Lessons

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 Ali 8th Grade Concert                        Ali Les Paul 2013 for site

“Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way. Be unique. Be what you feel.”

~Melissa Etheridge

 

Hello, and Welcome to the Lessons page!  This is a place for musicians of all ages and abilities to get inspired.  I’ve included inspirational quotes from musicians I respect, plus free video lessons for Beginning Level guitar players.  You’ll also find a Recommended Resources section where I list books about creativity and music-making that I’ve personally found most valuable.  Enjoy!

 A Beginner’s Guide To Alternate Tuning

“When you tune your guitar in a different way, it lends itself to a new way of looking at your songwriting.”
~Sheryl Crow

A Beginner’s Guide: Introduction To Pedals

“Being 16 years old and getting an electric guitar is never going to get old.”
~Dan Auerbach, The Black Keys

Recommended Resources:

The Craft of Lyric Writing – by Sheila Davis

The War of Art – by Steven Pressfield

The Artist’s Way – by Julia Cameron

Songwriters On Songwriting – by Paul Zollo

Fretboard Logic (Volumes I and II) – by Bill Edwards

Ali Handal’s

GUITAR FOR GIRLS:


A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PLAYING ACOUSTIC OR ELECTRIC GUITAR

Ali’s guitar method teaches you how to play using real songs right awayGuitar For Girls is a fun, easy-to-use book/CD pack that doesn’t require the ability to read standard music notation, or even tablature. It’s a great resource for absolute beginners and budding songwriters alike.




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