Kim Perlak, Curator Developed by the Berklee Guitar Department Faculty
Become a more musical guitar player! This book will help you learn and use chords, scales, and other building blocks of music from a guitarist’s perspective. It applies concepts of music theory directly to your instrument, using the time-honored teaching approaches of the Berklee Guitar Department. These applications facilitate creative, expressive playing and writing in all styles and directly map to the Berklee Guitar Department proficiency evaluations. Players at all levels will find a clear, organized approach to the materials and musical examples in a variety of styles, provided by Berklee’s guitar faculty. You’ll learn to: Master the fingerboard by understanding how strings and frets relate to scales, intervals, and chords; Understand and use the most important types of scales and modes; Construct chords and voicing possibilities based on the essential building blocks of harmony; Choose chord voicings that are ergonomic, intuitive, and expressive for every unique playing situation; and more.
Series: Berklee Guide
Page Count: 120
Contributors: Kim Perlak, Curator Developed by the Berklee Guitar Department Faculty