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Acoustic Guitar

Learn acoustic guitar with acoustic guitar tab (tablature) books, videos and DVD's and Lakes Music. The acoustic guitar is America's favorite instrument die to its warm tone, ease of play and versatility. Entertain your friends, jam with your buddies, or start a band. All of our acoustic guitar tab books, videos and DVD's are written by highly qualified instructors using proven methods and arrangements.

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Do you have a desire to learn to play guitar? We have a great selection of Beginning guitar lessons for all those who want to learn to play guitar. Learn the county's most popular instrument in the comfort of your own home with a beginning guitar method on book, video or DVD. We have methods for all ages and for all styles of music. Did you ever wonder how fun it would be to jam on guitar with your friends or just play around the campfire? Well, you can learn with one of our beginning guitar methods.

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Blues and Slide Guitar

Learn Blues Guitar or Slide Guitar with one of our great blues and slide guitar books, videos or DVD's. Every title is discount priced and most ship the same day. In the 1920's and 1930's, blues guitar players like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Son House, Robert Johnson, and Lonnie Johnson were the influential performers of the day. Since the early 1980's, the blues has enjoyed quite a resurgence in America. You can learn blues and slide guitar today.

Blues and Slide Guitar
Classical Guitar

Take classical guitar lessons from the comfort of your own home with a classical guitar book, video or DVD. The classical guitar is also referred to as a folk guitar, nylon string guitar, or Spanish guitar. Just because the name of the guitar is classical does not mean that is the only style of music for which it is suitable. In fact, Willie Nelson plays a classical guitar with an electronic pickup - while that may be classic country, it sure isn't classical! If you would like to learn the classical style of guitar, we have many books that can guide you on your way.

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Country Guitar

Learn some great country guitar licks with our great selection of country guitar tabs (tablature). All of our country guitar tab books are written by highly qualified musicians and instructors using proven methods and arrangements. There are many free country guitar tabs available on line, but the quality can often be questionable. Don't get frustrated and waste your time - get a quality country guitar tab book right here.

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Learn guitar chords with our comprehensive selection of guitar chord books, videos and DVD's. A guitar chord is two or more notes strummed together at the same time. Chords on the guitar are often played when the guitar is used as a rhythm instrument. The player will strum the various chords, backing up or providing the rhythm for a lead instrument or vocal. Chords have various voicings, which is how the notes in the chord are arranged and stacked upon each other. Our selection of guitar chord books provide countless chords in every key and alternate voicings.

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Jazz Guitar

Learn how to play jazz guitar with jazz guitar lessons on book, video and DVD from Lakes Music. The guitar has been used in jazz music for many years. While jazz can be played on any style of guitar, the archtop guitar has become known as the essential jazz guitar. An archtop guitar has steel strings, a large sound chamber, and arched top with a floating bridge, f-holes and electronic pickups. These guitars develop a decidedly fat tone which sounds terrific with the various and interesting chord combinations performed in jazz.

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Rock Guitar

Okay, you can find free rock guitar tabs all over on the internet, but do you know who wrote them and if they are accurate? All of our rock guitar books and tablature are written by highly qualified instructors using proven methods and arrangements. Save yourself the time and frustration of trying to figure out a song from a free internet rock guitar tablature. Choose from our great selection of rock guitar books, videos and DVD's, all at great price. Most titles ship the same day.

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Scales, Technique & Theory

Learn guitar scales, guitar theory and guitar technique with our great selection of reference books for guitar. All of our books on guitar theory, scales and technique are written by qualified instructors. Challenge yourself! Learn the notes on your guitar, the keys and circle of Fifths, learn chord types, chord construction and voicings chord substitutions, and chord progressions. Learn the scales in all the different modes. Enhance your playing skills by learning guitar theory, scales and technique.

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Blues Guitar - Introduction to Acoustic Blues
Blues Guitar - Introduction to Acoustic Blues
Using instructional text and actual songs, author Kenny Sultan covers blues in five different keys and positions and shows how they can be adapted to any key. Along with the basic blues rhythms and leads, fingerstyle blues is covered, using both an alternating and monotone bass.
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Guitar for the Absolute Beginner
Guitar for the Absolute Beginner
Here is a complete course that will have anyone playing the guitar in minutes! Happy Traum, one of the world's most experienced guitar teachers, has carefully designed this hands-on, step-by-step method for all age groups. All the basic chords and important picking and strumming techniques are taught.
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Acoustic Rock for Guitar
Acoustic Rock for Guitar
This handy guidebook helps you discover: basic string patterns; how to read rhythm charts; classic acoustic parts in the style of The Beatles, Nirvana, Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, and Sheryl Crow; the basics of fingerstyle guitar; classic fingerstyle parts in the style of James Taylor, Extreme and more!
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All Scales in all Positions for Guitar
All Scales in all Positions for Guitar
This book featuring Jim Scott's revolutionary "rows" concept gives guitarists the tools to really understand scales, and to create any type of scale in any position. It covers: major and minor scales; pentatonic and blues scales; the modes; and more.
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Acoustic Guitar Chord and Harmony Basics
Acoustic Guitar Chord and Harmony Basics
Learn the fundamentals of acoustic guitar, from your first chords and beyond! Whether you're a beginning or an intermediate acoustic guitarist, chords are the foundation for the songs you play. Here's a book that teaches you the real-world chord voicings, shapes and progressions used by today's top acoustic players.
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Play Guitar Today! - Complete Kit
Play Guitar Today! - Complete Kit
This all-in-one kit is a must for every budding guitarist! It includes the Level 1 and Level 2 instruction book/CD packs from the popular Hal Leaonard Play Guitar Today method, plus the Play Guitar Today songbook/CD pack, and a portable music stand, all for the discounted value price of only $28.95! (DVD not included)
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Incredible Chord Finder- 9 inch x 12 inch Edition
Incredible Chord Finder- 9 inch x 12 inch Edition
A complete guide diagramming over 1,000 guitar chords in their most common voicings. The book is arranged chromatically and each chord is illustrated in three ways for three levels of difficulty: the easiest form of the chords for the beginner and the more difficult versions for the intermediate and advanced players.
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Play Guitar Today! Beginner's Pack
Play Guitar Today! Beginner's Pack
Now you can get the Level 1 Book/CD Pack packaged with the corresponding DVD. It's the perfect pack for anyone who wants to teach themselves! It covers all the basics you need to start making music.
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You Can Teach Yourself Rock Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Rock Guitar
Revised and expanded edition. It now ranks as one of the very best introductory rock guitar methods available. The student will learn licks, phrases, solos, bass runs, and power chords in the keys of E, F, G, A, D, B flat, and C!
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You Can Teach Yourself Blues Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Blues Guitar
A truly enjoyable in-depth look at the basics of acoustic blues guitar! Learn the blues progression, blues chords, strum patterns, how to accompany a blues song, 6/8 blues, minor blues, power chords, moveable chords, barre chords, the blues scale, turnarounds, fill-ins, the capo, double stops, blues licks and much more!
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Anyone Can Play Blues Guitar
Anyone Can Play Blues Guitar
This course is a fun, easy way for a beginning to intermediate guitarist to learn how to play the blues. You'll learn blues chord progressions as well as a variety of blues strumming and picking patterns. This course also presents basic blues scales, lead guitar techniques, and combination rhythm and lead playing.
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You Can Teach Yourself Classic Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Classic Guitar
This is an easy-to-understand yet very comprehensive method. You will learn to play classic guitar in all of the basic keys. In addition you will play a very wide assortment of solos ranging from the Renaissance to 20th Century compositions. Definitely a "hands on" method that gets you playing wonderful classic guitar literature.
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You Can Teach Yourself Guitar by Ear
You Can Teach Yourself Guitar by Ear
If someone is singing a song or playing a melody, how can I know what chords I can play with it? This is a common question asked of guitar teachers and players. If you are the guitarist at a campfire sing, if you want to learn a song from a recording, or if you want to write your own songs - this book will show you the way..
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You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
This book is designed to prepare the aspiring jazz guitarist to arrange and improvise in a jazz style. Playing by ear is stressed from the very first exercise. You will learn 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, and standards, as well as how to create fill-ins, improvise, develop ideas, play comping chords, develop a walking bass line, and more.
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Anyone Can Play Guitar Chords
Anyone Can Play Guitar Chords
Designed to help both the beginning and intermediate guitarist learn the most commonly used chords. Through split-screen viewing, the student learns how the chords are fingered and how they should sound.
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Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns
Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns
Not just another book of scales and patterns, this is a method that trains the mind, the ears and the fingers to work in perfect synchronization to respond instantaneously to any given chord progression. This ability is of paramount importance to any musician who wants to improvise in the jazz idiom.
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Basic Country Flatpicking Guitar
Basic Country Flatpicking Guitar
Dix Bruce carefully teaches lead and backup guitar to nine great and classic country, bluegrass, and folk standards, ballads and hot breakdowns played by musicians the world over. Dix demonstrates the basic "bass note/strum" technique and shows how melodies can be easily integrated into known chord patterns.
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Getting Into Jazz Guitar
Getting Into Jazz Guitar
This book provides the aspiring jazz guitarist a comprehensive knowledge of the compositional and performance techniques of jazz through an understanding of key-center music, improvisation, and visual-tactile relationship with the guitar. Written in standard notation and tablature.
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