WORKSHOP LIVE - GUITAR FIRST STEPS: STRUMS, FINGERSTYLE AND SOLOING
by Lou Manzi
Book/DVD set. For the absolute beginner, both acoustic & electric guitarists in all styles. Whether you're playing electric rock or acoustic folk or blues, the basic strumming and chord patterns are the same, and these lessons will teach you the basics. After a quick review of the first books, Manzi shows you how to tune without an electronic tuner; how to read strum patterns in rhythmic notation; new chords and new variations on familiar chords; the theory behind major scales, keys and the circle of 5ths; intro. to fingerstyle technique; two-note shuffle pattern used in blues; how to improvise by combining melodic phrases into a solo; how to transpose chord progressions into different keys; more. Note/tab, 46 pp. More free lessons online.