The Daily Burn
Author: Christopher Cotter
A great tool for any guitar student Here is a step-by-step program that is sure to improve your guitar playing. The Daily Burn combines a daily practice routine with an effective practice log and tracking system into one easy-to-use workbook that really works. You will see and hear improvements in all aspects of your playing every day, no matter what your current skill level. Using this simple system, you will develop the "Four Pillars" of guitar technique: accuracy, dexterity, strength, and speed. You will be playing in top form, giving you the freedom to achieve your guitar playing goals. You will open and use this book every day. PROGRAM FEATURES Functional book/workbook combination that includes a complete practice log and progress tracking system for best results. Over 200 daily practice sessions. Maximize efficiency and effectiveness of practice sessions, rehearsals, and performances. Beneficial for electric and acoustic players in any style, at any skill level. Find, isolate, and eliminate "problem areas" in technique. Produces precise synchronization between the hands and fingers. Helps reduce tension and strain due to improper technique and ineffective practice habits. Avoid and/or recover from "musician's injuries" such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis. Improved technique, physical and mental preparation will allow you to play at your best in any situation at any time.
(Musicians Institute Press). Navigate the guitar neck better than ever before with this easy-to-use book! Designed from Musicians Institute core curriculum programs, it covers essential concepts for players of every level, acoustic or electric. A hands-on guide to theory, it will help you learn to build any scale or chord on your own and unleash creativity. No music reading is required.
Guitar Picking Mechanics equips you to use a standard guitar pick (a.k.a. flatpick or plectrum) to play popular styles of music as proficiently as possible. Through a series of exercises, you are trained to use the proper techniques needed to play common guitar parts. You also discover techniques that make an immediate difference in how well you pick, so you see fast results. In order to learn the most practical skills, you play examples composed in the style of familiar songs. You even unleash your creativity by applying your newfound skills to your own improvisations and compositions. Your path to picking improvement involves the development and application of the following techniques: Alternate picking Changing strings on downstrokes Downstroke sweep picking Downstroke economy picking Upstroke string changes, sweep picking, and economy picking Pick slanting Inside and outside picking Playing melodic patterns (a.k.a. "scale sequences") Crosspicking After completing Guitar Picking Mechanics, you will be able to pick more quickly, more accurately, and more comfortably. You will know how to compose fluid lead lines around efficient mechanics. Most importantly, you will discover which picking techniques work best for you so you can play to your strengths. Guitar Picking Mechanics is not just about technique—it is about your artistic expression and style. The program’s goals are for you to explore options, develop new skills, break through barriers, and make progress so that your guitar playing becomes something you can be proud of. :) The Guitar Picking Mechanics book includes: 100 pages of instruction 84 Notation Figures with Tablature 74 Audio Tracks Are you ready to make your picking problems a thing of the past? Do you want to see how changing your approach to picking can help you progress faster than you thought possible? Get your copy of Guitar Picking Mechanics today! Requirements Guitar Picking Mechanics is not a beginner guitar program. In order to take full advantage of this instruction, you should already be playing at an intermediate level. Your skills should include being able to play pentatonic scale and three-notes-per-string scale patterns. Guitar Picking Mechanics works on either an acoustic or electric guitar. Both right-handed and left-handed guitar players can follow the lessons. Audio Tracks Once you have your book, follow the instructions to download all the audio tracks. If you would prefer to have the audio tracks on CD, purchase the CD as well, which is listed and sold separately on Amazon. Book Formats Amazon sells paperbacks and Kindles. PDF eBooks are sold at the author’s website. Visit http://GuitarMusicTheory.com/pick for more information.
Author: Guitar Head
Feeling stuck with the guitar? Not able to make the progress you want? Do you want to 10x your guitar skills with minimum effort? Have you been making little to no progress with the guitar? I have been there, so I know how it feels! This book is going to help you get over that frustration! What do I have to do to 10x my guitar skills? You might be a beginner, who is just starting out with his first guitar or a guitar god who has been playing for years, all you have to do is follow the exercises given inside this guide. You will start noticing the difference by practicing just 10 minutes a day. With 100+ easily laid out tabs, you can pick up your guitar and get going instantly! When people start asking of your sudden improvement, you will know where to send them! What can the book do to my guitar skills? Help you play guitar better and longer Increase your speed and accuracy Help you solo better Play chords with more confidence Train your picking hand to move faster And lots more... Why should I buy this book over the 1000 others on the store? 100+ unique and fun exercises Tags explaining the techniques involved, difficulty level, and category for every exercise. Exercises to improve every area of your guitar skills Exercises tailor-made to entertain beginners and pros alike Methods to 10x your guitar skills by practicing just for 10 minutes a day! If you are still confused on taking action, why don't you use the "look inside" option on amazon and have a glance at the first few pages of the book to make sure this book can be your partner as you build your guitar skills! You see, I am that confident about the book! The only reason you would not get this book is if you are not serious about mastering this magical skill. To take full control of your guitar skills and become an impeccable player, scroll up and click BUY NOW!
(Guitar School). The purpose of this book is to provide the aspiring bass player with a wide variety of finger exercises for developing the techniques necessary to succeed in today's music scene. It can also play an important role in a bass player's daily practicing program. The 200 exercises are designed to help increase your speed, improve your dexterity, develop accuracy and promote finger independence. Recommended by world-acclaimed bass players, music schools and music magazines, this is the ultimate bass handbook. The added use of photos makes the lessons complete!
(Guitar Educational). Steve Vai reveals his path to virtuoso enlightenment with two challenging guitar workouts, which include scale and chord exercises, ear training, sight-reading, music theory and much more. These comprehensive workouts are reprinted by permission from Guitar World magazine.
Learn everything you need to know to start playing music from standard notation on the guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Guitar players of all ages can begin or continue their journey to a lifetime of playing either acoustic or electric guitar from musical notation. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will dive straight into learning about different notes, rests, key signatures, and chords. Upon completion of this book, you will be able to play lead sheets and arrangements at sight. Features: * Covers intermediate to advanced syncopations * Relates the notes you’re reading to the fretboard on the guitar * Teaches reading in common meters, odd meters, double time, and cut time * Guitar fingerboard chart Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
Author: Troy Nelson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
(Guitar Educational). From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, here is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned! Musical styles include rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, and funk. Techniques taught include alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, string bending, and rhythm guitar. These exercises will increase speed, and improve dexterity and pick- and fret-hand accuracy. The accompanying CD includes all 365 workout licks plus play-along grooves in every style at eight different metronome settings.
The Latin Bass Book
Author: Chuck Sher, Oscar Stagnaro
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Caribbean and various South American styles. Over 250 pages of exact transcriptions of every note Oscar plays on the 3 accompanying CDs. Endorsed by Down Beat magazine, Latin Beat magazine, Benny Rietveld, etc.
This classic text is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the neurologic examination. The book provides a thorough understanding of both the techniques of the examination and the anatomic and physiologic bases of the results. The brand new edition offers you a complete, concise reference you'll use everyday to quickly interpret the signs and symptoms of neurologic dysfunction, compare and contrast abnormalities, confirm findings, and make accurate differential diagnoses confidently to assess responses to treatment. This heavily revised new edition provides complete coverage of the nervous system including anatomic and physiologic presentation of disorders, recommended examination procedures, neurodiagnostic and laboratory testing, diagnostic reasoning, and neurologic differential diagnosis guidelines. You'll confidently identify the signs and symptoms of disease, know when additional diagnostic testing is indicated, accurately interpret diagnostic data, and recommend effective treatment options.
"240 lessons for all levels: book & video course."
Author: Scott Barnard
Publisher: Hal Leonard
(Bass Instruction). If you want to work on your bass guitar chops, this is the book for you! These 75 exercises will help you build your endurance and flexibility, challenging you in fun, interesting and methodical ways. Topics include: left-hand finger patterns; pull-offs and hammer-ons; string crossing; harmonic technique; arpeggios; scales; blues sequences; chords on the bass; articulations; rhythms; harmonics; and more.
Complete Technique for Modern Guitar Total Fretboard Accuracy Second Edition Master the Fretboard With over 200 effective exercises, Complete Technique for Modern Guitar destroys the myth that excellent guitar technique takes years to master. This book focuses on only the exercises that most quickly develop the fundamental four areas of guitar technique: Picking, Legato, Playing in Time, and Expression. Every exercise is accompanied by an individual audio track that's available for free. Don't Know what to Practice for the Greatest Benefit? There are hundreds of sources of information about 'correct' guitar technique these days and often students find themselves chasing more and more difficult, obscure exercises to perfect their technique. Complete Technique for Modern Guitar focuses only on the most beneficial, game changing exercises that will develop your playing fast, while leaving time for you to apply each exercise in a musical context. Practice Only What you Need The book begins with a short question; How much technique do you need? You are then free to decide which of the 200 in depth exercises will take you where you want to go. The point of technique practice is to allow us to express ourselves musically - Complete Technique for Modern Guitar helps you to keep that goal in mind while developing the perfect technique for what you want to play. Over 200 No-Nonsense Exercises to Help you Master Your Guitar Technique However good you want to be, all the essential exercises are broken down into the following areas: Finger Independence and Picking Legato Rhythm Expressive Techniques Check out the 60+ Excellent Reviews from Customers on Amazon.com "I find myself returning to these exercises every time that I practice." - Amazon.com review "Honestly, you follow these exercises, and page by page you'll see yourself improving day by day" - Amazon.com review Buy it Now! Scroll up to buy Complete Technique for Modern Guitar now and quickly develop the guitar technique you've been craving. Free Shipping in Paperback with Amazon Prime
The Practical Guide to Modern Music Theory for Guitarists Second Edition Master Music Theory for Guitar While Playing and Hearing it in Context. Over 200 Notated Audio Examples! + Professional Backing Tracks Guitarists are often very guilty of 'collecting' musical theory without taking the time to learn to apply the information on their instrument. 'Modern Music Theory for Guitarists' combines cutting edge, up to date musical information with over 200 exercises and examples to help you internalise and master the most important concepts in modern guitar playing. There are also bespoke, professional backing tracks from Guitar Techniques Magazine's Quist Know What's Important There are so many sources of information out there these days it's hard to know where to begin and what's important when it comes to applying music theory to the guitar. This book has been designed to take you on a journey from essential first principles through to complex, exciting musical ideas while all the time teaching you the musical application of each concept. Essential Knowledge and Musical Skills The Complete Guide to Modern Music Theory begins with the formation of the Major scale and builds steadily from the concepts taught in the first few chapters to help you master, hear and apply all the essential theory used today. Topics Covered Theory topics covered include Major and Minor Scale Construction, Harmonisation and How to Name Chords Constructing Chord Progressions, Modulation and Chord Qualities Complete Study of Modes with real world examples. Modes deconstructed into Intervallic and Three and Four Note Soloing Approaches plus Pentatonic Substitutions A 'Cheat Sheet' of the most common soloing approaches to save you hours in the practice room Guitar Licks for each mode + Professional Backing Tracks Check Out 60+ Positive Reviews Below! "Joseph Alexander writes in a very clear and concise style that is easy to follow." - Just one of the many Amazon reviews Scroll Up to Buy it Now Buy now to begin your journey into musical understanding and practical, musical application.