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Guitar Rhythm and Technique for Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction


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Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Guitar Rhythm and Technique 5 Chapter 1: Rhythm and Technique in a Nutshell 7 Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Music Staff and Traveling through Time 11 Part II: Reading Rhythms and Strumming Patterns 19 Chapter 3: Playing Eighth-Note Strum Patterns 21 Chapter 4: Playing Sixteenth-Note Strum Patterns 35 Chapter 5: Playing Triplets, Shuffles, and Compound Time Signatures 47 Part III: Fretting-Hand Techniques 55 Chapter 6: Working with Fingerings 57 Chapter 7: Adding Articulation and Expression 71 Chapter 8: Sounding Harmonics 91 Chapter 9: Using Alternate Tunings and Playing Slide Guitar 105 Part IV: Picking-Hand Techniques 121 Chapter 10: Picking and Choosing: Exploring Picking Techniques 123 Chapter 11: Fingerpickin' Good: Exploring Fingerstyle Techniques 141 Chapter 12: Using a Tremolo System 155 Part V: Practice Makes Perfect 163 Chapter 13: Running Down Your Rhythms 165 Chapter 14: Picking through Scales with Melodic Patterns 169 Part VI: The Part of Tens 179 Chapter 15: Ten Technique Tracks 181 Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Guitarists to Inspire Your Rhythm and Technique 185 Appendix: Audio Tracks and Video Clips 189 Index 193

About the Author

Desi Serna has built a substantial online platform as an engaging and approachable guitar guru-a guitar player and teacher with more than 10,000 hours of experience providing private guitar lessons and classes. Serna is hailed as a "music-theory expert" by Rolling Stone magazine.

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