Bass Guitar For Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction

Author: Patrick Pfeiffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118748808

Category: Music

Page: 408

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Updated with the latest bass guitar technology, accessories, and more The bass is the heart of music. So leave center stage to the other musicians—you have more important work to do. You can find everything you need to dominate bass in Bass Guitar For Dummies, 3rd Edition. You'll get expert advice on the basics, like deciding what kind of bass to buy and which accessories are necessary and which are just nice to have. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions for getting started, from how to hold and position your bass to reading notation and understanding chords, scales, and octaves to playing solos and fills. Access to audio tracks and instructional videos on Dummies.com New musical exercises as well as updates to charts, illustrations, photos, and resources Whether you're a beginner picking up a bass for the first time or an experienced player looking to improve your skills, Bass Guitar For Dummies is an easy-to-follow reference that gives you just enough music theory to get you going on your way fast!
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Guitar Rhythm & Technique For Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction

Author: Desi Serna

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119022878

Category: Music

Page: 312

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With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Rhythm and Technique For Dummies breaks down the basics of reading, counting, strumming, and picking rhythms on guitar. You get to know the basics of notation including time signatures, bars, beats, and rests. You play examples of eighth and sixteenth note rhythms, including common strum patterns heard in popular music. You follow a step-by-step process to improve your rhythm, feel, and timing. Additionally, you work with physical aspects of guitar playing including techniques for both your right and left hands. Key content coverage includes: Strum patterns; articulations such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends, and vibrato; picking techniques such as flat picking, finger picking, hybrid picking, muting, pinch harmonics, double stops, dive bombing, and tapping; styles such as pop, rock, blues, folk, and funk. Guitar Rhythm and Technique For Dummies presents the guidance beginning to advanced players need to improve their musical timing and skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book.
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Guitar Theory For Dummies

Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction

Author: Desi Serna

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118646932

Category: Music

Page: 320

View: 4630

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Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own. This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.
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Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Teach Yourself How to Play Bass Guitar (Free Video Available)

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com,Gary Turner

Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com

ISBN: 9825320044

Category: Music

Page: 52

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy bass lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free bass videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "I love this book! It taught me everything I needed to know about playing bass." - Harry Smith, Watertown MA Progressive Beginner Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses including electric bass and acoustic bass. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the bass guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass guitar from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play beginner bass notes and beginner bass scales used in popular bass lines and bass licks • All the fundamental techniques of bass playing including how to play bass with a pick or fingers and how to play using alternate picking, slides and hammer-ons • How to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tab for beginners • Bass theory for reading key signatures, time signatures, intervals, sharps and flats, ties, rests, triplets and syncopation • How to tune bass • Bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass guitar • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass guitar lessons written by a professional bass teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read bass music for beginners, accompanying guitar chords and easy bass tabs for beginners • 61 bass exercises, bass riffs, bass arpeggios and popular easy bass songs for beginners in classic rock styles • Diagrams showing all notes on the bass guitar fretboard Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's bass lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
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5-String Bass Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Teach Yourself How to Play Bass (Free Audio Available)

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com,Stephan Richter

Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com

ISBN: 9825321628

Category: Music

Page: N.A

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Teach yourself how to play bass with our easy 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "This book explores the potential that the added string gives you on a 5 string bass. It's also great for learning chord arpeggios and scales, which are essential for writing your own bass lines. This book is invaluable for anyone who has bought a 5 string bass. I love this book! This is my favorite bass book!" - Jim Patterson, Honolulu HI Progressive 5 String Bass contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great 5 string bass player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson 5 string bass tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of basses. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the bass is required to teach yourself to learn to play bass from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play five string bass guitars • How to play bass notes, bass arpeggios, bass grooves and beginner bass scales used in 5 string bass music • All the fundamental techniques of 5 string bass playing • Bass theory for learning how to read bass music for beginners and how to read bass tabs for beginners • How to tune a bass • 5 string bass tips and bass tricks that every player should know when learning bass • Shortcuts for how to learn bass fast by getting the most from bass practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the bass today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners bass lessons written by a professional bass teacher • Complete with photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read bass music for beginners and easy bass tabs for beginners with chords for accompaniment • Bass chord pattern diagrams for all important bass chord arpeggios • 68 bass exercises, bass scales and bass arpeggios Beginner bass lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the bass, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's 5 string bass guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and bass teachers worldwide to learn how to play bass. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted bass lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Video Available)

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com,Gary Turner

Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com

ISBN: 982532001X

Category: Music

Page: 60

View: 4735

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Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy guitar lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free guitar videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** "...I've used this book for about eight years and I give it five stars both for teachers and beginning students!" - Guitar Guy (Virginia) [Amazon] Progressive Beginner Guitar contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson guitar tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of guitars including acoustic guitar and electric guitar. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play guitar from this book. Teach yourself: ́ How to play rhythm guitar and how to play lead guitar ́ How to play guitar chords for beginners and rhythm guitar strumming patterns ́ How to play beginner guitar notes and beginner guitar scales used in lead guitar solos, riffs and licks ́ All the fundamental techniques of guitar playing ́ How to read guitar tabs for beginners ́ Guitar theory for learning how to read guitar music for beginners including key signatures, time signatures, sharps and flats, ties, rests and major scales ́ How to tune a guitar ́ Guitar tips and guitar tricks that every player should know when learning guitar ́ Shortcuts for how to learn guitar fast by getting the most from guitar practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the guitar today. Features include: ́ Progressive step-by-step easy beginners guitar lessons written by a professional guitar teacher ́ Full color photos and diagrams ́ Easy-to-read guitar music for beginners, guitar chords for beginners and easy guitar tabs for beginners covering both melody and chord playing ́ Guitar chord chart containing formulas and chord diagrams for all important guitar chords ́ 60 guitar exercises, guitar chord progressions and popular easy guitar songs for beginners in rock guitar, country guitar, folk guitar, blues guitar and pop guitar styles Beginner guitar lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and guitar teachers worldwide to learn how to play guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted guitar lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
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Fretboard Theory Volumes I + II Combined

The Complete Guitar Theory Series on Scales, Chords, Progressions, Modes, Song Composition, and More.

Author: Desi Serna

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542403221

Category:

Page: 362

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Do you love sitting at home playing guitar, but find yourself playing the same old things over and over without making much progress? When other musicians invite you to jam, do you worry that you won't be able to keep up? Are you a veteran guitarist who has played for years, but you're embarrassed to admit you have no idea what you're doing? If you want to take your guitar playing to the next level, compose songs like you hear on the radio, and improvise your own music, then you need Fretboard Theory. Fretboard Theory by Desi Serna teaches music theory for guitar including scales, chords, progressions, modes, song composition, and more. The hands-on approach to theory shows you how music "works" on the guitar fretboard by visualizing shapes and patterns and how they connect to make music. Lessons include: Volume I * Learn pentatonic and major scale patterns as used to play melodies, riffs, solos, and bass lines * Move beyond basic chords and common barre chords by playing the types of chord inversions and chord voicings used by music's most famous players * Chart guitar chord progressions and play by numbers like the pros * Identify correct scales to play over chords and progressions so you can improvise at will * Create new sounds with music modes and get to know Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian * Add variety to your playing by using intervals such as thirds, fourths, and sixths * Increase your chord vocabulary by using added chord tones and extensions to play chord types such as major 7, minor 7, sus2, sus4, add9, and more * Learn how all the different aspects of music fit together to make a great song * See how theory relates to popular styles of music and familiar songs Volume II * Gain new perspective on keys and tonalities so that you have total control over the music you play * Get to know scale formulas and new number systems so you know music from the inside out * Push to and resolve on chords using dominant function and voice leading * Change keys, borrow chords, and mix modes in order to add more variety to your chord progressions * Get jazzy by using chromatic, diminished, and augmented passing chords * Become a more proficient lead guitarist by narrowing your focus to the scale patterns preferred by the pros * Make your lead lines more melodic and give them more direction with chord tone soloing * Create new sounds and new chord progressions with the harmonic minor scale * Add more depth and dimension to your playing by using pedal point and pedal tones Fretboard Theory will have you mastering music like a pro easier and faster than you ever thought possible. Plus, it's the ONLY GUITAR THEORY RESOURCE in the world that includes important details to hundreds of popular songs. You learn how to play in the style of pop, rock, acoustic, blues, and more! This guitar instruction is perfect whether you want to jam, compose or just understand the music you play better. The material is suitable for both acoustic and electric guitar, plus it features many references to bass. Requirements: Not for beginners. Recommended for intermediate level players on up. Video Fretboard Theory is also available as a 33-hour video series that is sold separately on the author's GuitarMusicTheory.com website. Visit the website and sign up for email lessons to sample the footage. Fretboard Theory Volumes I + II Combined This particular listing is for both volumes in the Fretboard Theory series, I and II. You get one book with the entire contents of both volumes inside. The price for this combination bundle is 25% less than purchasing the two volumes separately.
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