Created by popular demand, this new edition of the method used as the basic text for the renowned Berklee College of Music guitar program is a complete compilation of the original Volumes 1, 2, and 3. Innovative solos, duets and exercises progressively teach melody, harmony and rhythm. Perfect for the serious guitar student and instructor alike.
The beginning-level book of this comprehensive method teaches a wide range of guitar and music fundamentals, including: scales, melodic studies, chord and arpeggio studies, how to read music, accompaniment techniques, special exercises for developing technique in both hands, a unique approach to voice leading using moveable chord forms, and more.
Volume 2 is an intermediate-level book that continues and builds upon the study of melody, scales, arpeggios and chords, covering the entire fingerboard. Also covers: intervals, chord voicings, improvisation, rhythm guitar techniques, and play-along duets.
After mastering the fundamentals from Volumes 1 and 2, guitarists will be ready to take their skills to a more challenging level. This book teaches: techniques relating to scales, arpeggios, rhythm guitar, chord/scale relationships, chord construction and voicings, tips for advanced playing, and more.