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RESOURCES FOR THE PRACTICING GUITARIST
Learning to play the guitar can be a fun and rewarding pursuit. It can also be challenging without the right instructional materials. That's why Instrumental Musician is dedicated to providing the best resources for all levels and styles of playing. Whether you are just starting out or you are interested in taking your playing to the next level, Instrumental Musician can help you discover your artistic potential.
Instrumental Musician provides resources for the practicing guitarist that can be used in a variety of formats such as group individual, study-at-home, and homeschool.
See which method book suits your goals:
Quick Start Guide to the Guitar
Buy this e-book if you are just starting out or have some gaps in your knowledge and want to know everything you need to play and read music for the guitar. Fun and fast-paced, this 67 page volume is filled with valuable information to help you read music with confidence and improve technique. Perfect for self-study with detailed descriptions of musical concepts and original music exercises that are fun and challenge the player to reach new levels of ability.
folio series: guitar book i
Buy this e-book as a companion to an introductory method book such as the Quick Start Guide to the Guitar. This 51 page collection includes etudes and short study pieces that feature memorable original melodies designed to improve musicianship while also being enjoyable to play. Folios included progress in difficulty from beginning to intermediate playing and conclude with pieces that the advanced player will begin to find challenging and rewarding to play.
Mastering Guitar chords in open position...
This unique approach to learning chords with one of the most popular chord progressions in popular music through all twelve keys prepares the practicing guitarist to quickly master thousands of songs after successfully completing the text. Designed for self-study, the text includes a breakdown of chord diagrams, valuable tips, a master chord chart, and a practice log. Concise and to the point, this 19 page e-book also details the harmonic foundation of chords and how chords relate to one another, preparing the player to be able to transpose any song into a variety of different keys. A valuable resource for the beginner as well as the more experienced player.
Leaving open position
The Ultimate Guide to Playing the Entire Guitar Fretboard Using Standard Notation. Designed for the guitarist who has successfully completed an introductory method for the guitar and is ready to explore the rest of the instrument. This 206 page volume introduces each note of the entire guitar fretboard in standard notation through exercises that represent the sounds and styles of contemporary guitar music. Tablature and fretboard note finder included.