Saturday, January 4, 2020

Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course 1: The Easiest Guitar Method Ever! (Book, Enhanced CD & DVD)

Category: Books,Arts & Photography,Music

Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course 1: The Easiest Guitar Method Ever! (Book, Enhanced CD & DVD) Details

Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course is the #1 best-selling guitar method for kids! This award-winning (""Best Product of the Year"" -- Disney's iParenting Media Award) method is the easiest guitar method ever for kids ages 5 and up. Using plain language thats easy for kids to understand, three irresistible guitar experts guide students along---a clever classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues---they focus attention by pointing out whats important on each page and make learning music fun! Kids will learn to play chords and melodies, read music, and perform lots of fun songs. Book 1 starts by teaching you how to hold the guitar and tune the strings, and by the time you finish, youll be strumming chords, reading music notation, and playing lots of familiar songs. The book comes to life on your stereo and your computer with the enclosed enhanced-CD. The disc includes beautiful recordings of all the music in the book and can be played on your CD player or downloaded to your iPod® or other mp3 player. Play the same disc on your computer (Windows/Mac compatible) to instantly access an interactive guitar tuner, digital guitar chord dictionary, and play-along songs! Kids can see and hear the music, and even adjust the tempo of songs for practice or performance! The companion DVD to this best-selling edition features a live instructor to make learning the guitar even easier! Hosted by renowned guitarist Janet Robin, this DVD demonstrates the fundamentals of guitar playing including how to hold and tune the guitar, strum chords, read music, and play lots of fun songs! Also included are live on-screen notes for an easy introduction to reading music, live performances demonstrate how the music should sound, and bonus mp3 audio tracks of all examples for listening and playing along!


Normally I start guitar students as early as 4th grade, but in the past several years I've had some younger kids eager to play guitar, so I've needed a book that goes at a slower, more kid friendly pace. This is the book I've been using. It starts with easy chords on the treble strings, then goes into single notes using standard notation. The accompanying recording (if you buy it with one) is helpful. The kids also enjoy the illustrations in the book.


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