Creative Songwriting on Guitar: 16 Practical Tips for Sparking Ideas, Spicing up Chords & Taking Your Riffs to the Next Level (Paperback)

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Grab this songwriting book to learn how to write a better song

Creative Songwriting on Guitar is the ultimate songwriting tool for guitarists.

Are you tired of using the same ol' chords and progressions? Have your reached a roadblock in your songwriting and are looking for inspiration and a creative spark? Creative Songwriting on Guitar can help you reach that next level of songwriting. This book is jam-packed with 16 practical tips for sparking ideas, spicing up chords, and taking your riffs to the next level

125+ Playable Music Examples

This hands-on essential songwriting book is divided into 16 chapters, each featuring an important guitar concept for songwriters who want to learn how to write music. From Troy Nelson, author of the hit books Guitar Aerobics and How to Play Guitar in 14 Days, this book will help you become the prolific songwriter you've always wanted to be.

Find inspiration in new ideas and enhancing the songwriting tools and music composition you already have at your disposal.

The 16 chapters in this book are full of great songwriting tips and will teach you how to: Create Melodic HooksFreshen up Old ChordsSpice up Stale ProgressionsPick the Best Key for Your SongSet the Vibe with Major & Minor KeysBuild Parts Around Bass & DrumsWrite for Multiple GenresAnd Much More The 16 chapters in this book include: The Power of a Single ChordThe Cliffs on RiffsMelody Is King Let Vibe Be Your GuideUsing "Unexpected" ChordsChord EmbellishmentOpen-String DronesOctaves and Double StopsArpeggios10th IntervalsHarmonic RhythmGenre-Specific Guitar PartsPicking a KeyMajor or Minor?Building Guitar Parts Around a Bass LineBuilding Guitar Parts Around a Drum GrooveExperience the Troy Nelson Music difference: You will always know who our authors are-we are proud of them & call them by name. Nothing to hide here Contact our authors any time, with any questions about what you are learning, and we will quickly get back to you with an answer. We want you to have the best learning experience possible Contact our Customer Support via our website if you have any questions about audio files or need any other support. We are here for your entire songwriting journey.

All music examples are presented in easy-to-understand fretboard diagrams and rhythm tab so you, the songwriter, can quickly apply the material to your instrument

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About Troy Nelson: Over the past 25 years, Troy Nelson has authored over 30+ instructional guitar books and edited over 100 more, helping millions of guitar players and beginning songwriters play (and write ) their best. A 30-year guitar player, Troy is the former editor-in-chief of Guitar One magazine and holds a degree in music.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9798708188199
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: February 12th, 2021
Pages: 82
Language: English