Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible

Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible

Hardcover(Book and CD)

$12.98

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Overview

Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible by Leo Coulter, Richard Jones

This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in is a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process fun and simple for beginners and well-read enthusiasts.

Readers can learn how to combine chord sequences, melodies, and riffs to create your own music in any style, and this book makes an excellent gift for beginners or practiced songwriters. The book describes melodies, major and minor scales, and a full chord directory can help readers find just the right sound. Chapters on organizing song fragments, adding pieces, stripping them away, and customizing them can help fine-tune the process.

The truth is, you don't have to be a great guitarist to be able to write songs for the guitar. Only a basic knowledge of guitar is required, and you will build up your skills and understanding as you progress through the book. More experienced players will find plenty of unexpected, habit breaking chord progressions. You will find exercises to help put theory into practice, and an inspirational catalog of essential playlists from the greatest songwriters of all time. The Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible includes an audio CD.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785826484
Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc.
Publication date: 06/15/2010
Series: Music Bibles Series
Edition description: Book and CD
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Leo Coulter studied music at Cambridge University before starting a career as a session guitarist. He now works principally as a composer, writing and producing songs for new and established artists, and owns and runs a recording studio. Richard Jones also studied at Cambridge. He has worked widely within the music industry as a sound engineer, session pianist, songwriter, website designer, graphic artist, and teacher of composition and music theory. He has produced and marketed two original albums and has recently taken to building his own studio equipment. Leo and Richard are the authors of How to Record Your Own Music and Get it on the Internet.

Richard Jones studied at Cambridge. He has worked widely within the music industry as a sound engineer, session pianist, songwriter, website designer, graphic artist, and teacher of composition and music theory. He has produced and marketed two original albums and has recently taken to building his own studio equipment. Richard is the author of How to Record Your Own Music and Get it on the Internet.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews