The 50 Greatest Guitar Books

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9781619272453: The 50 Greatest Guitar Books

Helping you become a better - and smarter - guitarist! Providing the What, How, and Why, master guitarist and teacher Shawn Persinger shows you how to become a better guitar player and how to get the most out of the best guitar books. Featuring more than 100 amazing guitar lessons - in all styles - that will provide beginner, intermediate, and advanced players with a lifetime of knowledge, insight, and inspiration.

Unlike any other guitar method, The 50 Greatest Guitar Books is part guitar instruction, part music appreciation, and part literary criticism. Persinger delivers as much practical musical content as he does analysis and educated insight.

Includes contribution from legendary educators and players: Rik Emmett, Henry Kaiser, Steve Kaufman, Wolf Marshall, Tim Sparks, and many more.

More than 100 stylized guitar lessons: Chord Voicings, Arpeggios, Two-Handed Tapping, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Walking Bass Lines, Improvisation, and much more.

Featuring all styles: Blues, Classical, Funk, Metal, Rock, Jazz, World, Ragtime, Flamenco, Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Pop, Latin, Fingerpicking, Country, Fusion, and more.

Includes Free mp3 Downloads.

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"Persinger's writing sparkles with a clear point-of-view that's both technically informed and personally empathetic. For anyone interested in expanding their abilities as a player Persinger's book is an essential reference." - Wood&Steel magazine, Taylor Guitars

"Talk about specialized knowledge! An invaluable resource with intelligent curation of the literature and insightful commentary on what matters. If you are serious about guitar this is a must-have." - Tom Butler-Bowdon, author of 50 Self-Help Classics, 50 Psychology Classics, 50 Prosperity Classics

"Guitar Smorgasbord! Great samples from great books, lovingly edited." - Gary Marcus, author of Guitar Zero: The Science of Becoming Musical at Any Age

"With The 50 Greatest Guitar Books Shawn Persinger does the virtually impossible: he describes, analyzes, teaches and, on the companion CD, performs the playing styles of nearly all of history's great guitarists. A stunning achievement that should be in the library of all guitarists." - John Thomas, author of Kalamazoo Gals, Field Editor for Fretboard Journal.

"There are hundreds upon hundreds of guitar books out there. I've read many of them, and I've even written a few of them. But in order to save yourself the years it would take to get through them all, check out The 50 Greatest Guitar Books. You'll learn a lot in a very short period of time, and have a single reference point for that thing that matters most to every guitar player--getting better at the instrument you love." - HP Newquist, Executive Director, The National GUITAR Museum

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