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Easy Soloing for Acoustic Guitar

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Fun Lessons for Beginning Improvisers. Composed by Susan Mazer. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Acoustic. Book & CD. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.28249).

Item Number: AP.28249
ISBN 0739048074. Acoustic.

For many musicians, soloing is the most enjoyable part of playing music. There’s no other feeling quite like spontaneously improvising music that is all your own. But for many people, soloing can be intimidating. Which notes do I play? How do I come up with new ideas? What if I make a mistake? Easy Soloing for Acoustic Guitar will help you overcome these doubts. You’ll learn easy methods to approach soloing with confidence, which can be applied to thousands of songs in many different styles of music. Instead of learning a lot of technical music theory, you’ll learn practical guidelines you can use in real life. This book is designed for beginners who are already comfortable with the basics, such as tuning the guitar, strumming chords, and picking single notes. The book features standard music notation and TAB, and a CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included.

  • Introduction 
  • What to Expect From This Book 
  • How To Use This Book 
  • Commonly Asked Questions When Learning to Improvise 

  • Reading Tablature (TAB) 

  • The Musical Alphabet 
  • How the Musical Alphabet Works on the Guitar 

  • Scales 
  • What is a Scale? 
  • Scale Degrees 
  • Scale Diagrams 
  • chord diagrams 

  • Harmonizing the Major and Minor Scales 

  • E Minor Pentatonic Scale in Open Position 
  • How to Create a Solo 
  • Soloing with the Open E Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Boston B & B 

  • Open E Blues Scale 
  • Triplets and Swing Eighths 
  • Soloing with the Open E Blues Scale 
  • Don't Blame Me 

  • A Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Soloing with the Open A Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Scarborough Fair 

  • Movable A Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Soloing with the Movable A Minor Pentatonic Scale 
  • Make Me Stay 
  • More Practice with the Movable Pentatonic Scale 

  • Movable A Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Two Positions of the A Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Using Vibrato and Glissando 
  • Soloing with the A Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Ringing God's Bell 

  • Sliding G Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Soloing with the Sliding G Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Alyssa 

  • C Major Scale 
  • Soloing with the C Major Scale 
  • Chill in the Air 

  • Movable A Minor Scale 
  • Soloing with the A Minor Scale 
  • Endless Faith 

  • Adding Riffs to Your Solo Playing 
  • Conclusion 

  • Appendix 
  • Where and When to Play Each Scale 
  • Chords 
  • Major Scales: Sharp Keys 
  • Major Scales: Flat Keys 
  • Minor Scales: Sharp Keys 
  • Minor Scales: Flat Keys 
  • The Guitar Fretboard 
  • Review of All Scale Positions 
  • Great Acoustic Tunes for Soloing 
  • The Staff, G Clef, and Pitch 
  • Time 
  • Glossary 

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