Play Guitar in 10 Easy Lessons

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Octopus Books, Sep 5, 2017 - Music - 160 pages
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A clear and concise beginner's guide to playing the guitar.

If you've ever wanted to play guitar, this is the quick and easy way to learn. This clearly illustrated guide shows you all you need to get started playing the guitar, from getting to know the instrument, posture and reading tablature to playing advance chord extensions, scales and arpeggios. There are tips for perfect technique and innovative illustrations show you how to play even the most complicated-sounding chords. By the end of the 10 lessons you will be able to play chords and scales, improvise your own solos and finger pick and strum chords in every key. Easy-to-follow text helps you understand the relationship between notes and there is even a directory of over 250 chords for you to experiment with.

Learn how to:
-Buy and tune a guitar
-Get to know the correct posture
-Learn open chords and basic fingerwork
-Understand simple music theory and note relativity
-Discover barre chords
-Understand how to play simple scales
-Take your first steps to soloing and improvising
-Read any kind of tablature
-Extend your chord repertoire and learn arpeggios
-Develop your skill and learn new styles of play

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About the author (2017)

Jon Buck has been teaching guitar for over 15 years. He studied the instrument under the tuition of legendary session player C olin Pincott from the age of 9 and has been playing publicly since he was 13. Jon' s extraordinary musical knowledge and virtuosity have enabled him to play and record extensively while continuing to teach students of all ages.

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