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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!

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About Muse Eek

Muse-Eek Publishing Company is a publishing house with a broad focus on music education. Muse-Eek also publishes fine art and poetry books, and has its own record label, Muse-Eek Records. Our online presence, Muse-Eek.com specializes in the publication of music workbooks, video courses and sound and video recordings that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries. These historic methods date back through centuries of great musicians and educators. To see these interesting relationship please see Bruce Arnold's Music Education Genealogy Chart which tells you a lot about the where many of his educational ideas took root and some of the educational pillars that are evident throughout the books you find on this website. The Muse-Eek Records catalogue contains a diverse selection of music much of it by Bruce Arnold in collaboration with some of today's best players in classical, jazz, rock and avant-garde music. These are available in CD, DVD and mp3 formats. We believe in a working relationship with our music education customers; they are free to interact with the author after purchasing a book to help them through any material they don’t understand or which they need further clarification. We also have a member's area which contains a wealth of free information to help a student understand music at a deeper level and access additional files for our books. Many of our books offer cutting edge ideas regarding ear training, guitar technique, rhythm and time. These methods have a proven track record. Our main author Bruce Arnold has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, The New School and NYU. Along with Mr. Arnold's publications on the Muse-eek.com website he has also written books and appeared in educational DVDs for MelBay and Truefire. Over the years Mr Arnold has used his experiences with his students to develop a program that can elevate a musician's ability to world class caliber. If you have questions about any of our books or recordings please send us an email. Along with general questions about either our record label or our publishing company we also welcome questions to help a student choose the proper materials to reach their goals. We have over 300 products to help you learn any style of music and to develop your musicianship to its peak. We also make recommendations for practice schedules for students who use our methods to get the most out of their study time. This, along with personal interaction with Bruce through email, nurtures the student's ability through a closely monitored situation, ensuring there is no wasted time or misunderstanding.