Melody Marvel is a bit more challenging than some of the other pieces; players need to be able to find their way round some different positions on 1st and 2nd strings and also get to grips with the idea of a shift. The chords should not give any trouble to anyone who can master the melody. Fret numbers are indicated above the notes and string numbers below. Play this with a swing feel and at a moderate to brisk tempo.
Two copies are included with chord diagrams for both right-handed and left-handed players.
Jam Pot Jam
This should be played at a steady pace and provides an opportunity for young players to move around the fretboard without too great a challenge. Moving between the chords of C and G can be tricky...
These four solo pieces are aimed at young guitarists at around UK grades 1 – 3 standard. The initial idea for them came from the fact that I needed more material to develop my pupils' ability to...