“The ultimate learning tool to go from zero to guitar hero in no time!” –Guitar World magazine
Designed for electric or acoustic guitar.
Get started quickly and easily – with songs you want to play! This method introduces notes with riffs like “Crazy Train” and “Smoke on the Water,” power chords with classics by AC/DC and the Who, chord-strumming with songs from Neil Young and Nirvana, and much more. The method's unique, well-paced, and logical teaching sequence will get students playing more easily than ever before, and music from popular artists like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Led Zeppelin will keep them playing and having fun. Book 1 includes: parts of the guitar, easy-to-follow guitar tablature, notes & riffs starting on the low E string, tempo & time signatures, understanding notes and rests, palm muting, vibrato, power chords, open chords, strumming, slides and slurs, hammer-ons and pull-offs, many music styles, nearly 100 riffs and songs, online audio access to demos of every example, and more!