How to Play Guitar

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar

Roger Evans

St. Martin's Griffin

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In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:

  • Choosing and buying a guitar
  • Tuning your instrument correctly
  • Reading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature
  • Playing melodies with chords
  • Fingerpicking
  • Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes
  • Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.

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Roger Evans

Roger Evans has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument on their own. His other books include How to Play Piano and How to Play Keyboards

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How to Play Guitar
Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar
Roger Evans

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
December 2001
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312287061
ISBN10: 0312287062
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 128 pages, Includes illustrations and music throughout
$12.99
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