How to Play Guitar: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar

How to Play Guitar: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar

by Roger Evans
     
 

In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will

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Overview

In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:
- Choosing and buying a guitar
- Tuning your instrument correctlyReading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature
- Playing melodies with chordsFingerpicking
- Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes
- Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312287061
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
176,084
Product dimensions:
7.21(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Evans has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument on their own. His other books include How to Play Piano and How to Play Keyboards

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