Synopses & Reviews
The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method is preferred by teachers because it makes them more effective while making their job easier. Students enjoy its easy-to-follow format that gives them a solid music education while letting them play songs right away.
The Hal Leonard Guitar Method provides a complete system to playing success, including three levels of instruction and a myriad of play-along supplemental songbooks with great songs.
Book 1 provides beginning instruction which includes tuning, 1st position melody playing (strings 1-6) the C, G, G7, D7 and Em chords, rhythms through eighth notes, solos and ensembles and strumming.
The Hal Leonard Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best guitar teaching ideas from around the world. Book 1 includes tuning; playing position; musical symbols; notes in first position; C, G, G7, D, D7, A7, and Em chords; rhythms through eighth notes; strumming and picking; over 80 great songs, riffs, and examples.