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Play the Guitar: The Easy Way to Learn All the Chords and Rhythms, by George Barnes & Bob Mersey

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Instrumental Solo Part and CD. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3609).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD3609

ISBN 1596157011. Soloist: George Barnes, guitar; Ensemble: Bob Mersey, narration.

George Barnes gives you a fun and complete introduction to popular guitar playing, from basic chords, triplets, downstrokes, sonata accompaniment, through different rhythmic variations: cha-cha, New Orleans, shuffle, blues, Nashville, country, and many more. Truly the easiest way to become an expert in the full range of popular guitar stylings.

Includes a high-quality printed solo part and a narrated compact disc featuring every exercise and composition in the method book.

  • The Four Basic Chords; Triplets; All Downstrokes; Sonata Accompaniment 
  • All Downstrokes; Vibrola On - All Downstrokes; Triplet Variation; riplet Variation with Bass Guitar; Triplet Variations 
  • Rocker Style with Rhythm Section; Rocker Rhythms; Cha-Cha Beat 
  • Cha-Cha Variation; Dampening 
  • Allowing Strings to Ring; New Orleans Styles; Strumming Beats  Performed by Bob Mersey & George Barnes
  • Shuffle Beats; The Blues; Blues Accompaniment; Strumming Blues 
  • Rhythm & Blues; Frantic Blues; Funky Blues; Slow Blues; Lowdown Dirty Blues; Bass Guitar 
  • Country Styles; Nashville Styles; 'Banjo' Styles; A Country Twanger 
  • Extended Study Exercises 
  • Tuning