Since the first release of this classic Schirmer edition over 100 years ago, almost anyone who has taken piano lessons for more than two years has played from The Virtuoso Pianist. Millions of copies have been sold of these progressive exercises which guide a player's technique, building finger independence and strength. This was the first American edition released of this music, and remains a classic at a remarkably affordable price.
The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The accompanying CD contains 46 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along. Includes: types of ukuleles, tuning, music reading, melody playing, chords, strumming, scales, tremolo, music notation and tablature, a variety of music styles, ukulele history and much more.
The Hal Leonard Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best guitar teaching ideas from around the world. Book 1 includes tuning; playing position; musical symbols; notes in first position; C, G, G7, D, D7, A7, and Em chords; rhythms through eighth notes; strumming and picking; over 80 great songs, riffs, and examples.
The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by uke master Lil' Rev features many fun songs in different styles to learn and play. Book 2 picks up where Book 1 leaves off, covering: chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, ukulele history, and much more. The accompanying CD contains 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.
Book 2 continues the instruction started in Book 1 and covers: Am, Dm, A, E, F and B7 chords; power chords; fingerstyle guitar; syncopations, dotted rhythms, and triplets; Carter style solos; bass runs; pentatonic scales; improvising; tablature; 92 great songs, riffs and examples; notes in first and second position; and more!
The FastTrack method series is a fresh, user-friendly approach to learning with a method book which blends traditional lessons and songs with modern elements of humor, wit, and pop culture. Each book includes a play-along CD plus songs that are the same in all the FastTrack books so that friends can form a band and jam together.
This excellent supplement to the Fast Track instruction books includes 8 favorite songs in “rock score” format: Evil Ways • Gimme Some Lovin' • Gloria • Have I Told You Lately • Jailhouse Rock • Time Is on My Side • Twist and Shout • Walk Don't Run. Perfect for playing with a band, or solo with the CD.