Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book

Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book

by James Shipway
Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book

Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book

by James Shipway



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A complete easy-to-understand music theory method for guitarists to take your music theory knowledge from beginner through to pro level!


Consisting of volumes 1, 2 & 3 in the popular Music Theory for Guitarists series, this in-depth method book gives you step-by-step lessons in most of the music theory you'll ever need to know - explained in straightforward, confusion-free language with absolutely no music reading necessary, with hundreds of practical examples to play and study.

Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book also comes with over 100 downloadable audio lessons, demonstrations, backing tracks and practice drills to help you become the musician, guitar player or songwriter you always wanted to be.


Volume 1 teaches you the basics all players need to know. Learn about the major scale, triads, basic intervals, major and minor keys, pentatonic scales, chord progressions and more.


In Volume 2 you'll build on the basics with lessons on learning the fretboard, chord inversions, compound intervals (9ths, 11ths etc.), sus and add9 chords, seventh chords, the Circle of Fifths, and two chapters devoted to the modes of the major scale.


Volume 3 takes your music theory to almost pro-level. Master your fretboard with the CAGED System, learn about extended chords, improvising with modes, harmonic minor scale, diminished and augmented chords, key change/modulation techniques, 'stand-in' and substitute chords and much more.


Includes quizzes and assignments to test your understanding plus over 100 downloadable audio tracks so you can listen and hear how many of the concepts are taught in a musical setting

No music reading skills required!

For a complete easy-to-understand music theory method book for guitar players look no further than Music Theory for Guitarists, the Complete Method Book.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940166707420
Publisher: Headstock Books
Publication date: 09/29/2022
Series: Music Theory for Guitarists
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 484,614
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

James Shipway is a guitarist, author and course creator with over 25,000 hours of experience helping students of all ages and abilities reach their guitar-playing goals. He's shared his knowledge with millions of guitarists worldwide via his YouTube channel and his online guitar academy, Total Guitar Lab, as well as in his acclaimed series of guitar books.

James first began playing guitar at 16. Self-taught and with no prior musical education or experience, he still remembers very well how confusing guitar playing is without any guidance. He brings this personal experience of struggling with adversity and confusion on guitar to everything he does, and his practical, easy-to-use, 'BS free' approach to learning, playing and practicing guitar has gained him a legion of followers around the globe.

His book releases include; Music Theory for Guitarists, Volumes 1, 2 & 3, Rock Lick Method for Guitar, The CAGED System for Guitar, Blues Soloing for Guitar, Volumes 1 & 2, Barre Chords for Guitar and Circle of Fifths for Guitar. All of his books aim to boost a guitar player's ability and confidence by breaking down and simplifying seemingly complex theory, techniques and styles - so that guitar players of all levels can see drastic changes in their standard of playing.

His 2023 title Music Theory Book for Beginners, written not for guitarists this time but for any instrumentalists, songwriters, singers and composers, brings his popular, tried and tested music theory teaching method to a much wider audience of musicians.

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