From Jimi Hendrix to Ed Sheeran, every guitar hero started somewhere - so stop dreaming and start playing! Covering acoustic and electric, this book takes you through everything you need to know to learn guitar including choosing your instrument, reading guitar tab, and using amplifiers and effects. Lessons take you through all the steps to becoming a great guitar player: from tuning and strumming for beginners, to advanced techniques for experienced players, such as fingerpicking and two-handed tapping. Along the way you'll pick up guitar theory including rhythm, chords, scales, and soloing - even how to fine-tune your playing for blues, pop, rock, jazz, and more. How to Play Guitar Step by Step also helps you take your music to the next level, with practical tips on forming a band, making a 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!