Guitar Playing Manual : The Comprehensive Guide

by Martin Hatwood

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Extensively illustrated and written in down-to-earth language, this Haynes Manual is designed to take the novice guitar player through from first steps to confident, competent playing, but each chapter can also be read as a self-contained tutorial in its own right by those who already have some knowledge and skill.

During the writing of this book, the author has recalled his own problems from his early playing days, some of which have taken many years and frustrations to resolve, and aimed to provide the reader with answers to many common stumbling blocks.

Key Content

● The basics: tuning, using the plectrum, basic chords, timing, chord charts, 12-bar blues, transposing, minor chords, triplets.
● The next stage: arpeggios, picking accuracy, triplet arpeggios, the guitar fretboard, bar chords, classic rock rhythm, palm muting, 16th notes.
● Reading music: scales, sharps, flats and naturals, dotted notes, shuffle rhythm, waltz time, music symbols, tablature.
● Playing techniques: string bending, grace notes, pre-bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs and trills, fret tapping, slides, vibrato, harmonics, chicken picking, tremolo picking.
● More on chords: chord construction, major and minor scales, chords in melody and harmony, blues scale, country scale, chord substitution, jazz guitar chords, chord synonyms, polychords, modes.
● Alternative playing styles: fingerpicking, capo, slide playing, alternative tunings.
● The professional approach: working from recorded music, getting the right sound, vocal accompaniment, avoiding mistakes, working with other musicians, playing live.
● Equipment and effects: overdrive/distortion, echo-delay, chorus, flangers and phasers, wha-wha, volume pedal, tremolo, equaliser, reverb, compressor, noise gate, effects looping, effects connection order, amp simulation, multi-effects.
● Appendices providing complete chord reference charts, including complete left-handed section.

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  • Publisher: Haynes Publications
  • ISBN: 0857332740 (0-857-33274-0)
  • ISBN-13: 9780857332745 (978-0-857-33274-5)
  • Format: Hardcover, 224 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations.
  • Date Published: 11-2012

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