If you can hum the songs in this book and your fingers move you can play the guitar!
Guitar for Parents is perfect for parents, expectant parents, grandparents, teachers, child caregivers or anyone else who would like to play guitar. Anyone can do this. GFP makes it easier than ever to play songs on the guitar.
Making music and singing with kids is one of the most fun things in this world. It is also vital to their development. The benefits music has on kids physically, mentally and emotionally is amazing. Learn guitar and you can lead your own family dance party, sing your little ones to sleep and give a head start to those young developing minds with the gift of music.
How easy it is to play the guitar
How much fun making music with kids can be
Shortcuts for playing songs instantly
The Golden Rules for Good Guitar Playing
The secret trick to singing and playing songs where your voice sounds and feels best
Companion CD included so you can play along with.
Where Is Thumbkin
Farmer In The Dell
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Skip To My Lou
Mary Had A Little Lamb
Wheels On The Bus
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
She\'ll Be Comin\' Around The Mountain
Frog Went A Courtin\'
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
I\'ve Been Working On The Railroad
Up On The Rooftop
Plus learn how to use a capo to sing in other keys.
Victor Johnson is an award winning musician, writer and producer from the Pacific Northwest.
Specializing in traditional forms of music and storytelling, Johnson is a leading kid/family music artist in the U.S.
Johnson appears on Putumayo\'s Folk Playground CD with Leon Redbone, Michelle Shocked and Dan Zanes as well as radio shows nationwide and commercial web sites.
Johnson\'s vesion of This little light of mine was featured on t.v. commercials for Ireland\'s favorite chip company Tayto Crisps.
\"If you have ever thought about playing guitar, and didn\'t know how, or where, to begin, Victor\'s book is a great place to start.... especially if you have children in your life. Music making is one of the healthiest activities we can participate in as human beings. Guitar For Parents is my prescription for personal and family fun, connection, and well-being.\"
Dr. Stephen Mclennon M.D. Director for Medical Symptom Reduction Program and Clinician for Mind and Body Center- Mid Columbia Medical Center
\"I\'ve tried to learn guitar several times before, but Victor\'s method took away the mystery and made it more accessible. I like his simplified, stripped down approach. Without spending much time, it allows you to learn enough chords and techniques to start and play right away.\"
--Barb Tumilson, piano teacher, grandmother