The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you’ll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online tuner and metronome!
The electric guitar book features lessons on: guitar fundamentals, music reading, chords, strumming, arpeggios, syncopation, hammer-ons & pull-offs, slides, string bending & vibrato, double stops, harmonics, alternate picking, palm muting and scales & basic theory. Includes guitar parts from 33 songs: American Pie • Brown Eyed Girl • Crazy Little Thing Called Love • Hit Me with Your Best Shot • James Bond Theme • Layla • Runnin’ down a Dream • Smells like Teen Spirit • Smoke on the Water • Under the Bridge • When I Come Around • You Really Got Me • and more. Fast-paced learning for your first year of instruction!