This month the spotlight is on “Alfred’s Basic Guitar Method, Book 1.” Originally introduced in 1956, Alfred’s Basic Guitar Method has become the standard, having helped launch more than 5 million guitarists.
The music in the method has evolved significantly since 1956, and now includes blues, country, folk, jazz, rock and pop music. Today book 1 is available in SmartMusic, and corresponding video content is provided for the visual learner:
What’s Not New?
The method continues to offer a solid foundation in musicianship. Each new concept is introduced in a careful manner that ensures there are no confusing and frustrating gaps in your students’ progress. View sample pages.
Don’t teach guitar? Check out the titles that you can use in SmartMusic’s extensive repertoire library. Should you discover a title we haven’t added already, please let us know what you’d like us to add.