I'm Gonna Be a Guitar Player! (Book/CD Set)
Designed for 10 year olds and up, this guitar method functions as a travel guide on the path to becoming a guitar player. It will awaken you the joys of guitar playing and keep you busy with play-alongs, blues, power chords, lots of riffs, open chords, and 10 songs that were composed especially for this volume. In addition, you'll find valuable explanations about guitar playing, a small introduction to music theory and plenty of tips, tricks, and useful advice for beginners. With the enclosed CD, the notat ...more
Product Number:
610186E
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.5 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-9325-8710-3
UPC:
796279075572
ISBN13:
978-39325-8710-8
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
12/19/2000
Designed for 10 year olds and up, this guitar method functions as a travel guide on the path to becoming a guitar player. It will awaken you the joys of guitar playing and keep you busy with play-alongs, blues, power chords, lots of riffs, open chords, and 10 songs that were composed especially for this volume. In addition, you'll find valuable explanations about guitar playing, a small introduction to music theory and plenty of tips, tricks, and useful advice for beginners. With the enclosed CD, the notated examples and the guitar tablature guides, you'll be playing all the songs and exercises in this book in no time.

Chapter 1

Journey into the wide world of the guitar

concert guitar

acoustic guitar

Solid body electric guitar

jazz guitar

"How do I actually hold a guitar?"

"Don't you have to tune the guitar before you play it?"

"I want to play now, what do I do with my hands now?"

Song 1 "My First Song"

Riff 1

"The guitarists always have a piece of plastic in their hands, what's it called

is that the same?"

Riff 2

Song 2 "I'm Gonna Be A Guitar Player, Yeah"

Song 3 "It's A Long Way From E To e"

"So, now always just play without "gripping", but I find that slow

really boring."

Riff 3

Riff 4, Riff 5

Riff 6

Song 4 "My name is Andy Brehme, I play right and left"

 

Chapter 2

power chords

Riff 7

Song 5 "My First Blues"

Song 6 "My First Blues Shuffle"

Riff 8

Riff 9

"There's a way of playing it, it all sounds a bit darker, duller and shorter, how does that work?"

Riff 10

Riff 11

Major power chord, riff 12

Riff 13

Riff 14

Riff 15

 

Chapter 3

The trip goes on

Song 7 "Sliding Blues"

Riff 16, Riff 17

Riff 18

Riff 19

Open chords, E minor

A minor, Riff 20

Riff 21, Riff 22

Riff 23, Riff 24

Riff 25, Riff 26

Song 8 "Hammer On Blues"

C major

G major

Riff 27, Riff 28

Song 9 "My First Reggae"

Song 10 "The Last Of All The First Ones"

 

Chapter 4

Small journey into the world of notation

The musical notation

The grading system

rhythm pyramid

Rests, clefs, and note names

The C major scale, accidentals and accidentals

Naturals, dots and ties

Chord representation, the measure

To count

tablature

grip charts

rhythm notation

 

Appendix

Tips, tricks and useful advice

"I'm going to buy myself a guitar first"

Tips for buying a guitar, no matter how much it costs

Tips on equipment, strings

stringing

The tones on the guitar

short epilogue

special character table

 

 
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