If you're just getting started
Primer is a complete 16-lesson course designed to guide you from the first
time you hold a guitar to mid-intermediate level through many hours of
enjoyable playing. Regardless of your musical interests, whether they be
folk, rock, country, jazz, or bluegrass, and whether your goal is to play
like Chet Atkins, Roy Clark, or Andres Segovia, we all begin by learning
the same things.
With the Guitar Primer, you'll be
able to explore the facets of the guitar that lead to all of those
interests, such as:
Basic Chords - Flatpick &
Fingerstyle Techniques - Accompaniment
Note Reading - Tablature Reading
- Barre Chords - Music Theory
Chord Runs - How to Arrange Songs -
Playing by Ear - Tuning Methods
Learn without frustration ...
methods that have been successfully employed by the author in private and class
instruction for over 40 years. It's an approach that help you learn how to
teach yourself through hundreds of easy-to-understand diagrams, written
and recorded explanations, and recorded demonstrations.
And you'll be able to apply everything you
learn to over 70 melodies and chord progressions written in tablature and
.Just like private
You'll find studying with the Guitar Primer is almost like having
an instructor in front of you, except better, because you can review any
topic as often as you wish...and you can proceed at your own rate, feeling
confident every area is thoroughly covered.
Play along with recorded accompaniment...
All songs and techniques in the course are demonstrated in several ways. Best of all, you'll find the real fun is in playing along with the songs on the recordings. All songs have been recorded with your participation in mind to help you learn
how to alternate between playing accompaniment and melodies. While
learning in the privacy of your home, you'll gain the knowledge and
confidence needed when playing with others.
The equivalent of over 50 private
Guitar Primer is presented in a smooth, logical order of graduated lessons
that build from basic to complex, beginning to end. Every lesson is the
equivalent of three private lessons, and includes all written material;
sheet music, tablature, and diagrams...plus a recording of
narration and demonstration.
Guitar Primer Table of Contents...
For even more information on all the subjects covered in The Guitar
Primer, just click here to view the complete Guitar Primer Table of Contents. A link is provided at the bottom of the table to bring you right back to this spot.
Free introductory CD with your
Included free with your first lesson is a CD which
contains valuable information about developing efficient practice
methods, and guitar maintenance.
How to receive your Guitar Primer
receive one lesson a month for 16 months for just $16.00 per month
(Europe, $20.00 per month, Japan and Australia, $25.00 per month), including shipping and
handling. Compared to private instruction fees, that means each Guitar
Primer lesson costs one-fifth as much as private
To receive your first lesson and free
Just click on the ready-for-printing order form at the bottom of
the "How to Order" page, write Guitar Primer Lesson One, order number
GP6140 on the form and send it along with a check or money order made out to LeWalt
Publishing, for the amount shown in the above paragraph (amount varies according to country), to:
LeWalt Publishing, 4930 E Horsehaven Ave, Post Falls, Idaho 83854
Within 15 days of receipt of your
check, you'll receive your first lesson of the Guitar Primer consisting of prepunched
lesson sheets, a recorded lesson (CD), your free introductory CD, and a simple form already made out to send in with your next lesson payment.
Purchase the COMPLETE GUITAR PRIMER
COURSE at one time...
To learn at a faster rate and not wait for monthly lessons to
arrive, purchase the complete Guitar Primer course for just $159.95 plus shipping and
handling (U.S. and Canada: $14.00, Europe: $25.00, Australia and Japan:
$35.00). That's a $248.00 value that includes: all written
materials in book form - (spiral bound to stay open on your music stand), and
17 CDs (including introductory CD).
60-minute sample CD of all 16
information on how the Guitar Primer can help you learn to play guitar, a
60-minute sample recording containing narration and demonstration excerpts
of all 16 lessons is available for $6.95 (post-paid in U.S. and Canada - Europe,
please add $4.00, Japan and Australia, $6.00).
To order any of the above items
Just click on the
form at the bottom of
the "How to Order" page, write in the items you'd like to receive, and
send the form along with a check or money order (made out to LeWalt
LeWalt Publishing, 4930
E Horsehaven Ave, Post Falls, Idaho 83854 U.S.A.