New York Guitar Method Primer Book One

New York Guitar Method Primer Book One

Are you looking for the best all-around guitar method to start out with?

  • Have you just purchased a guitar and want the most in-depth, concise guitar method available to put you on the right path?
  • Do you want to learn some classic rock and folk chord progressions that sound great an that aren't your typical "campfire tunes?"
  • Do you want to see the bigger picture by learning about the building blocks of music?
  • Do you want to learn how to memorize chords more quickly so you are ready to play with others?
  • Do you want video files so you can see how to play each exercise properly?
  • Do you want to make sure you are physically playing the guitar correctly so you develop good technique?
  • Do you have problems with rhythm and coordination?
  • Are you tired of searching the internet for answers to your questions about playing the guitar?
  • Would hearing the chord progressions you want to learn help you learn faster?
  • Do you want to learn an easy way to play scales and then graduate to a method that covers the scale all over the neck in one book?
  • Do you want a method that is great for a beginner but also supplies you with additional material to inspire you and make you reach for the next level?

Search no further. The New York Guitar Method Series is structured to enable a total beginner to learn the tools necessary to become a master musician from the ground up.

NYGM Primer Book One gives you detailed information on:

  • Care of the Guitar.
  • Holding the Guitar, illustrated by multiple pictures and videos.
  • How to use a Guitar Pick, illustrated by multiple pictures and videos.
  • Tuning the Guitar, illustrated by multiple mp3 help files.
  • Notes found on the Guitar including a chart showing the location of all notes on the guitar.
  • Music theory written in simple terms with videos to clarify each subject.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Rhythm with mp3 files to hear each of the rhythms presented.
  • 10 Scales with easy to read fingerings.
  • 10 graduated chord progressions to apply newly learned chords with 30 MP3s links per chord progression. These MP3s allow the student to hear the chord progression and slowly develop speed and dexterity. Each chord progression contains 3 different strumming styles using the hard rock, rock, folk, blues and country styles.
  • Direct application Music Theory exercises to help you memorize how chords are built and where you find the notes on the fretboard.
  • In-depth explanation of scales and how they are built using two different methods.
  • Beginner sight reading examples to help you learn to read music.
  • All the chords you need to play most songs.
  • Access to the muse-eek.com "member's area" where you can watch and download hundreds of files to help you learn.

Do you want a series of books that provide you with additional videos, MP3s and midifiles to help you engrain the information each step along the way?

If the answer is YES then New York Guitar Method Primer Book One is exactly what you have been looking for.

New York Guitar Method Primer Book One is the first in a series of books that help you learn in whatever way is best for you. Whether you learn best by reading notation, reading diagrams, watching videos or listening to audio this method will help you LEARN.

But what if you don't understand something about the book or need further advice-- would you like someone to answer your questions?

Mr. Arnold is well known for his insightful email communications with students. These emails range from recommendations on which books are the right fit for a student and how to set up a practice regimen, to explaining specific aspects of a book that a student finds confusing. Remember it only takes one thing that you don't understand to stop or divert the whole process of learning. If you run into problems just email Bruce and he will get you back on track. What other author does that?

Guitar chords and chord progressions:

Both Open and Barre Positions for Major, Minor, and Dominant Chords with videos showing common problems student have in playing these chords.

Below is a video showing you some of the common problems found with a C Major Chord.

10 graduated chord progressions to apply newly learned chords with 30 MP3s links per chord progression. These MP3s allow the student to hear the chord progression and slowly develop speed and dexterity. Each chord progression contains 3 different strumming styles using the hard rock, rock, folk, blues and country styles.

Here are a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Get the scale knowledge you need!

Many great books in one!

New York Guitar Method contains some carefully selected sections of other Muse Eek Publications, and as such can be called a compilation. Various books have been excerpted to form this series; in the case of NYGM Primer Book One you will find content that has been taken from:

  • 1st Steps for a Beginning Guitarist.
  • Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume One.

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining both theoretical and practical application this series of books gives you all the tools you need to become a great guitarist. You will get a consistent and thorough education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

This book is perfect for the beginning Guitarist and the whole New York Guitar Method Series will take you a professional level guitarist so GET STARTED TODAY!

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New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two

New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two.

Looking for the perfect guitar method?

New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2 continues on the path toward taking an intermediate student to becoming a professional guitarist and covers the foundations of Blues, Rock, Jazz and Folk. In is highly recommend you start with New York Guitar Method Primer Book One so that you don't miss any information. Remember each NYGM is packed with information usually not contained in most method books.

If you are looking at New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two as a possible method book as yourself:

  • Do I want a serious method that will give me professional level ability on the guitar?
  • Do I want to finally understand every thing about modes and scales and how they are related?
  • Do I want to learn all the chords that a professional guitarist needs to know?
  • Do I want to clear up any misunderstandings about music theory?
  • Do I want to understand "diatonic chords" and why they are crucial to building great chord progressions?
  • Do I want a method that comes with a companion "ensemble book" for applying all the information you are learning, so you remember it?
  • Do I want a unique method for learning and applying music theory directly to the guitar fretboard?

If this is what you want for your playing, then this book will get you organized and heading straight toward becoming a professional musician.

NYGM Primer Book Two gives you detailed information on:

New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2 will also take you through simple targeted exercises that apply commonly used scales directly to the guitar.

Secret Cycle 5 system of learning help you remember chords.

A special "Cycle 5" system is employed to help you memorize chords and learn the fretboard in a logical and lasting way

That's a lot of chords to remember, but simple chord progressions are given to help you apply these newly learned chords, and to help you to memorize each chord in all keys.

Music theory exercises that really work by applying the knowledge directly to your guitar fretboard.

And if you finally want to understand music theory and achieve a natural balance where you just "see" the music theory relationships on your guitar fretboard with little or no mental energy, then the unique exercises presented will help you see all chord and arpeggio relationships instantly on the guitar.

You will also learn about diatonic chords, so that you understand:

  • How scales and chords are interrelated.
  • The "secret code" to understanding how songs are composed.
  • Which chords sound good together to make your own songs.
  • How arpeggios can be used over chords and chord progressions.

Primer Two Demystifies Music

This is a no-nonsense method that demystifies music and gives you the tools to understand how modern music is organized. Along with all this information you will also get free access to the muse-eek.com "member's area" where you can watch and download hundreds of files to help you learn.

Help is an email away.

But what if you don't understand something about the book or need further advice would you like someone to answer your questions?

Mr. Arnold is famous for his in-depth email communications with students. These emails range from recommendations on what books are the right fit for a student to specific aspects of a book that a student finds confusing. Remember it only takes one thing that you don't understand to stop the whole process of learning. If you run into problems just email Bruce and he will get you back of track. What other author does that?

Guitar chords and chord progressions:

Both Open and Barre Positions for Major, Minor, and Dominant Chords with videos showing common problems student have in playing these chords.

Below is a video showing you some of the common problems found with a C Major Chord.

10 graduated chord progressions to apply newly learned chords with 30 MP3s links per chord progression. These MP3s allow the student to hear the chord progression and slowly develop speed and dexterity. Each chord progression contains 3 different strumming styles using the hard rock, rock, folk, blues and country styles.

Here is a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Many great books in one!

New York Guitar Method in many cases is a compilation of other Muse Eek Publications. Many books have been excerpted to form this series. In the case of NYGM Primer Book One you will additional content has been taken from:

  • Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume One.
  • Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two.
  • Chord Workbook for Guitar Volume One.

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining both the theoretical and practical application this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. Get a consistent education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

Status: In stock, physical book ships in 24 hours. Digital book is available for immediate access.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN ORDER TOTAL IS OVER 200.00 USD.

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New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book Two

New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book Two

Two is better than one!

New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2 is the companion book for the New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2. It gives you exercises to apply the information learned in the Primer Two Book.

Primer Ensemble Book Two will help you to:

  • Apply the scales you are learning by improvising with them over chord vamps.
  • Learn strumming patterns to gain better knowledge of accompaniment.
  • Learn chord progressions to help you memorize each new chord.
  • Memorize all the notes on the guitar by concentrating on one string at a time.
  • Develop you rhythm skills by playing simple etudes.
  • Develop your recognition of written rhythms and how they sound.
  • Learn to sight read on the guitar, using a graduated method.

If this is what you want for your playing, then New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2 will get you organized so you can develop the skills that you find in a world class musician.

Scale Application

Primer Ensemble Book Two applies 10 different scales in multiple ways:

  • Etudes which concentrate on one scale.
  • Single string studies to isolate each scale to one string.
  • Chord vamps to apply the scale via improvisation.

So is this book the right book for you?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Does my ability to play chord progressions need improvement?
  • Is my fretboard knowledge spotty?
  • Is my ability to read chord charts hit-or-miss?
  • Does my understanding of theory need work?
  • Does my sight reading skill need improvement?
  • Is my rhythm playing in the groove?
  • Do I have a hard time staying within the form when I play music?
  • Is my scale mastery weak or incomplete?

If the answer is YES then "New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2" will get you on track to solving your problems. Filling in these gaps in your playing will make you a much better musician and give you the confidence to tackle any type of music.

Here are a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Bringing together many Muse Eek Books to make a unified push to raise your musicianship

Much of New York Guitar Method is compiled from other Muse Eek publications; several books have been excerpted to form this series. In the case of NYGM Primer Ensemble Book Two, additional content has been taken from:

  • Rhythm Primer
  • Single Sting Studies for Guitar Volume One
  • LINES

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of books!

By combining both theoretical and practical applications,covers all the things you need to become a world class guitarist. Get a consistent education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method Series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

Status: In stock, physical book ships in 24 hours. Digital book is available for immediate access.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN ORDER TOTAL IS OVER 200.00 USD.

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New York Guitar Method Volume One

New York Guitar Method Volume One

The flagship book of the New York Guitar Method Series.

New York Guitar Method Volume One is the "Holy Grail" of scale books. Everything you ever wanted to know about scales is included in this book. But this book isn't just a collection of scales; it's an in-depth method for raising your musicianship through the understanding of how scales interface with every aspect of music.

If you are a student who wants to master:

  • 22 most used scales in music
  • Chords with additional tensions added.
  • Music theory and its relationship to scales.
  • Slash chords; what they are and how to use them.
  • Modal Sequencing and the common patterns that form great melodies.
  • Polyrhythmic Feel.
  • Rhythmic permutation of scales.

Then look no further; this book will set you on the road to world class musicianship.

This 348 page book will:

This book demystifies all of these subjects and then goes way beyond.

Learning scales using the 3 notes per string method will help break you "out of the box." You'll go way beyond just scales and their fingering patterns. By knowing how to apply sequencing to scales, you can forget about buying every new Shred video that comes out. This book gives you the theory behind all the cool licks you ever wanted to learn but it doesn't stop there; is also includes Modal Sequencing with Rhythmic permutation to give you kick-ass scale ideas. In other words, you'll have what you need to start creating your OWN sound!

Need further information? Here's a detailed list on the contents of this book

Take a deep breath.

The following scales and their theory are covered in great detail:

All the Chords with Tensions that you need to know to become a World Class Guitarist.

Added tensions for the following chord types are covered:

  • Major7
  • Minor7
  • Dominant7
  • Dominant7 sus4
  • Minor7b5
  • Diminished 7
  • Minor Major 7
  • Major7#5

Articulations: the secret ingredient to soulful playing.

In-Depth coverage of the following Articulations:

  • Hammer-Ons
  • Pull-Offs
  • Slides from Below
  • Slides from Above
  • Bends
  • Pre-Bends
  • Vibrato
  • Accents
  • Staccato
  • Legato

Modal Sequences: A comprehensive explanation of how to build great melodies.

In-Depth look at the following Modal Sequences:

  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Seconds
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Thirds
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Fifths
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Sixths
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Sevenths
  • Three Note Modal Sequencing
  • Four Note Modal Sequencing

Scale and Music Concepts

A Black Belt in Scales

We can say with full confidence that you'll have a black belt in scales after studying this book. Of course you'll want to apply all this knowledge to make it stick. That's why there is also the "New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One," the companion book for the New York Guitar Method Volume One This book has you apply all the information covered through etudes, exercises, soloing, chord progressions and sight reading.

So is this book the right book for you?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you sometimes not know what is the right scale to play?
  • Do you mostly use a few scales and can't figure out how to use the rest?
  • Do you find your scale playing to be bland?
  • Are you bored with the way you play scales when you improvise?
  • Do you feel like you play the same things every time you improvise?
  • Do you need more ideas on how to use scales?
  • Do you need to get more rhythmic interest into you scale playing?
  • Do you feel like you need some new sounds in your playing?

If the answer is YES then New York Guitar Method Volume One will get you on track to solving your scale problems. Filling in these gaps in your playing will make you a much better musician and give you the confidence to tackle any type of music.

Here is a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Bringing together many Muse Eek Books to raise your musicianship

New York Guitar Method contains carefully selected excerpts from other Muse Eek Publications, making each book a targeted compilation. In the case of New York Guitar Method Volume One additional content has been taken from:

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining theoretical and practical application this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. Get a consistent, comprehensive education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

Status: In stock, physical book ships in 24 hours. Digital book is available for immediate access.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN ORDER TOTAL IS OVER 200.00 USD.

Have a story or a review you want to submit. We would love to hear from you please send us an email.

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Volume One

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One is the companion book for the New York Guitar Method Volume One.

Each of the 24 chapters takes you through a series of exercises to improve all these crucial aspects of your guitar playing, and also tests you with classical études from Corelli, Bach, Beethoven and Haydn. These time tested exercises are highly targeted and with a short 1/2 hour commitment each day you can truly transform your guitar playing. As Joe Satriani says "If you are going to study, study with a jazz player." This book is the next best thing and will improve your:

  • Rhythm.
  • Time.
  • Recognition of musical form.
  • Fretboard knowledge.
  • Understanding of the application of 22 different scales .
  • Ability to master hard chord progressions.
  • Improvisation with 22 different scales.
  • Scale application to common chord progressions.

Midifiles and other audio files available to help you learn.

Improve your accuracy and have a lot more fun practicing when you can hear the exercises played with tempo controllable midifiles or MP3s in some cases.

And other additional information to help you learn.

This includes:

  • Extensive section on understanding rhythm notation.
  • Straight Eighth vs. Swing Eighth Note Feel.
  • Rhythmic Notation which is crucial to reading any chart.
  • Beat Reading: the Secret Weapon for learning how to read ahead in music.

Don't miss out on this information which in many cases can't be found anywhere but in this book.

Want to be a monster musician? New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One will help you get there.

Bringing many Muse Eek Books together to raise your musicianship

The New York Guitar Method Series contains carefully selected excerpts from other Muse Eek Publications. In the case of New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One additional content has been taken from:

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining both theoretical and practical applications this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. Get a consistent and comprehensive education by working through the entire The New York Guitar Method Series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in The New York Guitar Method Series. that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

Status: In stock, physical book ships in 24 hours. Digital book is available for immediate access.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN ORDER TOTAL IS OVER 200.00 USD.

Have a story or a review you want to submit. We would love to hear from you please send us an email.

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Volume Two

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two

is the companion book for New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One

If you have already purchased New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One you know that these books are seriously going to get your guitar playing to a higher level. New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two continues these successfully proven exercises with more advanced odd meter rhythm exercises, chromatic fretboard knowledge études, upper four string guitar chord progressions and exercises. Each of the 24 chapters also demonstrates through études how to use approach notes. Have you always wondered what all those chromatic notes are that you hear when guitarists aren't playing scales and arpeggios? Wonder no more. These études will show you 24 different ways to apply these approach note figures so you can understand what advanced rock and jazz players are doing. These time tested exercises are highly targeted and with a short 1/2 hour commitment each day you can truly transform your guitar playing.

Learn About Approach Note uses:

Approach notes are a completely different type of improvisation and composition method. New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two gives you:

  • 24 chapters that demonstrate through études how to use approach notes.
  • Odd meter rhythm exercises.
  • Eighth and Sixteenth Note rhythm exercises.
  • Upper four string guitar chord progressions with exercises.
  • Single String Exercises to perfect your knowledge of the guitar fretboard.
  • Classical études from Bach and Mozart.

New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two is geared for use as an ensemble book. It gives you:

  • Arrangements for four guitars using the jazz standard "Rhythm Changes."
  • Written duets in the Bebop style.
  • Chord Progressions that students can play chords while others solo.
  • Rhythm exercises which can be played as single notes, or if the student is creative, as chord progressions.
  • Multi-part classical pieces that develop a high level of accuracy within an ensemble situation.

Bringing together many Muse Eek Books into one to raise your musicianship

New York Guitar Method books contain carefully selected, relevant excerpts from other Muse Eek Publications, making each book a kind of compilation. In the case of New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two additional content has been taken from:

  • Rhythms Volume One
  • Rhythms Volume Two
  • Odd Meters
  • Chord Workbook for Guitar Volume Two
  • Single String Studies for Guitar Volume Two

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining both theoretical and practical applications, this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. You will get a comprehensive education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

For the advanced guitarist New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book Two will challenge you on many levels, GET STARTED TODAY!

Status: In stock, physical book ships in 24 hours. Digital book is available for immediate access.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN ORDER TOTAL IS OVER 200.00 USD.

Have a story or a review you want to submit. We would love to hear from you please send us an email.