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Guitar Books covers everything from TAB books and learning materials to guitarist biographies.

A history of The Rolling Stones Stage & Studio Gear

Written on November 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm, by Jon

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Press release
Coming in January 2014 from Backbeat Books, Rolling Stones Gear is the first book to historically document all of The Rolling Stones’ musical gear on their way to superstardom.

Rolling Stones Gear not only covers the group’s personal …

New Guitar Photography Book – “108 Rock Star Guitars” by Lisa Johnson

Written on October 29, 2013 at 9:44 am, by Jon

Rock Star Guitars From Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jack White and Many More Featured in Exquisite New Art Book 108 Rock Star Guitars By Photographer/Author Lisa S. Johnson with Foreword by Les Paul

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The Jazz Guitar Handbook by Rod Fogg

Written on October 28, 2013 at 1:10 pm, by Jon

The Jazz Guitar Handbook
The first thing that struck me about The Jazz Guitar Handbook when it arrived was although it looks like a regular hardback, when you open the front cover you notice that the content pages are actually spiral bound. This might …

A Guitarist’s Guide to Common Chord Progressions by Myron Edwards

Written on October 5, 2013 at 7:07 am, by Jon

I was sent the book ‘A Guitarist’s Guide to Common Chord Progressions’ by Myron Edwards to check out recently, a huge book, almost 500 pages of chord diagrams and TAB for arpeggio and scale sequences. The book is based around …

The Foxy Lady Project – Lifesize Guitars Book

Written on August 29, 2013 at 10:43 am, by Jon

The Foxy Lady Project is a giant book featuring 61 legendary guitars of the 20th century. The guitars are lifesize photographs printed on the right hand page and the text about the guitars is on the left hand page with …

Guitar World Presents Steve Vai’s Guitar Workout

Written on August 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm, by Jon

Steve Vai's Guitar Workout
Back in 1990 Guitar World did a feature on Steve Vai’s 10 hour guitar workout which I remember clearly buying at the time and sitting down for a couple of hours a day to go through the tabbed exercises. Now …

Authorized Joe Satriani ‘Musical Memoir’ Coming April 2014 – Strange Beautiful Music

Written on July 18, 2013 at 10:16 am, by Jon

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Well it’s about time!! A lot of musicians jump into writing biographies way too early into their career but you I think now is as good a time as any for Joe Satriani he has been my biggest musical influence …

Yngwie J. Malmsteen: Relentless – The Memoir

Written on June 21, 2013 at 9:00 am, by Jon

I started playing guitar at the age of 12 in 1988 and in that year I became obsessed with all facets of Heavy Metal and Rock music, anything that had great riffs and great guitar playing. For Christmas that year …

Guitar World eBook: 20 Essential Rhythm Guitar Styles

Written on June 18, 2013 at 10:01 pm, by Jon

guitar world 20 essential rhythm styles
An essential part of learning guitar is mastering the art of rhythm playing. If you ever hope to play in a band, even just for fun, rhythm guitar is a fundamental skill that you will need to work on and …

The 50 Greatest Guitar Books… book

Written on February 14, 2013 at 8:30 am, by Jon

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The 50 Greatest Guitar Books is both an indispensable reference and one of the finest tutorial books ever penned. You’ll find insightful commentaries and more than 100 individually tailored guitar lessons – in all styles – that will …