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How to Play Guitar (Pick Up & Play)

Essential Skills

Expert advice on chords, scales, notes and techniques. This book contains everything the new or intermediate guitar player (acoustic or electric) needs to know to really get to grips with making music on this most popular of instruments. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.

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.

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