Offering an alternative to other methods, the Xtreme series is exciting, modern, and inspirational. It features core lessons, true stories, superstar tips, top tens, and a style guru. Not only an introduction to the techniques needed to play each instrument or learn a skill, Xtreme is designed to inspire a passion for music that will transcend many young adults’ fads. The reader will be guided through each area in a humorous and informative way.
The perfect beginners book to learn the piano. All the basics are covered including: sitting at the piano, basic chords, major and minor keys, playing chords, playing in different styles. Also includes how to play in the style of Elton John, Billy Joel, Tori Amos, Alicia Keys, Jools Holland and others. * CD included with each book
Learn the essential theory, history, various styles, and techniques that every aspiring pop and rock keyboardist should know. The accompanying CD includes 85 tracks with demos, play-along tracks, and original compositions by the authors.
A complete method for: notes, rhythms, keys, time signatures; treble and bass clefs; right and left-hand patterns and accompaniments; popular song styles; repeat signs, accidentals, codas; and more.