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The Fingerpicking Technique Bible for Guitar


The ultimate guide for all acoustic guitar enthusiasts–from beginners to seasoned musicians–wanting to build up the ability to play a wide range of musical styles. Building on alternating bass techniques, thumb patterns, and special fretting techniques, The Fingerpicking Technique Bible for Guitar contains a series of graded exercises (demo CD included) that will build confidence and speed.

This hardcover bible with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy. The binding allows it to lie open flat for easy reference during practice. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and enthusiasts. The book also includes an audio CD for examples and accompaniment.

This book also offers a tour of musical genres, showing how even guitar players at beginner level can use these techniques to unlock the secrets of some of the most iconic sounds in the guitar repertoire. Also, exercises are shown in standard notation and tablature, along with selective use of photographs to add clarity where required.

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  • Brand Name: Baker and Taylor Mfg#: 9780785826798
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Gary Guitar says:

Definitely one of the better instruction books. I have bought many guitar books, CDs, DVDs, etc. like many of you. Most are well-done but just have limited usefulness or appeal. This book is very professionally done, and about the only book that I have worked through each lesson. It’s put together almost like a textbook, small, hardcover and spiralbound. It contains 29 focused lessons with explanations, full-color photographs, chord listing, music notation and tab, playing tips, and general guitar information. It has country, blues, and…

SeattlePole says:

Good beginners book! I’ve been playing guitar on and off for the last 25 years. One of my biggest passions, and one I fail at consistently is learning how to play fingerstyle guitar. I have many, many books on fingerstyle techniques. This is one of the better ones. Each lesson is nice and short which helps avoid burnout while trying to learn a longer piece.The book progresses from single quarter notes played with your thumb up to more advanced pieces like Scarborough Fair.The included CD is…

sleeper says:

In-depth treatment of a complex subject. 0

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