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.