Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired (2nd edition)
Recently re-recorded and tracks added! This four cassette/CD or Downloadable course teaches the basics of the guitar including:
- Holding and tuning the guitar
- The D, G, A7, E7, Bm7, Em, C, B7, D7 and F chords
- The Rock Strum, Bluegrass and Waltz rhythm patterns
- And all of the notes in first position
While doing this you will learn the songs:
Amazing Grace, In the Garden, Silver Bells, I’ll Fly Away, Mountain Dew, Rocky Top, Jingle Bells, America the Beautiful, Buffalo Gals,
Oh Danny Boy, 500 Miles and G Boogie.
The course contains over 200 CD tracks and there are over 20 professionally recorded demonstration and backing tracks for you to listen to and play along with! The Guitar by Ear lesson for “If” by Bread is also included which will teach you the actual finger-picking guitar part to this 70’s soft rock ballad. Included with the course is a toll free guitar tuning hot-line. Now anyone can learn to play the guitar; even if they are blind or visually impaired! After using this course you can go on to Guitar Course 2 (below) or start using the song/lessons in the Guitar by Ear library. You can also download the latest Guitar By Ear catalog in an all-audio format HERE.
To order use the links below or call 1-888-778-1828
Guitar Course 2
This is the next course for any of the Guitar by Ear Introductory courses including The Power Pack, Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired, and The Worship Guitarist 1. In this 4 tape, CD, or downloadable course you will learn two new rock/pop strum patterns, a 16th note strum pattern, the Alternating bass/pop strum pattern, how to walk basses from chord to chord, two 6/8 time rhythm patterns, the Boogie Pattern, Power Chords, the Alternating Thumb Roll finger picking pattern, and three new note-playing songs.
The songs you will learn are: Me and Bobby McGee (notes and chords), Daniel, Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys, Sleepwalk, Over the Rainbow, Silly Love Songs, Make it With You, Back Home Again, Love Me Tender, I’ll Fly Away, Save the Last Dance for Me, Nights in White Satin, Achy, Breaky Heart, Leaving on a Jet Plane, and the opening riffs to Iron Man and Smoke on the Water.
This course is loaded with over 20 professionally recorded tracks for you to practice and perform with. Go to the next level with Guitar Course 2!
Intro to the Guitar AND Guitar Course 2 Package Deal
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Intro the Flamenco Guitar (level 1)
Learn the names of the notes on the guitar and several chords while also learning the basics of Flamenco guitar playing. In this course you will learn songs and exercises by Bill Brown, Matteo Carcassi, and Mel Agen. 4 tapes or CDs and NO BOOKS TO READ! This makes it perfect for those who can’t or don’t read music. Entire course is taught totally by ear! $39 for CD/Tape, $35 for Downloadable.
Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired (In Spanish)
Spanish version includes the songs “Guantanamera,” “La Bamba,” and “Rayando El Sol” in the place of “America,” “Buffalo Gals,” “O Danny Boy,” and “G Boogie.”
Once you have learned the basics of the guitar you can start using lessons from the Guitar by Ear library. For a complete list of all our Guitar by Ear titles click HERE.
Worship Guitarist 1 2nd Edition
In this totally reconstructed course the student will learn the most commonly used chords and rhythm patterns for modern worship and the names of the notes in first position while at the same time learning the songs “”God is so Good,” “Thou Art Worthy,” “Emmanuel,” “Amazing Grace,” “Forever,” “Blessed by Your Name,” “How Great is Our God,” “Jesus, Messiah,” “Oh How He Loves You and Me,” and “I Could Sing of Your Love Forever.” The course covers what is typically taught in private lessons over a 3 to 6 month period. The course also contains over 20 professionally recorded demonstration and backing tracks to practice and perform with! The entire course is taught completely “by ear.”
After this course the student can move onto Worship Guitarist 2! See below
Worship Guitarist 2 2nd Edition
This course is the sequel to Worship Guitarist 1 which is also in its second edition. The songs taught in this course are “I Could Sing of Your Love Forever” (melody), “Here I Am To Worship,” “Oceans,” “Holy is the Lord, God Almighty,” “God of Wonders” (Rhythm and Lead parts), and “Humble King.” Also taught are The Basic Pentatonic Scale, How to use the capo, Basic Bar Chords, and 3 note chords for filling in. The accompaniment patterns taught in this course are a split-chord arpeggio pattern, a double-bass strum pattern, and the alternating bass pattern. This course covers what is typically taught in private lessons over a 3 to 6 month period. This course also contains 20 professionally recorded demonstration and backing tracks to practice and perform with! The entire course is taught completely “by ear.”
Worship Guitarist 1 and 2 Package Deal
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Ear Training Course
Train your ear to hear the guitar parts off of CD’s or tapes. This isn’t a general “perfect pitch” course but a power-packed 10 – CD monster course designed to give you a killer ear for deciphering guitar parts. The course is a dual-path teaching series training the student to hear chords and their voicings and to discern individual notes and where they are on the neck. Included with the course is Guitar Theory 1 from the Guitar by Ear library. 30 day money back guarantee.