Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the piano accordion. Learn 58 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. Soundtrack CD also available.
This method, which can be used for any size of instrument, from 12 to 120 bass takes the student rapidly through the fundamentals in a manner to establish self-confidence from the first lesson. This book presents a new and scientifically correct program for mastering finger technique, enabling the accordionist to acquire the brilliant technique of the professional player far more rapidly than by indiscriminate and haphazard practice. Included also is a neasily understood course in Keyboard Harmony and its adaptation in harmonizing melodies and playing effectively from piano and violon music. Finally, this method contains a series of carefully graded and edited solos embracing all forms of music from Swing-Boogie to the Classics.
Using just six bass notes and six major chords, this book is written specifically for the beginners traditional "12-bass accordion," but the pieces can also be played on more elaborate instruments. After just one page of technical notes, this book offers 27 easy solos.
Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track!. Absolute Beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the very first time you play your Accordion.
The Mighty Accordion is a truly unique and much-needed guide to playing the bass side of the accordion. A comprehensive collection of progressive exercises guide the student in learning and mastering bass/chord patterns. Please Note; Now Includes Online Audio only
his book has been specially designed for beginners who are picking up an Accordion for the very first time. No previous knowledge or experience is required. First Lessons Accordion motivates the student whilst guiding them through the basics of music theory and providing a clear and easy-to-follow introduction to the instrument. With plenty of popular tunes to play along the way, such as Jingle Bells and Scarborough Fair, students are sure to stay inspired.
Getting Into Accordion is designed for the person who is returning to the Accordion after a few idle years and needs a "crash" review. Included with the book to facilitate the review process is access to an online instructional recording by the author. This effective, exceptional teaching aid will motivate and guide the review process very quickly. The minimum size instrument for this breakthrough teaching book is an 80 Bass Piano Accordion. No lyrics are included.
The Chord Melody Method For Accordion is a revolutionary course that will enable you to learn all of the chords used in today's music and apply their harmonic applications professionally to any lead sheet. With this breakthrough guide you will gain the ability to develop and compose a professional-sounding arrangement on the spot while improvising confidently where neccessary. The average dedicated student will become proficient in 6 to 12 months and will experience a dramatic improvement in all areas of musicianship. This book includes access to online audio.
This book has been designed to develop the professional or recreational accordionist further toward advanced musicianship. Why do we practice scales? The great jazz accordionist, Art Van Damme, when asked what he practiced, replied, "Only the fundamentals!" The fundamental classical and jazz scales with explanations are presented here in a clear, concise format. For best results use this book with or after the Chord Melody Method for Accordion.
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