Music Instruction: Guitar
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How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!: The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!
The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 0879306017

The author of the bestselling Guitar Player Repair Guide now writes what every guitarist needs to know about how to choose, set up, and maintain any electric guitar. Illustrations.

John Renbourn Fingerstyle Guitar: Folk, Blues & Beyond, Celtic Melodies & Open Tunings, & the Jazz Tinge [With 3 CDs]
John Renbourn Fingerstyle Guitar
Folk, Blues & Beyond, Celtic Melodies & Open Tunings, & the Jazz Tinge [With 3 CDs]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786650249
Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Rock Shop 1: The Most Complete Guitar Course Available, Book & CD [With CD]
Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Rock Shop 1
The Most Complete Guitar Course Available, Book & CD [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0898987318

A complete, stand-alone method for rock guitar which builds musicianship and encourages creativity. It has the same attributes as the core method, and the two correlate. Covers rock and blues riffs, power chords, lead scales, and classic rhythm and lead guitar patterns as played by the greats. In standard notation and tablature. With a play-along recording. Book 1 includes power chords, eighth note rhythms, the blues form, minor pentatonic scales, rhythm riffs, music theory, boogie patterns, and lead guitar riffs and techniques. Includes riffs in the style of Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top(R), The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0882846795

Learn to play guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of playing either acoustic or electric guitar. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various guitar types and the sounds they create, how to care for your very own guitar, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk. Near the end of the book, you will be introduced to advanced tablature techniques such as bends, slides, and palm muting, which will help you color your musical creations with your own unique, rockin' style.

The book features the following helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Tablature licks
* Dictionary of tablature techniques
* Guitar note chart
* Magic chord accompaniment guide
* Guitar fingerboard chart

The accompanying CD provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.

Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
Mel Bay Presents the Martin Taylor Guitar Method
Mel Bay Presents the Martin Taylor Guitar Method
Paperback      ISBN: 0786665033

The Martin Taylor Guitar Method offers you the chance to study with one of the giants of jazz guitar. Hailed by guitar legend Chet Atkins as One of the greatest and most impressive guitarists in the world today... and celebrated by New York's Jazz Times as Europe's finest guitarist, Martin shares the secrets of his style for the first time in this amazing tutor.
Learn how Martin creates solo guitar arrangements of jazz standards via a series of progressive studies aimed at introducing guitarists of intermediate level and beyond to the world of arranging and solo performance.
All music examples are transcribed in standard notation with tablature and played by Martin himself on the accompanying CD. You won't get a better chance to study with one of the instrument's true masters

Harmonic Mechanisms For Guitar
Harmonic Mechanisms For Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0786609249
Mel Bay's Master Authology of Jazz Guitar Solos: Featuring Solos by the World's Finest Jazz Guitarists!
Mel Bay's Master Authology of Jazz Guitar Solos
Featuring Solos by the World's Finest Jazz Guitarists!
Paperback      ISBN: 0786668954

Mel Bay's Master Anthology of Jazz Guitar Solos Volume Three presents nine challenging tunes and improvised solos by some of today's top jazz guitar players for the intermediate to advanced jazz guitarist.

All Solos & Grooves for Jazz Guitar: Position Studies, Scales & Patterns [With CD]
All Solos & Grooves for Jazz Guitar
Position Studies, Scales & Patterns [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786660031
Beyond Basics: Fingerstyle Guitar, Book & CD [With CD]
Beyond Basics
Fingerstyle Guitar, Book & CD [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0769200397

Featuring standard notation and tablature, this new book & CD package introduces basic accompaniment patterns, how to use the thumb and fingers, "Travis" picking, and much more. Readers learn the applications of folk, blues, ragtime and new age styles to

Evanescence: Fallen
Evanescence
Fallen
by Fallen
Paperback      ISBN: 0757914683

Led by the soaring vocals of Amy Lee, Fallen is Evanescence's major-label debut. This album-matching folio includes note-for-note guitar transcriptions, including the band's unique tunings. The beautiful solo piano accompaniment to "My Immortal" is