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Show Me Don't Tell Me eBooks - Book Fifteen B - Jazz Melodic Minor Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory
When improvising, jazz musicians often use the modes of the ascending melodic minor scale, an important scale used in jazz performance. Another critical feature of jazz is what many call "the principles of chord-scale compatibility;” the idea that a sequence of chords will generate a sequence of compatible scales. Book B is designed to help you easily grasp the idea of chord/scale compatibility.
Show Me Don't Tell Me eBooks - Book Fifteen A - ScaleChord Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
Book A - ScaleChord Magic - graphically displays major scales, modes, scale/chords, in both letter-name grids and notation. Supplemental aids include: exercises in arpeggios, other useful scales and melodic patterns. Book B focuses on the Jazz Melodic Minor, Blues, and Pentatonic Scales; and includes exercises involving upper and lower neighbors, and triad pairs as supplemental material. Enjoy!
Kids in Musicianland: Five Reasons to Stick with It
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Appreciation
Hey, kids! Here are the five reasons you should stick with the music instruction you sometimes just hate . . . If you hang in there . . . 1. You'll meet a lot of great, new people who also stuck with it . . . 2. You’ll be part of a team (band, orchestra, choir, etc.) 3. You may become a part of musical history . . . 4. You'll get to travel . . . 5. You'll balance your life with MUSIC!
How Do I Make Sense of the Pipe Organ
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
The pipe organ has so many bells and whistles that I need to have these described. You will learn about the keyboards, the foot pedals and those other pedals, as well as those tabs and drawknobs.
Six-String Workouts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
Daily guitar exercises for warming up, building strength, and increasing flexibility.
Major Scales and Key Signatures A Little Help…Please!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
The purpose of this short book is as a supplement in learning major scales and key signatures. If someone wants to understand the why and how of major scales and key signatures, this will supplement other information on the subject. Concepts are presented sequentially in small, teachable segments. Students have been the recipients of this methodology and have expressed gratitude to Prof Haddock.
Becoming a Great Sight-Reader–or Not! Learn From My Quest for Piano Sight-Reading Nirvana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
Author Al Macy spent six years sight-reading piano almost every day in his quest to become a great sight-reader. Follow along to find out what works and what doesn't. The book answers your questions: Should I hire a teacher? How long should I practice each day? Will I inevitably improve if I just do a lot of reading? How can I find enough practice music? How far ahead should I look?
Body Position for String Players
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises
A brief overview of a musician's body and how it performs so that injury can be prevented and technique sharpened. This manual is approximately 3,000 words long.
The Missing Method: Reading Guitar Music Beyond The Open Position
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
This method book explores the middle region of the neck, allowing you to practice reading and learning the notes beyond the open position. It also gives you the opportunity to practice reading notes in all 12 keys.
No Drumset Required~Your First Drumset Lessons
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
"Learn to Play Drumset WITHOUT a Drumset! For KIDS who want to play drums and the ADULTS who always wished they had. Here is your chance! Master drummer percussionist Reid DeFever shares his joy of drumming in this new instructional book. Learn: How to make a make-shift drumset how to hold the stick rock beats blues grooves African rhythms basic counting and music notation