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Are you ready to start your journey exploring the guitar and music – but don’t know where to start?

Would you like to start out going down the RIGHT path from day one,while keeping it simple and easy to understand?

Do you want what you’re doing on the guitar to start sounding like MUSIC from the get-go – even if not on an expert level?

If you answered YES, then The Essentials by Bruce Arnold really is your best first stop to get all the basic ingredients you need.

The Essentials will get playing as quickly as possible, while still getting a firm grounding in you musicianship. It will show you:

• A clear and logical presentation of what you need to learn …
• Only the information you need to get playing right away - without overloading you with too much background …
• Tell you which materials you don't need to study at this point …

Videos and audio are available on-line to demonstrate everything presented. The Essentials gives you a well organized system and quickly gets you going with these crucial ingredients:

• How to tune your guitar …
. How to care for your guitar
• Commonly used Chords …

• Common Strumming Patterns …

• Commonly used Scales …

• Common Lead Patterns for Soloing …

Plus you’ll learn how to play notes so they sound great -- better known as Articulation … Chord Progressions to use … and you'll get MP3s to practice them along with.

Most beginning guitar books cover a little basic material but leave you with nowhere to go if you have any questions. So if you discover you have a problem with technique, fingerings, strumming, or rhythm – you have to begin your search again for maybe another book that might help.

Not so with The Essentials …

Within The Essentials you will find links to other books about every subject covered. The Essentials also gives you immediate access to our online Member's Area where many PDFs are available free of charge to help you dig deeper into any subject.

There is a world of knowledge to absorb when you are first learning the guitar, but The Essentials gives you just the right combination of common sense and good information to get you through the first crucial steps, such as:

• The most commonly played chords on the guitar --in all keys …
• The most commonly used scales and lead patterns for major scale, blues, major and minor pentatonic …
• Chord progressions that show you how to correctly play songs in folk, country, rock, blues and other popular styles …

Plus strumming patterns to get you applying your newly learned chords, and specific information on strumming technique.

The Essentials includes:

• Loads of easy to understand diagrams of chords, scales and lead patterns …
• Internet links to get additional information on subjects such as music theory, tuning notes, additional chord progressions, and string changing guides …
• Free access to countless files in our member's area that will help you develop your guitar playing by providing the best information --and the least amount of confusion!

Are you ready to get started?

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