Rock Guitar for the Young Beginner

Mel Bay Publications
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Rock Guitar for the Young Beginner was written with the young student in mind. This book provides information and etudes covering the basic essentials of rock guitar. The hip songs and etudes make the learning fun. Subjects such as Open Chords, Power Chords, Barre Chords, Rock Scales, Arpeggios, and Slash Chords are all presented with fun songs and graded learning. The accompanying audio, featuring a great rhythm section, is fun to jam with and allows students to hearhow the etudes should be played.
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Publisher
Mel Bay Publications
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Published on
Apr 19, 2016
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Pages
40
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ISBN
9781610651288
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Language
English
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Genres
Music / Instruction & Study / General
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