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Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 1
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1025 / 5.95

Level 1
Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 1 is a step-by-step approach for contemporary guitar students of all ages. Single-note playing is well-paced and provides students with an enjoyable excursion to solo playing. Basic notation is reinforced throughout the book, furnishing students with solid building blocks for retention. Chords are introduced with examples that are easy-to-play. This pedagogically sound method includes new music and arrangements that are fun for both students and teachers. The music encompasses a wide variety of musical styles: rock, blues, folk, jazz, country, and classical. A beautifully orchestrated play-along CD completes this innovative method.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 1 with CD

 

Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

A beautifully orchestrated play-along CD completes this innovative method with numerous outstanding musical settings that compliment the mood of each piece. The suggested tempi may be used once the important skills of accurate note playing and rhythm have been achieved.

G1025CD / 9.95

 

   

Everybody’s Classical Guitar 1
by John Sutherland, B.J. Sutherland, David Hoge,
Philip Groeber
, and Antigoni Goni

G1046 / 12.95

A step-by-step method featuring beautiful and engaging music representing all style periods. This book may be used as a student’s primary method book, as well as a repertoire supplement to other guitar methods.

 



 

   

Everybody's Popular Music for Guitar, Book 1
A Collection of the Very Best Popular Music
Philip Groeber and David Hoge

G1044 / 6.95

Everybody's Popular Music for Guitar, Book 1 is an excellent collection of the very best popular music, carefully arranged for beginning guitarists of all ages. Enjoy playing songs made popular by best-selling recording artists and hit songs from timeless movie classics! This book is correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 1 by following the "Step-By-Step" approach that makes Everybody's Guitar Method the choice of teachers and students alike. Everybody';s Popular Music for Guitar, Book 1 may also be used as a supplement to any other guitar method.

Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.

Includes the following songs:
Amazing Grace; Are You Lonesome Tonight?; Beautiful Dreamer; Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?; Blowin' in the Wind; Bugler's Dream (Olympic Fanfare); Can You Feel the Love Tonight?; Chim Chim Cher-ee; College Fight Song; Heigh-Ho; The House of the Rising Sun; I Don't Want to Wait; Iron Man; The Lion Sleeps Tonight; Morning Mood; Mrs. Robinson; Ode to Joy; Reuben and Rachel; Rocky Top; Scarborough Fair; The Sound of Silence; This Land Is Your Land; When the Saints Go Marching In; Worried Man Blues

Other features:

Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book reference charts to help the student play melodies and/or strum chords to their favorite popular songs.

Technique Tips the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.

Music Masters provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.

Everybody's Popular Guitar Riffs fun-to play riffs that guitar students need to know.

Glossary a quick reference for terms used throughout the book.

 


   

Everybody's Popular Christmas Songs For Guitar Book 1
Philip Groeber, David Hoge

G1040 / 6.95

Everybody's Guitar Series now features two outstanding collections of Christmas repertoire. These publications feature solos and duets that will motivate students due to the excellent selection of pieces and the enjoyment of playing the arrangements. Following the "Step-By-Step Approach" that is carefully correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, these books will help teachers plan student recital repertoire for holiday season concerts.

Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.

Solos: Angels We Have Heard on High; Auld Lang Syne; Away in a Manger; Good King Wenceslas; (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays; I'll Be Home for Christmas; It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year; Jingle Bells; A Marshmallow World; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town; Silver and Gold; We Are Santa's Elves

Duets: Deck the Halls (trio); Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (duet); The Little Drummer Boy; Sounds of Christmas (duet, medley) (The Twelve Days of Christmas; We Wish You a Merry Christmas; The First Noël; and Silent Night)

Other features:

Technique Tips – the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.

Music Masters – provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.

Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book – reference charts to help the student play melodies and/or strum chords to their favorite Christmas songs.

How to use a Capo – to place every song into an alternative key for singing.

Suggested Right-Hand Strums and Fingerpicking Patterns – to help the student provide beautiful accompaniments to the music.

Glossary – a quick reference for terms used throughout
the book.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Christmas, Book 1
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1031 / 5.95

Everybody's Guitar Christmas offers traditional Christmas songs and carols from around the world. The music in this book has been carefully arranged for beginning to intermediate guitarists of all ages. This book is correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method Book 1, and may also be used as a supplement to any other guitar method. Technique Tips, Music Masters (historical information), and other instructional matter is included. Several student duets are included to add to the fun.

 


   

Everybody's Strum & Play Guitar Chords with CD

Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1042 / 9.95

Everybody's Strum & Play Guitar Chords teaches the elementary guitar student the art of strumming and fingerpicking chords by using the "Step-By-Step Approach" of Everybody's Guitar Method. This 64 page book provides the "missing link" that guitar teachers have been searching for in guitar pedagogy for many years – the means to teach and motivate students into becoming proficient accompanists. Both right and left-hand techniques are introduced, enabling the student to feel confident playing chords.

The music includes traditional folksongs and standard favorites from throughout the world as well as original music written expressively for the pedagogy of this book. Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the chords and the melody whenever possible. Tablature is introduced in order to help students learn new music faster and more accurately.

A new feature in the Everybody's Series is "Chord Chops", a fun introduction to popular and rock chord progressions. These easy-to-learn and fun-to-play chord progressions give the student an opportunity to learn interesting intros, endings, riffs, and professionally sounding music to perform.

Includes a CD to assist the student in the important skill of accurate rhythm when strumming. Students are encouraged to play with the CD often.

Other features:

Chords Used in This Book and Common Guitar Chords – two pages of guitar chords for quick, easy reference.

Natural Notes in First Position – an easy-to-read chart in notation and tablature (TAB) containing the basic 18 notes used in this book.

Strum and Fingerpicking Patterns – help the student provide beautiful accompaniments to the music.

Primary Chords and The 12-Bar Blues Progression – further explanation of these two important elements of music.

Movable Chords – diagrams and charts explaining the world of barre chords.

How to Use a Capo – to place a song into an alternative key for singing.

Glossary – a quick reference for terms used throughout the book.

 


   

Everybody’s Jazz Guitar Method
Mark Tonelli and Philip Groeber

G1047 / 14.95

Everybody’s Jazz Guitar Method is a step-by-step approach that makes playing jazz on the guitar easy and fun! The careful pacing of the material provides exactly what jazz guitar instructional materials needs, an approach that makes students eager to turn the page to see what happens next. This comprehensive book instructs students in the need-to-know concepts of jazz: rhythm, swing, syncopation, jazz chord voicings, jazz theory, improvisation and interaction. The CD is an integral part of this innovative method providing: comping patterns, accompaniments by a live, professional jazz trio, opportunities for improvisation, and “call and response” practice.

Book 1 Features:

  • Four major components of jazz: Rhythm, Harmony, Improvisation, and Interaction
  • Icons that tell students what the authors would say if they were at the lesson and the “inside tips” on playing jazz. Just Jazz, Improve your Improv, and Light-Bulb Moment icons supply insight and help students make connections to the music
  • Jazz Theory is presented in an easy to understand format
  • Extensive improvisation study on the ii-V-I chord progression with CD

View the companion website for additional materials!

 



 

   

Everybody's Guitar Ensembles 1
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1043 / 8.95

Everybody's Guitar Ensembles 1 offers a fresh "Step-By-Step Approach" introduction to ensemble playing. This elementary level collection will make your ensemble stand out! Includes recordings to assist the student in the important skills of accurate note playing and rhythm.

Everybody's Guitar Ensembles is designed to teach guitarists how to perform well with other musicians. It provides fun-to-play music in a variety of musical styles. All pieces in this book are adaptable to either pick-style playing or classical technique.

Step-By-Step Approach
The ensemble pieces in this book have been carefully graded so that beginning students may participate very early in their music training. The easiest ensemble uses all quarter notes (except for the final note), with each performer playing natural notes on only one string (each part using a different string). New concepts, such as sharps, flats, chords, and other rhythm values are introduced gradually throughout the book.

Contents:
All Together Now; Amazing Grace; Aura Lee; Bass-Riff Groove; El noy de la mare ; Friendly Star; Greensleeves; The Irish Washerwoman; Jingle Bells; Malagueña; Musette; My Dreydel; O Canada; Ode to Joy; Oh! Susanna; Playing Around; Scarborough Fair; The Snake Charmer; The Sounds of Jazz; The Star-Spangled Banner; Summer of '59; Tale of the Troubadour; Warrior's Song; When the Saints Go Marching In

Other features:

Chord Names – The optional chords may be strummed by the teacher or an advanced student. In addition, a piano and/or bass player can easily be added to the ensemble (using the chord names as a guide).

Lyrics – Vocalists may sing along with the ensemble for special occasions and concerts.

Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in This Book – This handy reference page shows where to find any notes or chords used in the ensemble pieces.

Glossary – An extensive glossary of common music terms and symbols is provided. Use this tool to learn or clarify meanings of any unfamiliar terms.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 2
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

 

G1030 / 5.95

Level 2
Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 2 continues the step-by-step approach of Book 1 that makes learning to play the guitar not only easy, but fun! The careful pacing of the material in the method reflects the vast teaching experience of the authors. Book 2 introduces new guitar techniques while moving into Fifth Position. The innovative 12 Bar Blues section uses an easy-to-play blues riff along with chord accompaniment in several keys to develop ear training and improvisation skills. A detailed fingerpicking section shows correct right-hand technique for playing solos, and accompaniment patterns. The section on musicianship encourages the student to play with a strong sense of melody, while also considering articulation, dynamics, tempo, timbre, and vibrato. Book 2 is also available with a beautifully orchestrated CD.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 2 with CD

 

Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

Another beautifully orchestrated play-along CD completes Book 2 with numerous outstanding musical settings that compliment the mood of each piece. The suggested tempi may be used once the important skills of accurate note playing and rhythm have been achieved.

G1030CD / 9.95

 

Everybody's Popular Music for Guitar, Book 2
A Collection of the Very Best Popular Music
Philip Groeber and David Hoge

G1045 / 6.95

Everybody's Popular Music for Guitar, Book 2 is an excellent collection of the very best popular music, carefully arranged for late beginning to early intermediate guitarists of all ages. Enjoy playing songs made popular by best-selling recording artists and hit songs from timeless movie classics! This book is correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, Book 2 by following the "Step-By-Step Approach" that makes Everybody's Guitar Method the choice of teachers and students alike. Everybody's Popular Music for Guitar, Book 2 may also be used as a supplement to any other guitar method.

Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.

Includes the following songs:
Don't Think Twice, It's Alright; The Entertainer; The G Jam Blues; Ja-Da; Little Bird; Misty; Nights in White Satin; Pachelbel Canon; The Saint Louis Blues; She Loves You; The Stars and Stripes Forever; Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious; Surfin' U.S.A.; Those Were the Days; The Tide Is High; (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock; What a Wonderful World; When You Wish Upon a Star

Other features:

Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book reference charts to help the student play melodies and/or strum chords to their favorite popular songs.

Technique Tips the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.

Music Masters provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.

Glossary a quick reference for terms used throughout
the book.

 


   

Everybody's Popular Christmas Songs For Guitar Book 2
Philip Groeber, David Hoge

G1041 / 6.95

Everybody's Guitar Series now features two outstanding collections of Christmas repertoire. These publications feature solos and duets that will motivate students due to the excellent selection of pieces and the enjoyment of playing the arrangements. Following the "Step-By-Step Approach" that is carefully correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, these books will help teachers plan student recital repertoire for holiday season concerts.

Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.

Solos: A Holly Jolly Christmas; Feliz Navidad; The First Noël; (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays; I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus; Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!; O Holy Night; We Three Kings of Orient Are

Duets: Dance of the Reed Pipes; Do You Hear What I Hear?; Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer; The Marvelous Toy; Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree; Silent Night; We Wish You a Merry Christmas; What Child Is This?

Other features:

Technique Tips – the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.

Music Masters – provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.

Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book – reference charts to help the student play melodies and/or strum chords to their favorite Christmas songs.

How to use a Capo – to place every song into an alternative key for singing.

Suggested Right-Hand Strums and Fingerpicking Patterns – to help the student provide beautiful accompaniments to the music.

Glossary – a quick reference for terms used throughout
the book.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Christmas, Book 2
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1033 / 5.95

Everybody's Guitar Christmas, Book 2 offers traditional Christmas songs and carols from around the world. The music in this book has been carefully arranged for beginning to intermediate guitarists of all ages.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Tablature Method with CD
A Step-By Step Approach
by Philip Groeber, David Hoge, and Rey Sanchez

G1048 / 24.95

Everybody's Guitar Tablature Method is a step-by-step approach that makes learning to play any type of guitar not only easy, but fun! This comprehensive 112 page book incorporates easy-to-follow tablature with material from the best-selling Everybody's Guitar Method Books 1 and 2. It also includes many new songs and techniques in a wide variety of musical styles such as rock, blues, folk, country, jazz, classical, and world music. The careful pacing of the material reflects the vast teaching experience of the authors. A beautifully orchestrated CD complements this innovative method, now with tablature!
Rock, Jazz, and Blues Contains numerous songs and riffs with the contemporary sounds that today's guitarists want to play.
Step-By-Step Approach Learning new material is now fun and easy for beginning students, with or without a teacher.
Tips and Techniques The pros give their advice that will improve melody (lead guitar) and harmony (rhythm guitar) performance skills.
Compact Disc 99 tracks of carefully crafted orchestrations that let you play with the band.
Various Musical Styles Everybody's favorite styles of music are covered in one book.

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Everybody's Basic Guitar Scales
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1032 / 9.95

Everybody's Basic Guitar Scales is a collection of the most frequently used scales for the contemporary guitarist. Major, minor, and pentatonic scales are presented in open position for the beginners, and the full range of the guitar for intermediate/advanced player. Each scale is written in standard music notation with tablature and is shown with a fingerboard diagram for ease of use. To improve note-reading skills, a one octave scale with letter names for each note is provided for every scale. The scale order (circle of fifths) and page layout are arranged to allow students fast, easy access to any desired scale. Includes sections such as Getting Started; About the Box Patterns; Scale Theory; Chromatic Scale; Advanced Scale Practice plus a glossary that addresses general music terms and symbols. Students of all levels will find new challenges on every page.

 


   

Everybody's Guitar Flash Cards
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1026 / 5.50

Level 1
Everybody's Guitar Flash Cards gives the instructor an effective, time-proven way to motivate students. Many of the 90 cards include bonus questions for more advanced study. The cards are grouped into three categories including: Guitar Basics, Guitar Notes and Chords, and Music Terms and Symbols.


   

Everybody's Guitar Writing Book
Philip Groeber

G1027 / 4.95

All Levels
Everybody's Guitar Writing Book is a 10-stave, 64-page manuscript book with tear-out sheets to fit all of your writing needs. This essential writing book contains important music basics for all guitarists including: the 48 most commonly used guitar chords; all the natural notes in first position on one chart; a complete, easy-to-read Guitar Fingerboard Chart; key signatures arranged in the Circle of Fifths; and a blank guitar fingerboards page for adding your own chords.

 


Everybody's Guitar Tablature Writing Book
Philip Groeber

G1028 / 4.95

All Levels
Everybody's Guitar Tablature Writing Book is a 64-page tablature manuscript book with tear-out sheets to fit all of your writing needs. It contains: a How-To-Use Tablature instructional page, an open layout with plenty of room to write, including blank guitar fingerboards on every other page, the 48 most commonly used guitar chords, all the natural notes in first position on one chart, a complete, easy-to-read Guitar Fingerboard Chart, and The Circle of Fifths chart.

 


Everybody's Basic Guitar Chords
Philip Groeber, David Hoge, Rey Sanchez

G1029 / 5.95

Level 1
Everybody's Basic Guitar Chords offers over 150 of the most commonly played guitar chords, covering the essential chords that a typical student will encounter in the first two years of study. The chord order and page layout are arranged to allow the student fast, easy access to any desired chord.

 


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