No band would be complete without some kick-ass electric guitar. "How to Play Electric Guitar" contains everything the new or intermediate electric player needs to perfect their playing of this vital instrument. More than a simple how-to-play guitar book, this great new addition to a best-selling series also shows you how to use effects, how to adapt to stage and rehearsal amps, how to record the electric guitar at home on your computer and how to cope with cables, feedback and dodgy microphones while playing live on stage. The clear text is accompanied by illustrative photos and diagrams, and is complemented by some how-to-play basics, selected scales and modes and useful barre and power chords.
Jake Jackson is creator, editor or contributor to over 30 music books, including 'Guitar Chords', 'Piano & Keyboard Chords', 'Scales and Modes' and 'How to Play Guitar'. As guitarist and songwriter he has gigged in a number of bands, including Slice, The Harmonics and Starbank and studied a form of Flamenco guitar. A heavy user of Sibelius and Logic Pro.
Tony Skinner is widely respected as one of the UK's premier music educators. He has written and edited over 50 music-education books, and is the editor of Guitar Tutor magazine and a columnist for Total Guitar magazine.
5.0 out of 5 stars | A must have for learning to play | By Mr E J Davies | This book is so simple to follow is such a real help to play the guitar. As it is spiral bound this is a bonus as it make turning the pages simple to continue with the learning process.
5.0 out of 5 stars | Easy | By Sheree Osborne | I bought this book to learn how to play and it really is easy to follow and understand. I would recommend as I have had no problems in learning from this book.
5.0 out of 5 stars | Quick delivery and ring bound | By Ray | Quick delivery and ring bound books stay open at the page without any problem. Makes life much easier if your hands are occupied with your guitar.