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Title How to improve at playing guitar / Tom Clark.
Author Clark, Tom, 1965-
Publication New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Pub. Co., 2010.
Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), music ; 29 cm.
Call # J 787.87 C
Series How to improve at
How to improve at--
Note Includes index.
Summary Using a combination of easy-to-follow text, step-by-step photography, and diagrams, this guide provides all you need to achieve your guitar goals. Whether it's the electric, bass, or acoustic guitar, you'll find detailed information on the different styles plus tips and advice on buying the right guitar. You'll also be inspired by reading how famous guitarists reached the top.
Contents Getting started: Guitar -- Tuning -- Playing positions -- Strumming and picking -- Musical notation -- Warming up -- Basic skills: Open chords -- Chords and single notes -- Rhythm -- Time signatures -- Basic plucking -- Palm muting -- Major and minor scales -- Play-along songs -- Intermediate skills: Spot of revision -- Hammer-ons -- Pull-offs -- Legato and staccato -- Building up speed -- Fingerpicking -- Barre chords -- More scales exercises -- Musical styles -- Play-along songs -- Advanced skills: Blues scale -- Alternate picking -- Major pentatonic scales -- Minor pentonic scales -- Soloing techniques -- Blues melodies -- Rock melodies -- How the famous do it: Significant players.
Subject Guitar -- Instruction and study -- Juvenile.
ISBN 0778736008 (pbk.) :
9780778736004 (pbk.) :
0778735788 (reinforced library binding)
9780778735786 (reinforced library binding)

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