INSTRUCTIONAL BOOKS

One of my greatest joys is sharing my knowledge with those who want to make music. These books were created for all who seek the key to music’s door.



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Learn guitar the RIGHT way!

Beginners Guitar Jumpstart: Learn Basic Chords, Rhythms and Strum Your First Songs

Even if you’ve never played one note, you can learn music principles and guitar basics to play your first song in just a matter of days.

Beginners Guitar Jumpstart teaches you music fundamentals and guitar skills to get you started the right way. 

Learn to play guitar, FAST! Even if you’ve never made music before, you’ll gain confidence as you hear your first notes, strum your first chords and complete your first songs. And, you’ll be learning the Seeing Music method that lets you learn music using visual cues. 

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.

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In just a few easy lessons, you can memorize the fretboard painlessly.

Guitar Fretboard Mastery: Memorize the Entire Fretboard Easily and Unlock Your Music – A Seeing Music Method Book

Is your biggest obstacle simply memorizing the notes of the fretboard? Learn the secrets to fretboard memorization and UNLOCK your music.

Guitar Fretboard Mastery reveals the secrets used by professional guitarists everywhere to memorize the entire guitar fretboard. In just a few easy lessons, you’ll develop the skills to solve this problem common to all student guitarists.

Memorize the entire fretboard, FAST!

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.

The best way to begin your guitar playing adventure!

Seeing Music Total Beginners Guitar: From Square One to Strumming Your First Songs in 10 Days

Even if you’ve never played one note, you can learn music principles and guitar basics to play your first song in just a matter of days.

Seeing Music: Total Beginners Guitar teaches you music fundamentals and guitar skills to get you started the right way. 

Learn to play guitar, FAST! Even if you’ve never made music before, you’ll gain confidence as you hear your first notes, strum your first chords and complete your first songs. And, you’ll be learning the Seeing Music method that lets you learn music using visual cues. 

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.

Practical music theory illuminating chords, scales and progressions

Seeing Music on the Guitar: A Visual Approach to Playing Music

As easily as you can picture a triangle or square, guitarists see chord shapes, scales, even chord progressions on their fretboards. Unique to string players, this  simplifies the learning process greatly. 

A book for beginners or intermediate students who are looking for answers to the “How” and “Why’s” questions they’ve been having. How to memorize the whole fretboard. Why do certain notes sound good with a G chord and others don’t? How does improvising work?

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Guitar for Actors

An accelerated method specifically for actors with an emphasis on the functional basics. As one actor put it, “I don’t need to become a master guitaristst, I just need to look like I know what I’m doing.” Includes a style guide by genre to help you make your next performance convincing.

Now on sale at Amazon and your local bookseller.

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Just Blank Staff Paper is just blank staff paper!

Just Blank Staff Paper: Lots of Clean Single-Staff Sheets to Organize Your Music

Keep Your Music Neat and Organized with Our Staff Paper Book

Just Blank Staff Paper is just that: blank staff paper! Over 100 pages of clean, single-staff paper, sized 8 ½” by 11” with a nice matte finish. Just the ticket for clean, ORGANIZED music!

Stay on top of your compositions, notes and studies with this great book of fresh, clean staff paper. Great for guitarists, string players of all types, woodwinds, brass, and vocals.

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.

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It’s just clean, double-staff paper. Great for piano!

Just Double Staff Paper: Lots of Clean Double-Staff Sheets to Organize Your Music

Keep Your Music Neat and Organized with Our Staff Paper Book

Just Double Staff Paper is just that: blank staff paper! Over 100 pages of clean, double-staff paper, sized 8 ½” by 11” with a nice matte finish. Just the ticket for clean, ORGANIZED music!

Stay on top of your compositions, notes and studies with this great book of fresh, clean staff paper. Great for guitarists, string players of all types, woodwinds, brass, and vocals.

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.

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When did staff paper become epic? Right now!

Just Epic Staff Paper: Tons of Clean Single-Staff Sheets to Organize Tons of Your Ideas

Keep Your Music Neat and Organized with Our Staff Paper Book

Just Epic Staff Paper is just that: blank staff paper! Over 100 pages of clean, single-staff paper, sized 8 ½” by 11” with a nice matte finish. Just the ticket for clean, ORGANIZED music!

There’s a lot of staff paper books in the world and this is one of them. And, it’s EPIC!

On sale now at Amazon and at your local bookseller.