What Do You Want To Learn Today? Beginning – Intermediate Guitarists


QUICKLY FIND AND LEARN WHAT YOU NEED, WITH THESE ONE MINUTE LESSON VIDEOS FOR THE GUITAR LESSON COMPANION, VOLUME ONE:


GETTING STARTED:

1. Introduction to the 2nd Edition of “The Guitar Lesson Companion, Volume One”

2. Identifying the Parts of the Guitar

3. Should You Learn on Acoustic or Electric Guitar?

4. How to Tune Your Guitar

5. How to Hold a Pick and the Guitar

6. The 1234 and 4321 Warm-Up Exercise


PART ONE: READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION

7. Why Learn to Read Music on Guitar, and Some Basics: Page 6

8. Reading the Notes E, F, and G: Pages 7-8

9. Whole, Half, Quarter, and Dotted Half Notes: Page 9

10. Reading Studies: Pages 10-11

11. Reading the Notes B, C, and D: Pages 12-13

12. Understanding and Playing Rests, and the 3/4 Time Signature: Pages 12-16

13. How to Practice the Combination Studies: Pages 17-20

14. Reading the Notes G and A: Pages 21-22

15. Beamed Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 1-4), 24, 28

16. Single Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 5-8), 25, 29

17. How to Practice the Reading Studies: Pages 26-29

18. Notes on the D String, Ties, and Dotted Quarter Notes: Pages 30-38

19. Sharps and Flats: Pages 39-40

20. Notes on the A String and Eighth Rest Rhythms: Pages 41-50

21. Notes on the low E String and Triplets: Pages 51-59

22. Sixteenth Notes and Rests: Page 60

23. Position Reading Studies: Pages 61-126


PART TWO: CHORDS, SCALES, AND THEORY

24. Understanding Chord Diagrams: Pages 127-128

25. Demo of the Chord Changing Exercises: Page 128

26. Playing the Chords for the 12 Bar Blues in A: Page 129

27. The Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Patterns: Page 129

28. How to Fret Tablature Examples: Pages 129-130

29. Analyzing Chord Progressions: Page 131

30. Learning to Play Melodies by Ear: Page 132

31. Relative Minor/Major Keys: Page 133

32. The “F” Chord: Page 134

33. Songwriting and Determining a Song’s Key: Page 135

34. Beginning Fingerstyle Concepts: Page 136

35. Memorizing Note Names on Fretboard with the Chromatic Scale: Page 137

36. How to Construct and Play Moveable E String Root Power Chords: Page 137

37. Constructing and Playing Moveable A String Root Power Chords: Page 137

38. Scratch Rhythms for More Texture Using Power Chords: Page 138

39. How to Construct and Play E Root Barre Chords: Page 139

40. Tips for Learning to Play Barre Chords Clearly: Page 139

41. The 5th String Root A Shape Barre Chord: Page 139

42. Barre Chord Jams in All 12 Keys Using Fresh Rhythmic Textures: Page 140

43. Jimi Hendrix Style Embellishments for 6th and 5th String Root Chords: Page 140

44. Play the Blues Using Moveable Dominant 7 Chord Shapes: Page 141

45. Fun Blues Riffs for You to Learn and Play: Page 141

46. More Moveable 7th Chords for Jazz Styles: Page 142

47. The Famous Jazz Chord Progression: Page 143

48. Diminished 7 and Dominant 7 b9 Chords, Plus Important Voicing Concept: Page 144

49. Understanding the CAGED System on Guitar: Page 145

50. CAGED Shapes for M7, 7, and m7 Voicings, and Exercises to Master Them: Page 146

51. Triad Inversions and Embellishments in the Style of Jimi Hendrix: Pages 147-148

52. Minor Pentatonic Linking Riffs and Connecting Scale Patterns Up the Neck: Pages 149-150

53. Hammer Ons and Pull Offs: Pages 149-150

54. Music Theory: The Chromatic Scale: Page 151

55. Music Theory: Major Scale Construction: Pages 151-152

56. Music Theory: Circle of 4ths and Circle of 5ths: Page 153

57. Music Theory: Chord Construction: Pages 154-155, 160

58. Music Theory: Harmonizing the Major Scales: Page 156

59. Mastering Chords, Progressions, and Scales in All Keys Up the Fretboard: Pages 157-158


CONCLUSION:

60. Thank You for Working So Hard!