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Guitar All-In-One For Dummies

Guitar All-In-One For Dummies by Hal Leonard Corporation;  Jon Chappell;  Mark Phillips;  Desi Serna
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  • Guitar For Dummies
  • Guitar Theory For Dummies
  • Guitar Exercises For Dummies
  • Rock Guitar For Dummies
  • Blues Guitar For Dummies
  • Classical Guitar For Dummies

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Your one-stop resource to learn to play guitar

So, you want to play guitar? Who could blame you? The guitar is a beautiful, soulful, and versatile instrument that sets the standard for coolness in the music world. Whether you want to play acoustic, electric, or classical guitar, this all-encompassing guide puts everything you need to start playing and continue improving at your fingertips.

  • Get started with guitar — discover the anatomy of a guitar, figure out how it works, make sense of strings and frets, and develop basic playing skills
  • Strike a chord — grasp major and minor chords, spice it up with some basic 7th chords, put power chords into play, and get behind the barre
  • Have fun with theory — get to know guitar theory to navigate the fretboard, add chord tones and extensions, play chord progressions, and use the pentatonic scale to start improvising solos
  • Make beautiful music — learn all the tricks of the trade to play acoustic, rock, blues, and classical guitar like a star
  • Practice makes perfect — find tons of exercises to put your skills to practice, from putting the major scales to use to adding sequences to your repertoire—and everything in between

Open the book and find:

  • Guidance on buying and stringing guitars
  • Plenty of musical examples to quickly start playing acoustic, rock, blues, and classical guitar
  • Help deciphering music notation and tablature
  • Chord and rhythm techniques
  • The lowdown on guitar theory and the CAGED chord system
  • How to play lead guitar and groove on riffs
  • Chord exercises to help build finger independence
  • Online audio and video tutorials

Visit to: Improve your skills by listening to and playing along with audio tracks and viewing videos demonstrating concepts and examples from the book.

Wiley; July 2014
648 pages; ISBN 9781118872109
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Title: Guitar All-In-One For Dummies
Author: Hal Leonard Corporation; Jon Chappell; Mark Phillips; Desi Serna
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