“The Recreational Guitarist”
- Music Collection of Volumes 1 – 10

“The Recreational Guitarist” lessons use great sounding studies and pieces from all styles of music and prepares you to play just about anything.

With over 8 hours of split screen instruction you will learn to play classical, pop, blues/rock, jazz and lead soloing over recorded jam sessions.

A complete course book, in printable PDF format, contains all of the music and tab charts for each of the pieces so you can easily learn, follow, and play along.

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Contents for
The Recreational Guitarist:

Volume One

  • Bluegrass Flash – Picking Study
  • Single String Study – Picking Study
  • Hall of the Mountain King – Picking Study
  • Two Acoustic Blues Endings – Blues
  • Open Sounding Chords in “E” – All Styles
  • Harmonized “C” Scale – Jazz
  • Cool Electric Blues – Blues
  • Carulli Waltz – Classical
  • Espanolita – Classical
  • Jam Prep
  • Jam – Slow Blues in “G”

Volume Two

  • William Tell Overture
  • Single String Scale – All Styles
  • Popular Chord Patterns – All Styles
  • Fingerstyle Blues Solo – Blues
  • Classic Rock Cliches – Rock
  • “C” Major Scale in two Octaves
  • Study in “A” Minor
  • Excerpt from Jesu Joy
  • Jam Prep – Soloing on the Chord
  • Jam – Fast Swing in “C”

Volume Three

  • The Sailor’s Hornpipe – Picking Study
  • Popular Chord Progression – All Styles
  • Flamenco Fire – Fingerstyle
  • Chord Melody
  • Sustain Study – All Styles
  • Chord Melody – Jazz
  • Spanish Ballad “Em” – Classical
  • Minuet – Bach – Classical
  • Jam Prep
  • Jam – Medium Bounce in “A”

Volume Four

  • Boogie in “E” – Picking Study
  • Drunken Sailor – Picking Study
  • Bach Invention – Picking Study
  • In a Celtic Mood – Easy/Intermediate
  • 1 + 1 = 300 – Fingerstyle
  • Note Chord Solo Style – All Styles
  • Chords in “D” – All Styles
  • Fur Elise – Beethoven – Classical
  • Greensleeves – Anon – Classical
  • Jam Prep – Rock ‘n Rhythm, Lead Scale, Lick
  • Jam – Classic Rock in “C”

Volume Five

  • Sixteenth Note Study – Picking Study
  • Joshua – Picking Study
  • “A” Minor Blues – Picking Study
  • Using Thirds – Easy/Intermediate
  • Moving Chords Around – All Styles
  • Famous Riffs – All Styles
  • Bass and Alternate Bass Notes – All Styles
  • Spanish Theme – Classical
  • Andante in “C” – Sor – Classical
  • Jam Prep – Lead Scale
  • Jam – Slow Blues in “A”

Volume Six

  • Warm-Up Exercises – All Styles
  • Can Can – Picking Study
  • Riff in “F”
  • Hammering on the Chord – All Styles
  • Bass/Chord/Fill – Blues
  • Power Chord Scale
  • “G” Major Chords and Scale
  • Malaguena – Classical
  • Andantino “C” – Carcassi – Classical

Volume Seven

  • Aura Lee – Picking Study
  • Star Spangled Banner – Picking Study
  • Dm, Gm, A7 – All Styles
  • Moving Bass Lines – All Styles
  • Big Chords LIttle Fingerings – Blues
  • Basic Rhythms – All Styles
  • Allegretto – Carulli – Classical
  • Amor from the Heart – Picking Study
  • Jam Prep – Solo Notes from Dm, Gm, A7
  • Jam – Blues in “D” Minor

Volume Eight

  • Mexican Hat Dance – Picking Study
  • C7 Riffs – Jazz
  • Popular Chord Pattern – All Styles
  • Great Fingerpicking Patterns – Fingerstyle
  • Finger Substitutions – All Styles
  • Harmonized “D” Scale – Jazz
  • Pach’s Canon – Classical
  • Aguado Study – Classical
  • Jam Prep – “D” Works
  • Jam – Pachelbel Canon

Volume Nine

  • Laid Back Blues – Blues
  • Blackberry Blossom – Picking Study
  • Sus Chords – All Styles
  • Octaves – All Styles
  • Harmonics – All Styles
  • Cool Ending – Blues
  • Saltarello – Classical
  • Jam Prep – Higher Octaves
  • Jam – Wide Open Free (Pop/Jazz)

Volume Ten

  • Mary-Ann – Picking Study
  • Anitra’s Dance – Classical
  • Japanese Pentatonic Scale – Picking Study
  • String Substitution – All Styles
  • Chord Progressions of a Different Kind
  • Rock Style Study – All Styles
  • Latin Rhythm – Fingerstyle
  • Andante – Classical
  • Jam Prep – Bb Scale and Licks
  • Jam – Medium Blues