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Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar: The Complete Guide




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04 August 2020
Theory of music & musicology; Guitar; Techniques of music & music tutorials; Hobbies
From Jimi Hendrix to Ed Sheeran, every guitar hero started somewhere - so stop dreaming and start playing! Covering acoustic and electric, this book includes everything you need to know, from choosing your instrument and reading guitar tab, to using amplifiers and effects. Easy-to-follow lessons take you through all the steps to becoming a great guitar player- from tuning for beginners to advanced techniques for experienced players such as fingerpicking and two-handed tapping.

Pick up guitar theory along the way, including rhythm, chords, and scales, and how to fine-tune your playing for blues, pop, rock, and more. Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar also helps you take your music to the next level with practical tips on forming a band, recording, and playing gigs.

Whether you want to play along with your favourite songs at home or rock out onstage, this is the ultimate step-by-step guide to guitar greatness.

With superb photography, easy-to-understand tips and tricks, and free online technique videos accompanying each session, you will learn how to play the guitar like a pro and hit all the right notes.
By:   DK
Imprint:   DK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 239mm,  Width: 203mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   1.147kg
ISBN:   9780241389522
ISBN 10:   0241389526
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   04 August 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jason Sidwell is the senior music editor for Europe's biggest selling guitar magazines - Total Guitar, Guitarist, and Guitar Techniques - and has either interviewed or jammed with many great funk guitarists, including Nile Rodgers and David Williams. Jason is skilled in all areas of guitar playing, from classical to jazz and rock to funk.Jamie Dickson is a music journalist and former editor of the Arts channel at With an honours degree in Popular Music Studies from Leeds University, he has contributed to many features on rock music to newspapers. Jamie was an expert contributor to the bestselling music reference book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

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