This real guitar method will give you great informations & technics to improve your guitar skill. No musical knowledge is required to use this app, you just need a guitar.
This app supports english - try E-Folk (english, french, german, spanish), E-Blues (english, french) or E-Jazz (english, french) also available on Google Play
If you're looking for an efficient method to learn how to play guitar, there's an Android app for that! www.androidpipe.com - July 2012
Designed for tablet and smartphones
✔ 27 Lessons of increasing level - from beginner to intermediate guitarist -
✔ Video file for each lesson
✔ Autoscrolling Tabs - portrait or landscape -
✔ Detailed informations about theory and technics on each lesson
✔ Pitch notes to tune your guitar and much more ;-)
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Divided in three parts :
★ Part 1 (E-Folk 11 lessons for beginners)
Lesson 1: Take your Guitar
How to hold your guitar
Notes on the neck, tuning
Reading tablatures : Boogie in E
Lesson 2: Arpeggios
Right hand fingering
Simple arpeggios with bass note melody
Lesson 3: What is a chord ?
Play E minor and A minor chords
Lesson 4: Play with a pick
The C major chord
Downstrokes and upstrokes picking
Lesson 5: The Folk rhythm
The G major chord
From C -> G, and addition of notes to chords
Lesson 6: Three beats rhythm
The D major chord
Progression G -> D -> Am -> C
Lesson 7: Chords arpeggios
The D minor chord
Thumb plays the root note
of the chord
Lesson 8: Palm mute
The E major and A major chords
Back and forth playing
Mute sound with your palm
Lesson 9: Minor barred chords
Learning notes on the neck
The A and E minor barred positions
Lesson 10: Country Club
The E major barred position
Add a 7th note to your chords
Lesson 11: The C barred chord
The A major barred positions
Variation on the D chord
The C9 chord
★ Part 2 (E-Blues 8 lessons for beginners)
Begin with a traditional acoustic shuffle then play a funky blues with more advanced rhythm pattern.
Discover the SRV Texas Blues on a clean Stratocaster.
Enjoy a minor style Blues and smash your amp with more Rock lesson played on a Les Paul.
★ Part 3 (E-Jazz 8 lessons)
Lesson 1: Jazz Chords
Major scale's Jazz chords
Fingering and chords change for II V I in G and C progression
Lesson 2: II V I Progression
Use of the major scale
Lesson 3: Tonality change
Learn to find II V I progression in multiple tonalities
Chords roots on the E and A strings
Lesson 4: More chords change
Secondary dominant chord
Cycle of fifths
Tetrads and Triads
Lesson 5: Tritone substitution
11th and 13th chords
Lesson 6: Blues for Clara
From traditionnal 12 bar blues to a more complex structure
9th and 13th chords
Lesson 7: Gypsy Swing
Gypsy Jazz rhythm
Major and Minor 6th chords
Lesson 8: Sunny Bossa
Bossa Nova rhythm pattern
Chords sequences have been extracted from some Jazz Standards but no melody is played because of copyrights.
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This astounding collection of Brazilian-Pop-Jazz compositions by renowned Brazilian keyboardist and pianist Luciano Alves features amazing percussion grooves, top-notch improvisations and sublime keyboard textures.
On this repertoire Luciano showcases his ability to speak a universal musical language and proves why he is considered one of the best Brazilian musician/composers.
He has six CDs: Quartzo, Baobá, Mosaico, Brazil Today, Luciano Alves Interpreta Ernesto Nazareth, Só o que a gente gosta (Luciano & Bettina). More than 60 of his tunes are currently in iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, CD Baby, etc.
In 1976, he joined the Os Mutantes (Brazilian pop-group), traveling throughout Brazil and Italy and recording the Mutantes ao Vivo LP. For 10 years he joined the Pepeu Gomes band as keyboardist and arranger, appearing with him three times at the Montreux Festival. He also recorded with Caetano Veloso, Moraes Moreira, Sergio Dias, L. Shankar and Do Um Romão, among others.
Since 1985 he has performed solo or with his band both in Brazil and abroad. In the classical music area, he has performed as a soloist with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra in many concerts. In 1991 he toured Denmark, spotlighting Afro-Brazilian rhythms and his CDs.
In 2009 was released his CD Luciano Alves Interpreta Ernesto Nazareth and since 2010 he is performing in duo with Brazilian singer Bettina Graziani promoting the jazz/bossa-nova CD "Só o que a gente gosta".