This book is the perfect introduction to the Guitar for kids of all ages. With no sheet music to follow, kids can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and photos to learn their first chords, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first guitar! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at their own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Simply follow the lessons in the book and kids will be playing guitar in no time !
Julia Crowe interviews the world's leading guitarists, from Les Paul, Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Jimmie Vaughan, Joe Satriani, Melissa Etheridge, to Lee Ranaldo, George Benson and Jimmy Page. In interviews that offer an intimate insights into their beginnings as they recall their first instrument and share their memories of the inspiration, challenges, and successes of their early days. "Collecting these tales has been admittedly addictive because each story is as unique, compelling and illuminating as the performer... My intent was simple - to ask the artists to speak for themselves." - Julia Crowe Crossing a vast array of genres, showing the common experience of all guitarists, Julia Crowe offers intimate and deeply human insights into a musician's beginnings as her interviewees recall their first instrument and share their memories of the inspiration, challenges, and successes of those early days.
An inspiring, acclaimed picture book about family and music that details the electric moment with Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones first picked up a guitar, illustrated by his daughter, Theodora Richards. Long before there was a band, there was a boy: a young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, Theodore Augustus Dupree, affectionately known as "Gus," who was in a jazz big band and is the namesake of Keith's daughter, Theodora Dupree Richards. Gus & Me offers a rare and intimate look into the childhood of the legendary Keith Richards through this poignant and inspiring story that is lovingly illustrated with Theodora Richards's exquisite pen-and-ink collages. This unique autobiographical picture book honors the special bond between a grandfather and grandson and celebrates the artistic talents of the Richards family through the generations. It also includes selected photographs from the Richards family collection.
By pressing the buttons in this unique and exciting sound book, children can play the guitar along to music. There are four guitar chords to play, and five tunes to play along to, with easy-to-follow instructions and charming animal characters to explain how to do it. A delightful way for children to start to make music and learn about how it works. Coloured dots for each chord and step-by-step instructions make it very simple to follow. Builds on the success of our other musical sound books including the keyboard books and the drumming books.
My First Guitar is a 100 pages PLAY GUITAR featuring TABLATURE TABS on a Matte-finish cover. Perfect gift for parents, gradparents, kids, boys, girls, youth and teens as a GUITAR gift. 100 pages 6"x9" " White-color paper " Matte Finish Cover for an elegant look and feel " My First Guitar ? Are you looking for a gift for your parents or relatives with My First Guitar ? Then you need to buy this gift for your brother, sister, Auntie and celebrate their birthday Great vintage matching My First Guitar for cruise. Are you looking for a MUSIC ? GUITAR ? My First Guitar Notebook ? Then click on our brand and check ","the hundreds more custom options and top designs in our shop!
(Guitar Educational). This best-selling title is now available with demonstration audio! Teach Yourself to Play Guitar was created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. With lesson examples presented in today's most popular tab format, which also incorporates simple beat notation for accurate rhythm execution, Teach Yourself to Play Guitar offers the beginning guitarist not only a comprehensive introduction to essential guitar-playing fundamentals, but a quick, effective, uncomplicated and practical alternative to the multitude of traditional self-instructional method books. It also: covers power chords, barre chords, open position scales and chords (major and minor), and single-note patterns and fills; includes lesson examples and song excerpts in a variety of musical styles rock, folk, classical, country and more; familiarizes the student with fretboard organization, chord patterns, hand and finger positions, and guitar anatomy by way of easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations; provides complete, concise explanations while keeping text to a minimum; and prepares the student for the option of further guitar instruction.
Revolutionary is a term that is often used too casually, but in the case of describing My First Guitar Booka new guitar method written by Mike Christiansen for young studentsrevolutionary is an accurate description. This new method employs colors in linking finger placement on strings to chords, tablature, and standard notation. The repertoire is fun, exciting, and hip. Any teacher who looks at this method will immediately notice the innovative concept and sequence. It is the perfect primer for any beginning method and sets the stage in the most positive way for continued study of the instrument. After completing My First Guitar Book, the student will know nine chords and numerous strum patterns. Additionally, students will be taught the notes on four strings, how to read tablature and standard notation, as well as how to count basic rhythms. Mike Christiansen has authored or co-authored over forty books; however, this is his first book for young children. Christiansen developed this new concept when giving private lessons to his grandson, Beck. By combining the material from Beck's lessons and his years of experience from teaching university-level courses in guitar pedagogy, birth was given to this groundbreaking text.
Little ones will love learning to play music with this first guitar book. With easy-to-press buttons, and four well-known songs to master, there are hours of fun to be had with this awesome musical book.