Guitar For Dummies, with DVD

Guitar For Dummies, with DVD

by Mark Phillips, Jon Chappell
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Guitar For Dummies, with DVD by Mark Phillips, Jon Chappell

The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD!

Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool.

Guitar For Dummies gives you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all—and you don't even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guitar guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say "Eric Clapton."

  • Helps you choose the guitar and equipment that best fits your needs and budget
  • Shows you how to build strength and dexterity while playing
  • Teaches you to play in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classical

Fully revised and updated, with an all-new interactive DVD packed with video and audio clips that help you learn, tune, and play along, Guitar For Dummies is the perfect introductory guide for any novice acoustic or electric guitar player.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118115541
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mark Phillips is Director of Music at Cherry Lane Music, where he has edited or arranged the songbooks of artists such as John Denver, Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, and Metallica. Jon Chappell is an award-winning multi-style guitarist, arranger, author, and former editor-in-chief of Guitar and Home Recording magazines.

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Guitar For Dummies with DVD 2.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book for all levals learn lots of cord i use it daily to practice
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book but it might not be basic enough for the novice who knows nothing about music or the guitar. It is directed and worded for us "dummies" but it assumes some rudimentary knowledge.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The writing is very hard 2 understand and not as easy as it says it is
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I disagree with you bc it means that they are bad at it. Nobody would call anybody dummies unless they know but that is pretty much very unlikely.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You are better than that