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Music Instruction

Learn to play or spruce up your musical skills with these Apple TV apps.

A Jazzy Day - Music Education

A Jazzy Day - Music Education

The Melody Book

Does your child know what a tenor saxophone looks like or what a big band sounds like? This top educational app offers your kids a brand new musical learning experience!

Apple's Best app for Ages 5 & Under • Winner of a Gold Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award • Academics' Choice Award • Parents' Choice Award • Horizon Award • Best App Ever Award • NYTimes apps to acknowledge

A JAZZY DAY – SWINGING WITH THE BIG BAND is a fun and interactive story that will teach your child about music instruments. The book features original illustrations and music, as well as sounds from real acoustic instruments. Join the two cute kittens as they visit the Jazz Big Band and meet the animal musicians. Play and put your knowledge to the test.

CREATED BY PROFESSIONAL MUSIC EDUCATORS - DESIGNED FOR YOUNG KIDS

Special Features:

• Easy to use interactive pages designed for little fingers.
• Original Jazz Big Band music from professional musicians.
• Read to Me - reads and plays the story automatically.
• Read it Myself - allows you to read the story at your own pace.
• Educational Games : "Find the instrument" and "Which instrument sounds like this".
• Take a picture with the musical kittens and share your photo.
• This app will teach and inspire your child to start playing a music instrument.

The music instruments featured in the book are:
Bass
Drums
Guitar
Piano
Vibraphone
Trumpet
Trombone
Alto Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Flute
Clarinet
Conductor


Thanks to all of our supporters! We are honored by the fantastic reviews:

• "This game will lay down the first foundations of musical education and be the first step towards your child wanting to play an instrument—something I still regret never doing." - Wired/Geekmom

• "A winning app. This highly user-friendly primer gives kids both a macro and micro lesson about jazz music." - Kirkus Reviews

• "Superb blend of high quality animation, original music, great story-telling, interactivity, and game playing. BRAVO!" - iHeart This App

• "This melody book is amazing! The kittens are adorable and the music is really great!" - Musicians With Apps

• "A family that loves music, and feels music is important, will benefit from having A Jazzy Day. The story is cute and the games are excellent." - Apptudes

• "A Jazzy Day is a great app that helps broaden children’s knowledge of instruments and gives them a new appreciation for music." - The iPhone Mom

PRIVACY POLICY:

We care about your child's privacy. We do not collect personal information or have any ads. Not now, not ever. You can refer to the privacy policy here: http://themelodybook.com/privacy-policy/

If you are having SOUND issues use this EASY FIX: http://themelodybook.com/faq-jazzy

You can always contact us at [email protected]

If you enjoy A Jazzy Day, please consider leaving us an App Store review or rating. They really help and are much appreciated. Thanks!

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ScaleViz Visualization

ScaleViz Visualization

ShaneHogan

ScaleViz was designed to burn the Major, Minor and Dominant, Chord, Arpeggio, Pentatonic and Scale Modes into your mind, so they become part of you, visualising the various patterns will become second nature and in turn your brain will transfer the information to your fingers as muscle memory.

The Shape Trainer shows you visually how Fretboard mastery works, you will not even have to think to link the chords, arpeggios and scales together, you will see it happen right in front of your eyes simply by browsing the virtual guitar fretboard in the Shape Trainer…

You will see how the Major, Minor and Blues Major pentatonic scales fit together. How the relative Minor chords and the Major, Minor and Dominant arpeggios fit inside the Ionian, Mixolydian and Aeolian Scale Modes, which all wrap around the Pentatonic's, and how all of these sit on top of Octave patterns and the CAGED system, and hear any pattern or shape played for you by simply tapping the push pins in the main menus.

Best of all… This will all happen without you even realising, as ScaleViz shows you how all of these patterns combine to create a unique map of your guitar fretboard, VISUALLY!

Tap the ScaleViz Logo from the welcome screen to get to the info section, where you can find out how to use just five patterns to get to any mode in any key or find out more information on the features included...

Tap the Major, Minor or Dominant Picks from the welcome screen to get to the main menus...

Tap the sticky notes to go to the shape trainer, while in the Shape Trainer tap your device left or right to cycle between, Octave, Chord, Arpeggio, Pentatonic and modal patterns in position. Tap the middle of your device to browse your selected shape up your fretboard.

ScaleViz has been described as one of the most in-depth guitar guides available for the iPhone and now this amazing app is truly universal, after 5 years in development and a life times study the iPhone version has been updated and the Apple TV version comes as a Universal purchase, ScaleViz gives discount for educational facilities and supports family sharing.

Simply browsing through the Virtual Guitar Fretboard for just a few minutes a day will save you hundreds, if not thousands of hours of study, guaranteed.

Mastery of ScaleViz will give you the knowledge you need to master your fretboard, and immediately know which notes to use over which chord, you will learn the relationships between the chords and see how they are built visually, how modes work, how Major, Minor and Dominant chords are related to each other and much, much more…

This version is for iPhone and Apple TV.

Not got an Apple TV v4 yet? Are you looking for the Universal version? Simple You can find this in another Store Listing called ScaleViz Universal.

Any questions, suggestions, comments, support or general enquiries please feel free to contact me, my mail box is checked frequently.

[email protected]

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Guitar Lessons by Guitar Tricks
Guitar Lessons by Guitar Tricks

Guitar Lessons by Guitar Tricks

Guitar Tricks Inc.

Get the FREE guitar lessons app from Guitartricks.com and learn to play guitar the EASY way!

Guitar Lessons by Guitar Tricks is for everyone, from beginner guitarists that have never picked up a guitar, to advanced guitarists that want to perfect their technique.

A recent survey said that users learned 50-100% FASTER than any other learning tool!

*Award-Winning: Best Online Guitar Resource and Instructional Material
*High-Definition Step-by-Step Video Guitar lessons
*Over 2 Million Members since 1998

“More than just a great teaching experience. Guitar Tricks has knowledgeable and entertaining instructors who really seem to care about the student and material. I’ve learned a lot in a short amount of time. It’s a really fun spot.” –James Cox

“I have always wanted to play guitar. Not learn it, just play it. My first experience (with Guitar Tricks) was amazing. Within a few minutes I was playing a song on my guitar.” –Phil Snell

“A fun way to learn guitar! Lessons here are very clear. It’s almost like having a friend explain various tips to you.” –Susan

Upgrade to the Full Access version for more lessons:

+ 11,000+ Lessons: more guitar lessons than any other guitar app in the app store
+ 700+ Song Lessons: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eagles, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Van Halen, and many more!
+ The Core Learning System for beginner guitarists - play songs from day 1
+ Artist Studies: Learn to play guitar in the style of your favorite artist
+ Top Techniques: sweep picking, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bending, and more!
+ Full, precise tabs and notation, officially licensed songs
+ Every genre and skill, beginner to advanced levels: rock, blues, country, and more!

The free version of this app offers a rotation of free lessons, but to access all of the content within the app you can make an in-app subscription purchase.

- A subscription purchase will provide you with unrestricted access to all content within the app.
- You may pay every month ($19.99), or every year ($179.99)
- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
- Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period



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PrestoBand Guitar and Piano
PrestoBand Guitar and Piano

PrestoBand Guitar and Piano

Hugo Pinon

*** Limited time offer! 50% off ***
Upgrade to the all new Presto 2 now :D

Best App in USA, UK, Canada, Australia and Switzerland.

A fantastic app for a musician on all your Apple devices.
Apple Watch, Apple TV, iPhone and iPad.

Modern · Beautiful · Elegant · Minimalist

PrestoBand is a library of chords and scales for guitar and piano.
This app is intuitive and user friendly to explore musical notes.

Begins with learning musical notes.
· 35 Guitar Chords.
· 49 Guitar Scales.
- Major.
- Pentatonic Major.
- Pentatonic Minor.
- Pentatonic Blues.
- Dorian.
- Lydian.
- Mixolydian.
· 56 Piano Chords.
· Fretboard Notes.


Mr. Proton Studio: Music Software
www.mrprotonstudio.com

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B Flat - Sight Reading
B Flat - Sight Reading

B Flat - Sight Reading

appsolute GmbH

••• Apple TV version comes free when you purchase this iOS app! •••

The B Flat app will help you learn and improve your music sheet reading skills - whether you are a beginner, music student or professional musician. Beginners will benefit from the integrated wikiHow article for learning sheet music reading and the special exercises for first-time users. Advanced users can significantly increase their sheet music reading speed.

Compared to similar apps, B Flat has no timeout. Instead, depending on the needed time, a time bonus will be given. To practice in this way makes learning to read sheet music more enjoyable for beginners and thus they will succeed faster. Advanced users in turn have the incentive to complete the exercise more quickly.

B Flat remembers misread notes and will display them more often. This increases the learning effect.

The results are clearly presented with statistical charts so the learner will easily recognize their strengths and weaknesses, as well as their progress.

B Flat brings its own tone generator based on SoundFonts. It can play displayed notes, as well as user entries. Instruments can be expanded with your own SoundFonts using iTunes File Sharing or iCloud Drive

Features :
- Suitable for both beginners and professionals
- Support for treble and bass clef
- Misread notes are displayed more frequently
- Support Solomisation (Do, Re, Mi, Fa ...)
- No time limit, thus stress-free learning
- Support for all key signatures
- Sound generators on SoundFont basis.
- Extendable with your own SoundFonts
- Extensive statistics
- Various settings

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C6 Lap Steel Guitar Sleepwalk TV
C6 Lap Steel Guitar Sleepwalk TV

C6 Lap Steel Guitar Sleepwalk TV

Pamela Piburn

Sleepwalk is one of our most popular Apps for learning song specific licks and is a favorite of lap steel guitar players worldwide.
Prior experience with the C6th tuning, low to high strings C-E-G-A-C-E, as well as basic lap steel guitar knowledge is recommended.

This Sleepwalk App with Practice Track is geared toward Lap Steel Guitar players who would like to learn GeorgeBoards C6th versions of licks for imitating popular steel guitar sounds heard on original recordings of Sleepwalk. The track is played by a professional band, useful as accompaniment when practicing the licks learned in the lessons, or as a backup track during performance. The material presented on this App is intended for Intermediate Level Players.

The App contains movies that demonstrate GeorgeBoards C6th versions of
Sleepwalk licks including:
* The Intro Lick with Detailed Tabs Graphic Overlaid on the Movie
* The Melody with Graphic Tabs
* A really good passing chord into the Bridge
* The Bridge with the Ending all with Graphic Tabs
* More licks to get back to the Head of the Song
* How to make up your own licks
* The Whole Song
* C6th Tune Up movie that covers 6 String Lap Steel Guitars
* All movies have the Players View Camera to Enhance the Learning Experience

This App is designed to play on your home Apple TV on full screen with
good audio and behave like rental movies. Use your remote control to select the movies of your choice. The pause, back up, and replay features of App
simplifies the learning experience.

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Learn Boogie Shred with Mike Dawes
Learn Boogie Shred with Mike Dawes

Learn Boogie Shred with Mike Dawes

Leafcutter Studios Ltd

'Learn Boogie Shred with Mike Dawes' is an in depth and interactive tuition app for iOS devices.

In this follow up to the 5 star rated 'Percussive Acoustic Guitar with Mike Dawes' app, Mike breaks down his popular original composition 'Boogie Shred' in immense detail totalling over an hour of exclusive content.

Mike talks through the process surrounding the composition of the song before presenting a section by section video breakdown of the piece in incredible detail. Every finger, every nuance, every note is covered.

Additionally, an interactive 3 camera performance of the song is included, an incredibly useful reference point for any part of the song.

Mike Dawes is a 24 year old English guitar player and touring musician. He has been hailed as one of the world’s finest modern fingerstyle performers.

His acclaimed solo music, littered with virtuoso nuances and micro-techniques, has seen him tour almost every continent on the planet. He has recorded with, sessioned for and even taught multiple grammy award-wining artists, appeared on film and TV advert soundtracks, written for and been published in dozens of international music magazines, as well as achieving viral YouTube hits in the multiple millions.

Additionally, Mike tours as Justin Hayward’s lead guitar player, performing Moody Blues classics throughout the USA and Canada. Countless additional high profile musicians including Steve Vai, Gotye and James Valentine (Maroon 5) have all spoken of their admiration towards his work.


"He is among the very best in the world. I’m thrilled that he is part of this tour. He’s exceptional, I know you’re going to love him" – Justin Hayward, The Moody Blues


Check out Mike's viral percussive guitar cover of Gotye's smash hit 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1bzUaf_gvU


This app features:

* Introduction and overview the song.

* An interactive multi-angle play through of 'Boogie Shred'.

* Easy to use 'A/B' bookmark system, allowing the user to mark and repeat any part of the app, with 2 simple clicks.

* Incredibly detailed explanation of all the guitar techniques used in the song, as they happen.

* Every single note/scratch/scrape covered in enormous detail totalling over one hour of content.

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Learn The Impossible with Mike Dawes
Learn The Impossible with Mike Dawes

Learn The Impossible with Mike Dawes

Leafcutter Studios Ltd

'Learn The Impossible with Mike Dawes' is an in depth and interactive tuition app for iOS devices.

In this follow up to Mike's 5 star rated apps 'Percussive Acoustic Guitar with Mike Dawes' and 'Learn Boogie Shred with Mike Dawes', Mike breaks down his popular original composition 'The Impossible' in immense detail totalling over two hours of exclusive video content.

Mike talks through the process surrounding the composition of the song before presenting a section by section video breakdown of the piece in incredible detail. Every finger, every nuance, every note is covered.

Additionally, an interactive 3 camera performance of the song is included, an incredibly useful reference point for any part of the song.

Mike Dawes is a guitar player and touring musician from the UK. He has been hailed as one of the world’s finest modern fingerstyle performers.

His acclaimed solo music, littered with virtuoso nuances and micro-techniques, has seen him tour almost every continent on the planet. He has recorded with, sessioned for and even taught multiple grammy award-wining artists, appeared on film and TV advert soundtracks, written for and been published in dozens of international music magazines, as well as achieving viral YouTube hits in the multiple millions.

Additionally, Mike tours as Justin Hayward’s lead guitar player, performing Moody Blues classics throughout the USA and Canada. Countless additional high profile musicians including Steve Vai, Gotye and James Valentine (Maroon 5) have all spoken of their admiration towards his work.


"He is among the very best in the world. I’m thrilled that he is part of this tour. He’s exceptional, I know you’re going to love him" – Justin Hayward, The Moody Blues


Check out Mike's viral percussive guitar cover of Gotye's smash hit 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1bzUaf_gvU


This app features:

* Introduction and overview the song.

* An interactive multi-angle play through of 'The Impossible' recorded exclusively for this app.

* Easy to use looping and bookmark system, allowing the user to mark and repeat any part of the video content in the app.

* Incredibly detailed explanation of all the guitar techniques used in the song, as they happen.

* Every single note/scratch/scrape covered in enormous detail totalling almost two hours of content.

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Beginner Guitar Lesson
Beginner Guitar Lesson

Beginner Guitar Lesson

Larry Riker

Beginner Guitar is a guitar lesson developed for beginning guitar players. First congratulations on your interest in playing guitar. It has become a lifelong passion in my case and I hope you enjoy it as well.
The beginners lesson is designed to take you through learning the parts of the electric and acoustic guitar, learn the string names and how to tune your guitar, get your fingers moving through chromatic scale exercise, and finally you will learn the major chords. The lessons can be played on an electric guitar or acoustic guitar, it doesn’t matter.

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C6 Major and Minor Chord Locator
C6 Major and Minor Chord Locator

C6 Major and Minor Chord Locator

Pamela Piburn

Simple C6 Major and Minor Chord Locator

Simple chord locator for some basic Major and Minor chords on 8 string Lap Steel Guitar.

This application is a simple chord locator for some of the basic Major and Minor chords on an 8 string Lap Steel Guitar. Listen to chord sounds to help train your ears to hear the correct pitches.

The tuning on the particular guitar used in the app is C6 and goes from Low to High: A - C - E - G - A - C - E - G.

To make Major chords, play combinations of the C - E - G strings with the bar positions shown in the app.

To make Minor chords, play combinations of the A - C - E strings with the bar positions shown in the app.

View Major and Minor Tab string combinations by highlighting the different chord
names from the Tab lists and select the “Play” button to listen to the sounds that go with each tab.

White circles indicate open strings. (no bar)

Black circles indicate strings played
with the bar on the fret where the circles are.

Numbers indicate inversions of each chord.

You can review directions on how to use this app on the Info screen.

Once you learn to play some chords, we show you how to play simple songs.

The app is meant to be easy to follow and fun for all ages.

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TrueFire Guitar Lessons
TrueFire Guitar Lessons

TrueFire Guitar Lessons

TrueFire

TrueFire’s iPad app puts 25,000+ video guitar lessons, with tab, notation and jam tracks at your fingertips. Video lessons cover all styles, all techniques and all levels of play and are presented by the industry’s top educators.

How It Works

> TrueFire’s lessons include video, text, tab, notation and (most feature) jam tracks.

> The lesson player features looping, zooming, slo-mo, draggable progress bar, tab/notation display, airplay and playback controls for video and audio.

> There are two ways to work with video lessons: streaming (must have a wifi connection) or downloaded to your iPad for offline access.

> Looping and slo-mo functions will only work with downloaded lessons. Wifi connection is required for downloading lessons.

> The app includes hundreds of free full-length, streaming video lessons to work with, which requires a wifi connection.

> In-app purchases are available for individual courses (series of themed lessons), which can then be downloaded to the iPad to work with offline with looping and slo-mo controls.

> The app includes a free downloadable course called 10 Guitar Licks You MUST Know (see your My iPad Courses section) so that you can experience working offline with slo-mo and looping functions. Use wifi to download full course.

> Anyone making an in-app purchase of an iPad course can also download the desktop version of the course from the TrueFire website free of charge.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the app or need help of any kind, please visit http://truefire.com/help/ to review our knowledge base and/or contact the support desk.

About TrueFire

Founded in 1991, TrueFire collaborates with 600+ top artists and educators to produce what Guitar Player Magazine calls "the planet's largest and most comprehensive selection of guitar instruction.”

500,000+ pro and amateur students from 200+ countries "learn, practice, and play" with TrueFire's interactive video courses and patented learning systems. TrueFire's course library contains over 22,000 video guitar and bass lessons covering all styles, techniques and levels.

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UkuleleTabs
UkuleleTabs

UkuleleTabs

Vmlweb LTD

Please note due to copyright issues some song lyrics have been hidden.
You can edit the lyrics manually if you wish, Sorry for any inconvenience.

UkuleleTabs is the official mobile app to browse the large collection of tabs available at ukulele-tabs.com wherever you are.

Features:
- Browse and search for tabs, artists and styles
- UkuleleTabs.com songbook integration
- Create set lists and favourite tabs
- Save tabs for offline use
- Edit tabs to your preference
- Sync edited tabs via iCloud
- Auto scroller and chord transposer
- Soprano and baritone tuning
- Ukulele chord viewer and tuner

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Gammes 2 - Music scales library
Gammes 2 - Music scales library

Gammes 2 - Music scales library

Seraphin Hochart

Scales library for guitar, ukulele and bass guitar.
Now available on your wrist and at a glance on your phone!

Explore 50+ scales and learn them anytime and anywhere.

The last scale you viewed is always a few seconds away, on your Apple Watch or via the "Currently Learning" extension available in your notification center. The simplest companion out there for your music skills.

Features :

- 50+ scales, for all 12 keys
- Look at an overview of the scale or a zoomed mode to decompose each pattern
- Description and pattern for each scale
- Play the scale and follow the rhythm of the app
- The Apple Watch and the extension for the Notification Center will show you the scale you are currently exploring.

Tips :

- Airplay from your phone to your AppleTV for a bigger view
- Put your watch inside out while playing guitar. You will look cool AND learn.

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BACKR - Guitar Backing Tracks
BACKR - Guitar Backing Tracks

BACKR - Guitar Backing Tracks

AppVision Ltd

BACKR Guitar Backing Tracks - thousands of Guitar Backing Tracks at your fingertips!

• search for your favourite track/artist
• browse the results by thumbnails
• press a thumbnail to start the video - long-press to bring up the sharing/favorites menu
• favorite your favorite videos for future

Most importantly - no hidden costs! No 'buy 20 tracks for $2.99' - every video is included in the cost of the app.

BACKR requires an internet connection.

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Guitar Trainer
Guitar Trainer

Guitar Trainer

Pear Pi

Guitar Chord Poker is an innovative guitar teaching app that makes learning fun. It combines strumming patterns, chord diagrams, and time signatures with a poker style game to learn new chords, techniques and how to sight read.

With over 200 chords and over 150 strumming patterns, which gives thousands of combinations, you will become a musical prodigy in no time!

This app not only teaches you to sight read chords and strumming patterns, but it also comes with an included metronome to help you stay in time. This can be adjusted to any time signatures.

Simply chose a time signature and difficulty level, swipe in any direction on a strumming card to bring up a strumming pattern and time signature. Flip over the four chord cards to display a random progression. Then play along!

Guitar Chord Poker is also great for the classroom and can be used as a sight reading trainer, chord generator or just a stand alone metronome.

FEATURES
- Choose from multiple difficulty levels and time signatures.
- Customise the metronome for any number of beats per bar you like.
- Simple but stunning design, made easy for even the littlest guitarists!
- 200+ Chords and 150+ strumming patterns
- It's fun!

NOTE: Some new users are experiencing issues where the screen is displayed off centre. I'm working on a fix, in the meantime however, closing the app and reopening should resolve it for now.

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