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  1. Drums for the Absolute Beginner--Book and DVD
    Drums for the Absolute Beginner--Book and DVD
    Pete Sweeney
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / 2004 / Other
    $18.49 Retail: $24.95 Save 26% ($6.46)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW122615

Dream of drumming but don't know the difference between double stroke and paradiddle? Written for novices, this course shows you everything needed to get started: about drum sets, holding the sticks, counting rhythms, reading music, notation, and basic techniques. The companion DVD features video demonstrations and audio examples keyed to the book's exercises. 47 pages, softcover from Alfred.

  1. Alfred's Guitar for the Absolute Beginner--Book and DVD
    Alfred's Guitar for the Absolute Beginner--Book and DVD
    Susan Mazer
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Other
    $17.99 Retail: $23.95 Save 25% ($5.96)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW720422

Guitars---they're affordable, portable, versatile, and popular! Susan Mazer's 50-minute DVD teaches everything needed to begin playing confidently---basic chords and music theory, strumming and picking techniques, and more. Close-ups, split screens, and synchronized music notation enhance the demonstrations throughout this clear, well-paced presentation. For electric or acoustic guitar. Includes 48-page book. From Alfred.

  1. Guitar for the Absolute Beginner Book and CD
    Guitar for the Absolute Beginner Book and CD
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Other
    $13.49 Retail: $17.50 Save 23% ($4.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW814976

Go from aspiring novice to inspired guitarist in just 48 pages! Susan Mazer's warm and encouraging teaching style motivates even the most casual hobbyist to learn how to play. Quickly and easily understand how to hold and tune the guitar and play single notes and basic chords with proper technique. Includes companion CD.

  1. Guitar for the Absolute Beginner DVD
    Guitar for the Absolute Beginner DVD
    Susan Mazer
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / DVD
    $16.99 Retail: $21.95 Save 23% ($4.96)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 08/01/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW720421

Even if you've never held a guitar before, you'll soon be playing chords, finger-picking and even improvising! With its portability and versitility, it's no wonder that the guitar is such a popular choice for people beginning to learn an instrument; Susan Mazer's 50 minute DVD teaches everything needed to begin playing confidently--basic chords and music theory, proper strumming and picking techniques, learning the fingerboard, tuning the instrument and more are included. Close-ups, split screens and synchronized music notation enhance demonstrations. Follow music examples right on the screen!

  1. Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 2 - Book & CD
    Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 2 - Book & CD
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Other
    $13.49 Retail: $18.95 Save 29% ($5.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW814979

The perfect follow-up to Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 1, this book introduces more challenging chords and strums. The basic principles of blues and rock improvisation, classic fingerstyle patterns and melody playing are all covered in this easy, friendly method. This book will prepare you to continue to study the style of music you love the most. A CD demonstrating every example and providing play-along opportunities is included. 32 pages.

  1. Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 2 - Book
    Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 2 - Book
    Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Trade Paperback
    $3.79 Retail: $8.50 Save 55% ($4.71)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW814978

The perfect follow-up to Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 1, this book introduces more challenging chords and strums. The basic principles of blues and rock improvisation, classic fingerstyle patterns and melody playing are all covered in this easy, friendly method. This book will prepare you to continue to study the style of music you love the most. A CD demonstrating every example and providing play-along opportunities is available. 32 pages.