Eddie Van Halen - Know the Man, Play the Music by Eddie Van Halen. For Guitar. Book. Softcover with CD. 106 pages. Backbeat Books #0879308389. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.331283).
ISBN 0879308389. 8.75x11 inches.
Part of the Fretmaster series, this book is geared to teach players both the history and technique of one of rock's greatest guitarists. It explores the musical life and legacy of Eddie Van Halen, from his high school days in Pasadena, California, to the present day, provides detailed accounts of his most significant recorded work, and offers commentary from Van Halen himself and the well-known guitarists he has influenced. Lessons on technique provide the skills and encouragement players need to emulate this musical master.