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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar
     

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar

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by Charles Kim
 

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Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo by photo and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read chord

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Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo by photo and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read chord charts, tablature, and lead sheets, you can play any number of songs, from rock to folk to country. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready references for use long after you master the basics.

Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review

  • Each skill, chord, or technique is clearly described
  • Detailed color photos demonstrate proper fingering and technique
  • Concise and understandable instructions accompany each photo
  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764596421
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2006
Series:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Kim plays guitar, electric and upright bass, pedal steel, banjo, violin, alto saxophone, piano, keyboards, and drums. He teaches guitar, bass, songwriting, recording, and music theory at Chicago’s renowned Old Town School of Folk Music. A multifaceted musician, producer, and composer featured on numerous albums, Kim is also a composer and sound designer for film, TV, dance, and theatre companies. His scores have been commissioned and featured by the Royal Academy of Art, Showtime, and the History Channel.

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