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God Only Knows
The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson)
Arranged by Douglas Niedt
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PLAY IT LIKE A PRO™
Douglas Niedt's Play It Like a Pro™ series
TAKE FIVE by Paul Desmond
Learn to play Doug's outstanding arrangement of the great
jazz standard made famous by the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
- 28 video guitar lessons shot close-up in high definition
- The score in standard notation and tab
- An annotated score with detailed performance instructions
- An annotated score with embedded videos and detailed performance instructions
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- Every month you will be emailed a classical guitar technique tip filled with expert advice, guaranteed to improve your playing.
- These are the best on the Internet—detailed and in-depth. Many run 10-20 pages with 10-30 minutes of high def video.
- Receive full access to 100+ technique tips covering all aspects of classical guitar playing, plus Doug's special Christmas arrangements.
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The Best Classical Guitar Instruction on the Internet
Have you been playing the guitar but not making the progress you desire?
Want to accomplish a lot more during the time you have to practice?
Are the pieces you are playing just not getting any better?
Do you need solid guidance to kick your playing up to a higher level?
I CAN HELP!
- My PLAY IT LIKE A PRO™ series will teach you to play pieces at a professional level.
- If you read and follow my Classical Guitar Technique Tips, you will become a much better guitarist. The tips are of a level and quality you won't find anywhere else.
- Skype online live classical guitar video lessons. These lessons are for everyone, from the weekend hacker to the advanced player. Learn from a master teacher with over 50 years of teaching experience.
- Use my Consultation Service to ask me questions and receive advice about classical guitar technique, practicing, or the pieces you are learning.
- Music theory and ear training for guitarists. Improve your knowledge of the fretboard and improve your note, key, triad, and chord recognition skills. Plus, some great ear training games.
I give you my No-Risk, Nothing-to-Lose, Money-Back Guarantee on anything you purchase on my website. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, I will refund your money. Just tell me why you didn't like it so I can make it better for others."
Classical guitarist Douglas Niedt is a seasoned, successful concert and recording artist and highly respected master teacher with 50 years of teaching experience.
Doug studied with such diverse masters as Andrés Segovia, Pepe Romero, Christopher Parkening, Narciso Yepes, Oscar Ghiglia, and Jorge Morel. Therefore, Doug provides solutions for you from a variety of perspectives and schools of thought.
He gives accurate, reliable advice that has been tested in performance on the concert stage that will work for you at home.
- Private classical guitar lessons in Kansas City
- PLAY IT LIKE A PRO™ Instructional Downloads for classical guitarists
- Classical Guitar Technique Tip of the Month
- "The Vault" of Classical Guitar Technique Tips
- Skype live online classical guitar video lessons
- Summer classical guitar study
- Consultation Service for classical guitarists
Doug's Classical Guitar CDs and DVDs
- Pure Magic, Classical guitar CD
- In Heavenly Peace, CD of Christmas music for classical guitar
- American Virtuoso, DVD of classical guitarist Douglas Niedt in performance
Doug's Classical Guitar Arrangements and Sheet Music
- In Heavenly Peace, beautiful arrangements of Christmas music for classical guitar
from Doug's wonderful Christmas CD
- Virtuoso Visions, folio of music for classical guitar
- Classic Guitar Artistry, folio of music for classical guitar
- PLAY IT LIKE A PRO™, sheet music for classical guitar instruction
- Doug's easy-to-play free Christmas arrangements for classical guitar
The Million Dollar Guitarist
Doug's no-nonsense book explains how to earn a good living in the music business over the course of your music career. And, how to do it having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have!
- Are you just starting out in the music industry but don't know how to proceed?
- Do you want to pursue a music career, but aren't sure if you have what it takes?
- Are you currently pursuing a music career, but it just isn't happening? Do you still have that day job?
- Are you doing well but want to do even better in the music business?
Then my book will help you!
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