Guitar For Dummies takes you step-by-step through everything you need to kw about guitars from buying the right ax to keeping it in tune. Learn the basic chords and move on to improvising lead solos in any style you choose: rock, blues, folk, or classical. Get the right gear - amplifiers, capos, cases, effects pedals, straps, and strings - and get ready to rock the house with this ultimate guide to guitar mastery. Plus, the book features a bonus CD with nearly 100 play-along practice tracks to hone your chops.
Mark Phillips, a veteran arranger, is music editor for both Guitar and GuitarOne. Jon Chappell, a multistyle guitarist and arranger, is technical editor at Guitar Shop and musicologist at Guitarra.