|An easy and fun way for kids ages 6 and up to learn how to play electric guitar! Research has proven that children who play an instrument do better in school, build self-esteem, and make friends more easily. In this title, an animated character named Rocky the Guitar leads kids through lessons by Charles McCrone, graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology. My Electric Guitar covers the basics, such as tuning your guitar and strumming chords, and moves on to playing songs, learning riffs, and much more. An animated fretboard shows you where to put your fingers as the live recorded audio plays. With MIDI tracks, the speed of the music can be adjusted so you can learn at your own pace. Additional features such as an automatic tuner, metronome, chord dictionary, and digital recorder are all included. My Electric Guitar is the perfect way to introduce children to playing guitar!
Full-motion videos guide kids through songs and playing techniques. Animated fretboard shows correct fingerings as the music plays. Automatic tuner allows you to play into your computer's microphone to tune your guitar. Sections of songs can be sped up or slowed down, so kids can learn at their own pace. Additional accessories include a chord dictionary, metronome, and digital recorder.
62 Lessons. 23 Videos. 37 Techniques. 20 Songs (This is what ended up in the “Goto Song” List, but most of these are really exercises/riffs/licks).
Power PC G3 or better (Intel OK). Mac OS X 10.1 or later. 64 MB of free RAM, CD-ROM. 256+ color display, speakers or headphones.
Pentium II PC. Windows XP/Vista. 64 MB of free RAM, CD-ROM. sound card, 256+ color display, speakers or headphones.