The following is a list of suggested resources that I have used to teach many of my students.
Nothing will work faster than private lessons with a good teacher. If you are interested in learning more about private music lessons with Leon Harrell then click here.
Need more help on developing your guitar playing technique? Check out some of the lessons at GuitarTricks.com. The free lessons are great and they do offer private instruction.
In Leon’s new book How To Read Music In 30 Days you will learn how to read music faster than you ever thought possible. This in depth 30 day course will teach you step by step with examples and exercises in each lesson.
Whether you’re a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on composing, arranging, and creating original melodies, harmonies, and chords.
Weighing in at nearly 400 pages, the Picture Chord Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive keyboard resource ever! It includes easy-to-see photos, easy-to-read chord diagrams and treble and bass clef notation for over 1,600 keyboard chords, plus basic chord theory, a chord symbol chart, and more!
In the Guitar Chord Encyclopedia chords are listed alphabetically and chromatically for easy reference with 36 different chords listed for each key. With chapters on chord theory, intervals, chord construction and use of chords and rhythms in various styles of music, your chord vocabulary will be forever expanding. Over 310 pages!
Sheet Music Resources:
I have ordered countless items from Sheet Music Plus for myself and students and have always been satisfied with the quick service and large selection of hard to find items.
The International Music Score Library Project is full of free scores from out of print editions. Also you can find tons for full scores for hard to find pieces by famous composers such as Beethoven and Mozart.
Free Online Tools:
- Virtual Instruments