Fretboard Roadmaps Bass Guitar

The Essential Patterns that All the Pros Know and Use

Fretboard Roadmaps Bass Guitar

Beginner Bass Guitar Instruction

Fretboard Roadmaps

The Essential Guitar Patterns That All the Pros Know and Use

Fretboard Roadmaps

(Guitar Educational). The updated edition of this bestseller features more songs, updated lessons, and a full audio CD! This book will show you how to play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of lead guitar styles; play chords and progressions anywhere on the fretboard; expand your chord vocabulary; and learn to think musically the way the pros do. Each chapter presents a pattern and shows how to use it, along with playing tips and guitar insights. Absolute beginners can follow the diagrams and instruction, and intermediate to advanced players can use the chapters non-sequentially to increase their understanding of the guitar.

Fretboard Roadmaps - Ukulele

The Essential Patterns That All the Pros Know And Use

Fretboard Roadmaps - Ukulele

(Fretted). Take your uke playing to the next level with this great package that will teach you how to: strum backup chords all over the fretboard, in any key; play chord solos up and down the fretboard; solo in any key using first-position major scales, chord-based licks, and moveable major and blues scales; understand chord progressions; increase your chord vocabulary; and more. Tunes and exercises that illustrate each technique are written in standard notation and tablature and played on the accompanying CD. An absolute beginner can follow the diagrams and instruction from the beginning. Intermediate and advanced players can use the chapters non-sequentially to increase their understanding of the ukulele.

Fretboard Roadmaps Blues Guitar

The Essential Guitar Patterns That All the Pros Know and Use

Fretboard Roadmaps Blues Guitar

(Guitar). These essential fretboard patterns are roadmaps that all great blues guitarists know and use. This book teaches how to: play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of lead guitar styles using moveable blues boxes, chord-based licks, blues scales and double-note licks; play boogie woogie licks and turnarounds; and much more! Each chapter presents a pattern and shows how to use it, and provides helpful playing tips. Great for beginning, intermediate and advanced players.

Fretboard Roadmaps-Bluegrass and Folk Guitar

The Essential Guitar Patterns That All the Pros Know and Use

Fretboard Roadmaps-Bluegrass and Folk Guitar

(Guitar). Learn the essential patterns that all great guitarists know and use! This book/CD pack will have you playing lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key. You'll learn chord-based licks, moveable major and blues scales, major pentatonic "sliding scales," first-position major scales, and moveable-position major scales. The book includes easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions for beginning, intermediate and advanced players. The CD includes 41 demonstration tracks to help you perfect your new skills.

Fretboard Roadmaps for the Beginning Guitarist

Fretboard Roadmaps for the Beginning Guitarist

"The accompanying recording includes the songs, scales, and exercises that are presented in tablature and music notation throughout the book"--P. [4] of cover.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Ukulele

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Ukulele

While other books get caught up in the novelty of the ukulele-how to accessorize them, who the best ukulele players are, etc.-this book covers in crystal clear detail everything beginners need to know to enjoy playing this tiny, four-stringed instrument. From strumming and finger picking to playing different genres and playing as part of a group, this book covers all the bases. And it includes a rich audio CD complete with music samples and ukulele exercises.

The First 20 Hours

How to Learn Anything . . . Fast!

The First 20 Hours

Forget the 10,000 hour rule— what if it’s possible to learn the basics of any new skill in 20 hours or less? Take a moment to consider how many things you want to learn to do. What’s on your list? What’s holding you back from getting started? Are you worried about the time and effort it takes to acquire new skills—time you don’t have and effort you can’t spare? Research suggests it takes 10,000 hours to develop a new skill. In this nonstop world when will you ever find that much time and energy? To make matters worse, the early hours of prac­ticing something new are always the most frustrating. That’s why it’s difficult to learn how to speak a new language, play an instrument, hit a golf ball, or shoot great photos. It’s so much easier to watch TV or surf the web . . . In The First 20 Hours, Josh Kaufman offers a systematic approach to rapid skill acquisition— how to learn any new skill as quickly as possible. His method shows you how to deconstruct com­plex skills, maximize productive practice, and remove common learning barriers. By complet­ing just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice you’ll go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well. Kaufman personally field-tested the meth­ods in this book. You’ll have a front row seat as he develops a personal yoga practice, writes his own web-based computer programs, teaches himself to touch type on a nonstandard key­board, explores the oldest and most complex board game in history, picks up the ukulele, and learns how to windsurf. Here are a few of the sim­ple techniques he teaches: Define your target performance level: Fig­ure out what your desired level of skill looks like, what you’re trying to achieve, and what you’ll be able to do when you’re done. The more specific, the better. Deconstruct the skill: Most of the things we think of as skills are actually bundles of smaller subskills. If you break down the subcompo­nents, it’s easier to figure out which ones are most important and practice those first. Eliminate barriers to practice: Removing common distractions and unnecessary effort makes it much easier to sit down and focus on deliberate practice. Create fast feedback loops: Getting accu­rate, real-time information about how well you’re performing during practice makes it much easier to improve. Whether you want to paint a portrait, launch a start-up, fly an airplane, or juggle flaming chain­saws, The First 20 Hours will help you pick up the basics of any skill in record time . . . and have more fun along the way.