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Hal Leonard Guitar Method

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    The Guitar

    In this first video, Tom Kolb goes over different aspects of the guitar, playing positions, and using a pick.

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    Notes on the 1st & 2nd Strings

    Next, we learn about notation, musical symbols, and focus on the 1st and 2nd strings of the guitar.

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    Notes on the 3rd & 4th Strings

    Here we focus on the 3rd and 4th strings of the guitar and are shown examples from popular songs.

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    Chords

    In this video, we learn about chords and go over some commonly used in popular music.

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    Notes on the 5th & 6 Strings

    Our focus in this video are the 5th and 6th strings of the guitar.

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    A, E, & D Chords

    Now that we have gone over all of the strings of the guitar, we look at even more chords that are commonly used.

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    Chord Progressions

    Next, we are shown 10 chord progressions to practice using all of the chords we've learned so far.

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    Tablature & Riffs

    Here the discussion turns to tablature and riffs and then we use some familiar songs to practice both.

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    A Minor Pentatonic

    Now we turn our attention to playing lead guitar and learn about the A minor pentatonic scale.

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    E Minor Pentatonic & Final Thoughts

    In this last video, we learn about the E minor pentatonic scale close out with final thoughts.

Product Overview


The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method has taught millions of people to play guitar, and you can now learn it even easier thanks to this detailed video tutorial series designed for anyone just learning to play electric or acoustic guitar.

Presented by guitar guru Tom Kolb, topics covered include tuning, identifying the parts of the guitar, reading both standard notation and tablature, playing chords, strumming and picking, improvising basic rock solos and lots more.

The video tutorials feature great camera angles, helpful on-screen music, guitar diagrams, and hand-position close-ups. You'll also learn to play the classic songs Let It Be, Wild Thing, Twist and Shout, as well as the famous intro riffs to Smoke on the Water, Day Tripper and Sunshine of Your Love. Plus, you get exclusive bonus lessons covering chord progressions, songs, and licks!


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Tom Kolb graduated from Musicians Institute in 1989 as an honors graduate as well as “Student of the Year.” A veteran of over 4,000 gigs, Tom Kolb has worked in nearly every musical situation imaginable, from tours to sessions, to his own funk/rock band the Gurus.
 
He has been a featured artist and musical director for Star Licks Videos and a regular contributor and columnist for Guitar One magazine, as well as the writer of Classic Rock Workshop (MI Press/Hal Leonard). His specialties are rock improvisation, melodic soloing, and rhythm guitar.

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    Hal Leonard Guitar Method

    The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method has taught millions of people to play guitar, and you can now learn it even easier thanks to this detailed video tutorial series designed for anyone just learning to play electric or acoustic guitar.

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