Ukulele Aerobics

For All Levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Ukulele Aerobics

(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining ukulele technique. This title provides practice material for every day of the week and includes audio tracks of all the workouts in the book. Follow this program and you'll see increased speed, improved dexterity, better accuracy, heightened coordination and more in your playing. Musical styles include pop, rock, folk, old-time, blues, jazz, reggae and more! Techniques covered include: strumming, fingerstyle, legato and staccato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, bening, damping, vibrato, tremolo and more.

Baritone Ukulele Aerobics

For All Levels: From Beginner to Advanced

Baritone Ukulele Aerobics

(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining baritone ukulele technique. This package provides practice material for every day of the week. The online audio includes all the workouts in the book, and the audio player PLAYBACK+ allows players to slow down the audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and more. Follow this program and you'll notice improved dexterity, increased speed, better accuracy, heightened coordination and more in your playing. Musical styles include pop, rock, blues, jazz, folk and more! Techniques covered include: strumming, fingerstyle, legato and staccato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, bending, vibrato, tremolo, and much more.

Bassist's Guide to Scales Over Chords

The Foundation of Effective Bass Lines

Bassist's Guide to Scales Over Chords

(Bass Instruction). Scales are no stranger to the bass player. We practice them up and down, in different sequences, and in different keys to improve our chops. But how many people really know how to apply them in a musical way? With Bassist's Guide to Scales Over Chords , you'll learn how these two topics are intertwined in a logical and fundamental manner. This key concept is paramount in learning how to create and improvise functional and memorable bass lines or solos reliably time and again. If you're stuck in a root-note rut or find yourself always coming back to the same old tired patterns, this book is for you. It includes 136 audio tracks and 17 extended backing tracks for download or streaming online.

How to Build Guitar Chops

Technique Exercises for the Intermediate to Advanced Guitarist

How to Build Guitar Chops

(Guitar Educational). If there's one thing that practically all guitarists have experienced at one time or another, it's the disappointment that comes from not being able to play something. This is nothing new, of course, and there's only one way through it practice, practice, practice! The only problem is that sometimes it's difficult to know exactly what to practice. That's where this book comes in. Written with the real-world player in mind, How to Build Guitar Chops seeks to prove that technique can actually be fun and musical! The price of this book includes access to audio online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside. Includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, pan left or right.

How To Play Ukulele In 14 Days

Daily Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

How To Play Ukulele In 14 Days

Ready to learn how to play ukulele? This book will help you achieve the goal faster than you thought possible! How to Play Ukulele in 14 Days teaches you all the foundational skills you need to play your favorite songs-or even to write your own-on the ukulele, from basic chord shapes and strumming techniques to how those chords fit together to form the progressions heard in the biggest hits in pop, rock, country, folk music. And it can be used with a Concert, Tenor, or Soprano ukulele. You'll learn: Major Chords Minor Chords Seventh Chords Strumming Patterns Fingerpicking Technique Major Scales Muted Strums Roll Strokes Plus, all of the examples are presented in an easy-to-read and understand "tab" notation system, so you don't have to be able to read music! FREE access to online audio demos for each example are included! Follows the enormously successful and effective teaching method that publisher Troy Nelson used in his #1-selling Guitar Aerobics book. Free shipping with Amazon Prime. About Michael Mueller: Over the past 20 years, Michael Mueller has authored over 20 instructional guitar books, with over 375,000 units sold. Titles include the Hal Leonard Rock Guitar Method, Acoustic Guitar Tab Method, and Scale-Chord Relationships. He has also edited countless others, including the top-selling Guitar Aerobics (Troy Nelson) and Ukulele Aerobics (Chad Johnson) titles. Additionally, he has served as the Editor at top guitar magazines Guitar One and Guitar Edge and he's contributed to Guitar World, Jazz Times, and Sirius XM, among others. Here's what verified Amazon users have had to say about some of Mueller's previous work: "This is a very, very good book. It gets right to the point and teaches by zeroing in on exactly what you need to know." Scale-Chord Relationships "This book teaches everything with amazing clarity." Guitar Techniques "The book is fantastic. Clear exercises, great lessons, covers a wide aspect of playing." 100 Rock Guitar Lessons "I'm learning to play with a lot more confidence." Acoustic Guitar Tab Method 1 "I have been playing for years, and this is what I have been looking for. It is so easy to use." Hal Leonard Guitar Tab Method

Volcanoes, Palm Trees & Privilege

Essays on Hawai'i

Volcanoes, Palm Trees & Privilege

“...a complicated love letter to a place and powerful reckoning of a life.” - Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things “For fans of Sarah Vowell and Kaui Hart Hemmings, Liz Prato's essay collection is a must-read that explores the islands’ mythos and reality..." - Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of This Is Paradise “...a secular devotional to a place that has woven its way into Liz Prato’s heart. Breathtaking.” - Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Book of Joan "Liz Prato’s fearless and tender investigation of our complex relationship with Hawai‘i will blow your mind. Hula dancers, aloha shirts, surfing, and the idyllic tropical vacation will never look the same.” - Karen Karbo, author of In Praise of Difficult Women Volcanoes, Palm Trees, and Privilege is not only a breezy and appealing primer on how to negotiate both Hawai'i in all its astonishing variety and the enormous advantages and nagging burdens of privilege; it's also a moving memoir about familial loss and the reconstitution of an essential version of the self. Liz Prato is beautifully smart about how disempowerment works, and how to combat it." -Jim Shepard, author of Book of Aron and The Tunnel at the End of the Light Liz Prato combines lyricism, research and humor to explore her role as a white tourist in a seemingly paradisiacal land that has been largely formed and destroyed by white outsiders. Hawaiian history, pop culture, and contemporary affairs are masterfully woven with her personal narrative of loss and survival in linked essays, offering unique insight into how the touristic ideal of Hawai‘i came to be, and what Hawai‘i is at its core.

Fielding's Freewheelin' USA

Fielding's Freewheelin' USA

Presents ten US tour routes

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Computing for Seniors

Young@heart

Discusses the basics of computing, focusing on the special needs of senior citizens, and provides advice on purchasing, setting up, and working with a computer

Insiders' Guide to the World's Most Exciting Cruises

With Personal Reports from Travel Writers on Cruise Getaways

Insiders' Guide to the World's Most Exciting Cruises

Covers more than 300 cruises: Caribbean cruises, freighters, sailing cruises, river cruises, and much more. Just about every destination in the world is covered, including those in the US, the Caribbean, Alaska, Erope, Indonesia, Antarctica, and Asia, the Amazon, the Seychelles Islands off the coast of Africa, and many others. Oceanliners, small ships, freighters, river cruises, and charters are highlighted, plus helpful insight into where you should cruise and when. The book's insider tips keep any traveler from losing valuable vacation time and heighten the experience of various destinations.