Hal Leonard recognizes that there are many different ways to learn to play an instrument, that's why this performance instruction section is so massive. From method books to DVD collections to songwriting instructions, no matter how you learn best, visually, audibly or by practice, Hal Leonard can accommodate. So if you want to learn, and learn right, you're definitely in the right place. To start, it's probably best to narrow things down by instrument. After that, you're going to want to look at the specific materials. Then, if you want to refine your search even further, there are a variety of genres and artists/bands for you to explore. There are literally thousands of products here to choose from, so knowing what you want can definitely make sorting through it all a lot easier.
If you're looking for additional recommendations, check out the list of best sellers. For example, if you're just starting out on drums and want to go all the way from novice to master, start your search with the Learn & Master Drums (Book/DVD/CD). Featuring practice exercises and attainable benchmarks spread across 12 DVDs, 5 CDs and a 100+ page book, as well as access to an online resource center, you'll be able to build your technique and track your progress as you go. If you want to keep things simple though, and are more interested in playing guitar, start out with the Guitar Method Book 1. From acoustic to electric, this book covers all the basics and gives you tons of songs to practice with. And with other options that cover brass and woodwind instruments, bass guitar and songwriting, you're sure to find exactly what you're after.
With so many ways to learn you're sure to find something to suit your style. Easy-to-understand and designed to be approachable for all skill levels, Hal Leonard has built a reputation for helping musicians grow. If you're ready to take the next step and enhance the way you play, this section has everything you need to get started.