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Guitar Lessons NYC: Advanced guitar

STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION: By this stage, if you haven't already learned to read standard music notation you will probably want to. I use materials developed at the Berklee School of Music. For those interested in exploring classical repetoire, study may include Bach Two Part inventions, adapted as duets for the guitar and Sor Studies.
....................................................................................................................................... REPERTOIRE THAT INTERESTS YOU: You can work on any repertoire that interests you ranging from advanced Clapton or Hendrix, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, or Johnny Winter blowing the roof off the barn! Repertoire can include songs in alternate tunings (Drop D, G, D, DADGAD, etc) which will be needed to reproduce Robert Johnson songs as well as Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell and the occasional Zeppelin tune.
....................................................................................................................................... LEARNING HOW TO TRANSCRIBE: At this stage I encourage my students to learn how to transcribe, so part of the study involves your transcribing music of your choice which you will present to me for review. Through constant transcription you will learn to identify the fine points and nuances essential to understanding each artist's performance.
............................................................................................................................. COMPREHENSIVE THEORY: Advanced theory study includes learning all scales, in all keys and positions, triadic harmony, seventh chords, altered chords, and the uses of all these structures.
................................................................................................................................................. JAZZ REPERTOIRE: For those interested, I offer a study of standard jazz repertoire. Topics include: chord melody arrangements, improvising over moving chord changes, creating arrangements from piano sheet music, harmonic and structural analyses.
......................................................................................................................................................... THE REAL BOOK: I recommend working with the Real Book, a top notch collection of classic standards and bebop tunes. Artists may include Charlie Christian, Django Reinhart, and Wes Montgomery well as Be Bop heads and solos by Charlie Parker and others.
.......................................................................................................................................................... CALL ME for more information at (917) 658-9221