Getting Music ‐ Essential Music Concepts And Language Why
Getting Music Was Written
Return to the Home page. We couldn’t find a good book explaining all the essentials you need to know to perform popular music styles...
Millions of people want to understand the end-to-end basics needed to perform popular music styles. But, they can’t get a clear understanding of the fundamentals easily from traditional music books because:
Getting Music fills a gap in books for learning about how popular music works.
Photo © 2013 Dennis Wells Benjamin.
There’s a huge gap between what most “basic” books cover and all the basics musicians need know about how music works. more +
On the other hand, traditional “comprehensive” music books turn people off with too much of the wrong kind of information. +
Musical instrument training books don’t help people interested in getting started in music get started understanding music. +
The Internet’s articles on music are like the Wild West. It’s the opposite of a well-thought-out way to learn. +
...So we wrote one.
The collaboration of Getting Music authors Dennis Wells Benjamin and Vincent Giannini combines two distinct viewpoints:
• A professional musician’s expertise, plus 25 years of experience teaching instruments and music theory
• The perspective of what newbies want and how not to confuse or bore them. +
Getting Music puts all in one place the practical information you need for understanding how music works. Plus, it describes the language modern musicians actually use day to day.
The purpose of Getting Music is to make you a better musician for performing rock, jazz, R&B, hip hop, country and many, many other popular music styles. +