play scales and also understand the uniqueness of the guitar fretboard.
Designed as a complete method, a study philosophy, a practice log, and an encyclopedia, The Guitarist's Palette explores the seven diatonic modes and their relationship to the fretboard. Using a four-step practice method, you'll be guided by a simple single-string major scale through seven six-string scale forms and advanced superimpositions. Rather than focusing on visual representations alone, ear training-based exercises teach the relationships between scales, chord tones, and tensions. "It is important to remember that The Guitarist's Palette contains knowledge that you can apply to music in general, rather than specific dialects of particular genres. Because of this universality, there are no style-specific lessons. Instead, the book thoroughly maps out the different tones (or colors) on the fretboard in a harmonic context. These approaches can then be modified using melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic ideas. This method could be utilized just as effectively by a speed metal shredder, a harmonically daring jazz improviser, or a note-efficient folky." - Page 10 Guitarists using the book should already be familiar with modes, intervals, basic chords, and seventh chords. The Guitarist's Palette can be used as a self-teaching guide or as a method book for instructors.
The most useful guitar chords in every key diagrammed in three different positions. The first position is accompanied by a photograph.
A popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. From the beginning, this method integrates chord playing with note reading. The student begins with simplified single-finger chord forms and strums as accompaniment to numerous well-known songs. Note reading is then methodically and carefully introduced. Written in standard notation. Includes access to online play-along recording and a full-length video
Presented in this informative text is a concise, clear picture of the fingernail, its anatomy, what affects its health, how to combat weak nail problems, how to obtain strong, healthy nails and what products to buy. Included is an analysis of all currently available artificial nail systems (acrylics, wraps, gels and glue on tips) with a discussion of the potential health risks involved. the Guitarist's Guide to Fingernails also introduces a revolutionary new artificial nail system that is nontoxic, removable yet effective, with no risks to the health of your natural fingernail. an absolute must for guitarist's of all kinds!
To those of us who love the guitar, music theory can seem somehow out of reach. It's a thing that some guitarists seem to just 'get,' and that others can't seem to get their heads around at all. Well, not anymore... This may be the first time you've heard his name, however Steve Maase has been a guitar legend in Albuquerque, New Mexico since the 1960's. He passed away on October 1, 2016, the morning after he finished writing this book. To those who knew him, Steve was arguably one of the most gifted and under-heard guitarists of his generation. But he is most remembered as a teacher who genuinely cared about his students. Steve gave nearly a hundred guitar lessons a week for more than 50 years and changed many of his students' lives in the process.
Arranged and edited by guitar legend Pepe Romero this guitar duet of Spanish Dance No. 5 by Enrique Granados is a must for any collection. Book includes full score, Guitar I and Guitar II parts.
Licks in every substyle of punk including the New York scene, the LA scene, the London scene, thrash and grunge, with detailed information about important artists and their contributions. All licks are shown in standard music notation and TAB and demonstrated on the CD.
Flamenco Explained, The Guitarist's Survival Guide, is the first book that breaks down the inner workings of flamenco and helps the guitarist truly understand this this amazing art form. Flamenco Explained presents the underlying architecture of flamenco in a new way that is accessible to all musicians and prepares the aspiring guitarist to accompany flamenco dance and Cante and communicate with other flamenco musicians. Flamenco Explained has already been used as the foundation for Berklee College of Music's first ever flamenco guitar class.
(Musicians Institute Press). Starting at the elementary level and progressing to advanced techniques, this comprehensive method is like a complete two-year guitar course in book form. It includes over 450 songs and examples, and covers: notes, rhythms, keys, positions, dynamics, syncopation, chord charts, duets, scale forms, phrasing, odd time, and much more. Designed from an Musicians Institute core curriculum program.
From the second half of the 20th century into the new millenium, some bands have stretched the limits of rock. The great progressive rock artists of the world such as Yes, Kim Crimson, Queensryche, Dream Theater, and Symphony X have expanded the possibilities, exploring elements of classical, jazz and other styles while maintaining the excitement and edge of rock. This book provides a look at the inner workings of this music, providing the tools and inspiration you need to create your own progressive rock sound. You'll learn fascinating chords, odd time signatures, metric and harmonic modulations, exotic scales and advanced guitar soloing concepts. Finally, here is guidance for the guitarist who's ready to rise above and beyond the confines of simple rock 'n' roll and push the boundaries where few dare to go. The CD demonstrates the examples in the book. 96 pages.
This book was written by one of America’s greatest studio guitarists, the late Tommy Tedesco. It details his approach to mastering the guitar and his reflections on his remarkable career playing for motion picture and television soundtracks. He includes solos, magazine articles he authored, his reflections on technical aspects of the guitar such as sight reading, and even several guitar scores from motion pictures. A wealth of knowledge and experience in the music industry is contained in this book. It is a valuable addition to the library of any guitarist.
Provides information on creating professional-sounding recordings of guitar music using Pro Tools.
As more and more guitarists begin to use amp simulation software, it becomes increasingly important for them to have a tool that will help them to get the most out of it. That tool has arrived in the form of THE GUITARIST'S GUIDE TO SONAR. Designed for guitarists of varying levels of experience with music software, this book covers some of the considerations unique to recording guitar with any computer-based system, and then progresses into guitar-specific techniques for Cakewalk SONAR. The first eight chapters are designed to flow in order, but after that, the book is more of a collection of tools and tips that you can dip into as needed. Are you having problems nailing a solo? Then check out the chapter "Perfect Takes with Composite Recording." Miss the sound of that ancient phase shifter you sold on eBay? Then read "How to Emulate Vintage Effects." Not happy with the sound of amp sims? There are plenty of ways to sweeten their sound, as described in "How to Improve Amp Sim Tone." Think of this book as a reference that can help you solve problems, but also, there's a lot of material intended to inspire you to try new and different techniques and get your creative juices flowing.