Guitar For Dummies«
Have you always wanted to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode." . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it--guitars are "cool."
"Guitar For Dummies" 2nd Edition tells you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs to know: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all--and you don't even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say "Eric Clapton." You'll learn how to: Match yourself with the guitar and equipment that fits your needs and budgetSelect the right accessories: amps, picks, pedals, capos, cases, and other goodiesPick and strum to produce a clean, clear, buzz-free toneKnow whether you're "really" in tunePlay melodies without reading musicPerform basic guitar maintenance and repairsBuild strength and dexterity while playingPlay in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classicalMake your guitar "talk" with bends and slides!
Fully revised and updated, with an all new interactive CD that allows readers to listen, learn, tune, and play along, "Guitar For Dummies" 2nd Edition is the perfect introductory guide for any novice acoustic or electric guitar player.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Review: Guitar For DummiesUser Review - Michael Anderson - Goodreads
This is a great introduction to the ins and outs of learning to play guitar. Well-written like some of the other dummies books I've read, this one does a good job of explaining jargon, describing a ... Read full review
Review: Guitar For DummiesUser Review - David Hernando Sancha - Goodreads
The perfect complement to RockSmith 2014 for finally learning how to play guitar :). Read full review
So You Wanna Play Guitar
So You Wanna Play Guitar
Turn On Tune In
So Start Playing The Basics
Playing Melodies without Reading Music
Beyond the Basics Starting to Sound Cool
Stretching Out Barre Chords
Purchasing and Caring for Your Guitar
Getting Strung Along Changing Strings
Staying Fit Basic Maintenance and Repairs
Ten Guitarists You Should Know
How to Read Music