Summary and Info
Narratives on famous guitarists and the extra details on guitar history are fine, but that's not what readers need or want when they are eager to master their new guitar. The Only Basic Guitar Instruction Book You'll Ever Need jumps straight into teaching beginners note reading, hand positions, and other essentials, including how to: Hold their guitar properly and pick notes with their right hand Progress beyond the basics to integrate playing with both hands Shift positions, play harmony, and understand chord structures Although learning the guitar can seem intimidating, this easy-to-use, step-by-step guide is simple enough even for novices, who can start picking simple tunes and learn to play chords in no time.
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Jack Wilkins (born June 4, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York) is a jazz guitarist. He has played with many jazz greats including Bob Brookmeyer, Stanley Turrentine, Jimmy Heath, Charles Mingus, and Eddie Gómez, as well as with singers Mel Tormé, Ray Charles, Morgana King, Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett, The Manhattan Transfer, Nancy Marano, and Jay Clayton.
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