Provides instructions for choosing and playing an electric guitar, including reading music, playing chords, leads, and scales, different musical styles, improvising, and songwriting, and introduces prominent guitarists.
Easy to Read, Easy to Play; Effects, Styles and Technique
Author: Tony Skinner
Publisher: Flame Tree Pub
Contains the information the new or intermediate electric players need to perfect their playing of this vital instrument. It shows you how to use effects, how to adapt to stage and rehearsal amps, how to record the electric guitar at home on your computer and how to cope with cables, feedback and dodgy microphones while playing live on stage.
Strangest angels play electric guitars… Set against the backdrop of the rough, seedy Hollywood club scene, four musicians struggle in a million to one shot bid for success in the music world. But, when guitarist Francis McCombe falls in love with Spriglet, a strange girl who doesn’t speak, their world will never be the same. Taking their name from the haunting lead singer, Spriglet, the band, creates a stir, fueled as much by their offstage antics as their growing reputation as a musical force. Spriglet will lead them on a surreal, bittersweet trip from the dives of Hollywood to the heights of superstardom. Although written with a firsthand insight into the music industry, that world is merely the setting for this warm, sweet, tender, funny love story that is weird, wonderful, and full of the real…steeped in fantasy and rooted in truth. Much more than only rock and roll, this is a story of love, faith, and friendship, an enchanting journey filled with an eccentric cast of characters and told with humor and grit. “…a great authentic-without-trying feel to it…I totally got sucked in by the characters and the dialogue…drama, sex, comedy, drugs, suspense, and tragedy” Kim Richey, Grammy-nominated, Lost Highway Records artist “…a poignant look at music and other matters of the heart…heartfelt and clever…engaging and amusing” Tyler Pittman, Columbia Records “…comes alive through references to past and present popular music…a fun and informative read…magical” Sandra Faucett, ROCKRGRL magazine
This interactive package (complete with a book, an instructional CD, a wall chart poster, a guitar pick, and three sheets of fretboard stickers) equips the novice with everything he or she needs to achieve band quality competency in three months. Illustrations.
Learn To Play Electric Guitar is a truly unique method for the beginner guitarist, not only is this book a complete roadmap to learning the electric guitar but also included is special access to the books accompanying website. The accompanying website takes the method to the next level with each chapter having a video introduction and 95 play along tracks. It gives you the opportunity to get your questions answered by the authors themselves. The book is designed to take out the frustration and confusion when first learning the guitar giving beginners a solid foundation in electric guitar playing techniques such as: Power Chords 12 Bar Blues Improvisation Open Chords Barre Chords Minor Pentatonic Scale Lead Guitar Techniques
Ideal for beginners and those in the early stages of learning to play guitar. This book is part of an acclaimed series by the Registry of Guitar Tutors. This book covers all the material needed for the Registry of Guitar Tutors Grade One electric guitar examination, enabling you to gain an internationally recognized qualification. The material covered includes: open and fretted scales; 15 open position chords; exercises to use the chords with chord charts and use the scales for lead playing; full details of spoken tests on the anatomy of the guitar and musical knowledge; examples of aural assessments to develop your ear for music. Whether or not you are interesting in taking an RGT exam, studying this course will help you to achieve your full potential as a guitarist by developing all aspects of your guitar playing, increasing your knowledge of specialist electric guitar techniques and improving your understanding of the music theory that relates to electric guitar playing.
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Covers all the material needed for the RGT Grade Six electric guitar examination, enabling you to gain an internationally recognised qualification. The book should help you to develop all aspects of guitar playing, increase your knowledge of specialist electric guitar techniques, understand the music theory that relates to electric guitar playing and achieve your full potential as a guitarist.
Part of a series which offers a comprehensive method of studying the guitar, this book covers all the material needed for the RGT Preliminary Grade electric guitar examination. It aims to help the reader to: develop all aspects of guitar playing, increase knowledge of specialist electric guitar techniques, understand the music theory that relates to electric guitar playing and achieve their full potential as a guitarist.