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How to Play Guitar

Electric and Acoustic: The Basics & Beyond

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Electric and Acoustic: The Basics & Beyond. Book. Guitar Reference, Instruction. 80 pages. Backbeat Books #0879303999. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.330229).

Item Number: HL.330229

ISBN 0879303999. 8.5x10.75 inches. The editors of Guitar Player magazine.

This book provides lessons from some of the guitar world's top teachers – pros such as Andy Ellis, Happy Traum, Dan Crary, Johnny Smith and Arlen Roth. Topics range from the basics to “getting serious,” and include: chords, barre chords, strumming, bass runs, flatpicker's rhythm licks, fingerpicking, playing the blues, reading music, fretboard secrets and more. Readers also get tips on how to shop for a guitar and amp, glossaries of essential terms, and a discography of inspiring players. The companion CD lets you hear 12 lessons in the book. With this book and CD, anyone can learn to play guitar today at their own pace, in their own home.

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