Open yourself up to the world of musical knowledge by learning to play guitar with this exciting method from Alfred. By using Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Guitar, beginners of all ages may start their own journey to a lifetime of playing either or both electric or acoustic guitars. By starting you with the fundamentals, you’ll learn about various types of guitars and the sounds they produce, how to maintain and care for your guitar, and get familiar with standard musical notation and tablature. After this brief introduction, you’ll soon start playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson you will increase your knowledge of reading music and playing technique. Don’t know what type of music you want to play? No problem. You will learn to play many different musical styles including: Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk. Towards the end of the book, you will be advanced enough to learn trickier techniques such as bends, slides, and palm muting, which will help you to create your own style of play. The book even gives you helpful references during and after each lesson.
Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Guitar Also Includes:
- Dictionary of tablature techniques
- Guitar note chart
- Magic chord accompaniment guide
- Guitar fingerboard chart
- CD that provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice
- Tablature licks