Free your mind and your fingers will follow.
Rediscover the childlike excitement you felt when you held your first guitar, as you explore a new world of possibilities for your music. No matter what your level or musical persuasion, rock, funk, jazz, classical, this book will change the way you play guitar.
Beloved guitarist and educator Jon Damian shares his innovative techniques to significantly improve your composing and improvising (comprovisational) skills:
- Expand your palette of musical colors
- Explore conceptual tools for composing and improvising
- Develop your sense of dynamics, articulation, rhythm, melodic direction, and musical E.S.P.
- Stimulate your imagination with unconventional creativity development exercises like a musical Rorschach Test, crossword puzzle, and scratch-and-sniff
- Increase your confidence for improvising with other musicians
- Improve your command of the guitar with fingerboard, scale, interval, arpeggio, and ear studies
- Bring the concepts to life with the accompanying CD containing 80 tracks for study, observation, and interactive play-along
Think out of the box. Journey inside this truly unique collection of creative resources for the curious guitarist. Be inspired to search for the guitar’s endless musical treasures.
Your guitar will thank you.