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Welcome to the Guitar Journey site!

Numerous satisfied customers who have bought my popular "Guitar Journey book on CD" (scroll below) and my Right hand finger picking lesson video are happy about the contents of these products.

My newest product is a collection of 28 original fingerpicking tunes I have created over the years. I am very excited about this and I know each and every tune will help guitar players build up their technique and become better players!  You get all the PDF files plus the wav forms (audio) samples to hear each piece. Many of these tunes I also have on You Tube.

Please note that I am now able to send most of my products via the internet. These large files can be delivered to you within the same day and even sooner! Or you can still have the CD delivered to you if you choose, BUT, YOU MUST LET ME KNOW!

Click here for more info

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New products added for fingerpickers.  More info here

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When ordering items from any of my websites you may choose to either use the paypal buttons below or simply send a money order to the following address:
 
Ray Tutaj Jr.
444 Creve Coeur St.
LaSalle IL 61301

If you are having any trouble ordering, or did not receive your product etc., or other questions or concerns and would like to speak with me, you may call me at: 1-815-224-0075 or email me at: gjourney1@yahoo.com

 
 

THE BOOK FOR EVERY
GUITARIST AT ANY LEVEL.
A GREAT RESOURCE OF
INFORMATION, and you can have it the same day!
 
    Why did I write this guitar method book? Because as a guitar teacher I became aware of how the older methods were boring the students with tedious and uninteresting lessons to learn. So I made it interesting and gave the students things they could use out there in the real music world. I wrote it in such a way to see the students progress at a faster rate than other methods. I also wanted a complete volume instead of 6 individual books that students have to keep buying. This is a comprehensive volume and it has something for everyone no matter what level you are. I have now also added many bonus items to the CD such as a chord book, rhythmic exercise book, new fingerpicking patterns and more!

Over 75 music tracks also on CD!
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Plus a free Jumbo Chord Book and more.

I have many products to help you become better at guitar playing. The Guitar Journey book and the fingerpicking DVDs are my most popular.

The new standard price is $19.00. This includes the GJ book on CD, the righthand fingerpicking exercises, Rhythmic exercises booklet, Jumbo chord book and more. Read further below for more information about the Guitar Journey Learning Course. Or see my Youtube Video showing the contents of this book. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnf_5anSdFs

If you want a CD hard copy of Guitar Journey instead of a internet download, the price is $19.00 (USA)to cover shipping and handling charges.

If you're looking for other sheet music, we recommend Sheet Music Plus. They have the world's largest selection, guaranteed low prices, and great customer service. You can find Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, Tommy Immanuel picking style books or your favorite rock band in tabs or music. You name it and they got it!

Quick links:

 FOR MY CHERRY COAL MINE DISASTER WEBSITE CLICK HERE: http://guitarjourney.tripod.com/cherrycoalminedisaster
 
 FOR MY GUITAR FINGERPICKING WEBSITE CLICK HERE:http://guitarfingerpicking.tripod.com
 
 FOR MY TRAIN RELATED WEBSITES CLICK HERE: http://icrr.tripod.com

Blue Book, Turning

          Once again, welcome to the
GUITAR JOURNEY website!
 
 
This site is to introduce you to our main book: GUITAR JOURNEY and other products to help you with your guitar playing.  A complete learning course for those who wish to learn to play the guitar. The journey should begin here. This book is a carefully designed up-to-date method for moving students along  at a very progressive rate.  On this site we have made the book available for you. 
 
The GUITAR JOURNEY book is 250 pages and jam-packed with information for all levels to last a lifetime!  So please take a look around and see if you would like something . The book is currently only available on a disc in PDF format.
 
Click on our products  here or at top left to view items and prices.
 

If you are serious about making great sounds with your guitar, then you have opened the right door at GUITAR JOURNEY.  The book has a wealth of information for guitar players.
 
Here is a list of most of the items I have to offer at this time!
 
At a glance:
 
GUITAR JOURNEY (Book w/CD)
This book is now available in PDF format too!
 
GUITAR CHORD FLASHCARDS
(over 200 important chords 3" x 4" in size)
 
MUISIC THEORY WORKSHOP BOOK
 
MUSIC BY THE MASTERS
Classical Guitar recordings by many great composers performed by Ray Tutaj Jr.
 
TAKE A BITE OUT OF LIFE
Easy listening rock music by
Ray and brother Kevin Tutaj on Drums.
 
In my Hometown - Brother Kevin and Ray Tutaj performing all original songs.
 
ROAD TO SUCCESS MAP (8 x 10)Laminated)
 
CHERRY SUNSET (Music CD inspired by
the Cherry Coal Mine Disaster of 1909)
[my latest project, three years in the making]
 
Cherry Coal Mine Disaster documentary DVD
 
MIGHTY SOUNDS OF TRAINS (Sound effects CD) Visit icrr.tripod.com for a full list of all my railroad related CD's and DVD's.
 
CONCERTS (Fingerstyle/Classical)
[Contact me to perform]
 
 
CHORD CONSTRUCTOR
( Handheld sliderule
teaching device that constructs chords)
 
Right Hand Fingerpicking Exercises DVD
 
All Originals DVD of Ray performing and
teaching his own compositions.
 
A variety of Railroad DVDs at:http://icrr.tripod.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GUITAR JOURNEY:
A COMPLETE
LEARNING COURSE.

THE GUITARIST BOOK
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GET YOUR COPY NOW!

If you would like to get your copyof GUITAR JOURNEY it is now only available on a disc in PDF format. The entire 256 page book plus 80 music tracks for $19.00 inside USA and Canada. Everywhere else is $25.00 which also includes shipping. If you need to add funds at paypal, do so by using my email address.

One of the added features of this book, is the numerous quotations at the bottom of most all the pages. Over 250 sayings of wisdom and insight for students and teachers alike.  Here are a few examples below:
 
"A teacher is one who brings us tools and enables us to use them."  -Jean Toomer
 
"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away." -Henry David Thoreau
 
"We have but one life here. It pays, no matter what comes after it, to try to do things, to accomplish things, and not merely to have a soft and pleasant time."  -Theodore Roosevelt
 
"Lost time is never found again."  - Benjamin Franklin
 
"Let an imbecile listen to what an imbecile writes."   -Unknown
 
"The World is all gates,  all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
"Learning to play the guitar without some guidance is like a ship without a rudder."-Travis T. Rhinehart
 
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty." -Henry Ford
 
"Achievement is one percent aspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."-Unknown
 
"Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." -Winston Churchill

Please get in touch to offer comments, questions  or concerns you might have and I will be more than happy to address it!
You can e-mail us at:

 
Learn to Play!