A "must have" book for every serious guitarist. Do you want to prepare for studying guitar in a university? Are you currently studying guitar in a university? Do you wish you had been able to study guitar in a university? If so, this book is for you. If you have ever been stuck in a rut and in need of a road map for mastering the guitar, this book is for you.
If you are one of those unique individuals with a relentless drive to learn and master every nook and cranny of the fretboard, this book is for you. THE FRETBOARD: Vol 1 - Scales, Modes, and Arpeggios will provide you a lifetime of learning and efficient development for your hands, mind, and ears. This work presents the material in a systematic approach which results in mastering the fretboard in a more efficient and effective manner.
Beginning with 12 fingerings for the major scale, the book takes you down a path in which you will learn how to play two octaves of ANY scale, mode, or arpeggio in ANY key at ANY position on the neck. The book then teaches how to blend this knowledge into one comprehensive map of the fretboard with the ultimate goal of "forgetting" scale and arpeggio fingerings and instead experiencing total freedom to play the guitar to its full potential. Digging this well of fretboard knowledge will release a new level of creativity in the guitarist's soloing, arranging, and technique.
Combined with learning songs and solos, jamming with other musicians, and listening listening listening to great music, the material in the book will provide the fuel to take your guitar playing to higher and higher levels. The material is presented both in standard notation with in depth spelling of scales, modes, and arpeggios, as well as in large block diagrams showing fingering patterns with which to use this material to cover the entire neck in any key.
Whether you play jazz, country, western swing, bluegrass, blues, or classical, mastering the material in this book will go far in making you a master guitarist. A companion video lesson for this book will be available in 2017. You can sign up to receive David DeLoach's newsletter at his website (MasterGuitarists.com) to receive notification when this video is released.
This guitar book contains David DeLoach's accurately transcribed arrangements of his solo guitar Christmas album WE THREE KINGS (available on Amazon and iTunes). Songs are transcribed in both standard notation and tablature - with additional corresponding chord frame diagrams showing every chord voicing/fingering used.
We Three Kings (album) by David DeLoach featuring Scott Mulvahill
An acoustic guitar & cello Christmas album which aims to create an atmosphere of peace via some very tasty arrangements of classic Christmas songs.
Silent Night, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear/The First Noel (medley), Silent Night, We Three Kings, O Holy Night, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Hark The Herald Angels Sing, Joy To The World/Angels We Have Heard On High (medley), & Away In A Manger. An accompanying guitar tab/notation book is available HERE