Books on guitar techniques and music

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yogikabirthdayhaikal

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Joined: 09/12/19

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Can someone suggest me good books for the following topics:

Guitar techniques (specially electric guitar, blues, rock)
Music theory There's not much discussion about learning material on this sub. I just wanted to find books to learn different guitar techniques in electric guitar since I'm looking forward to buying one in next week. As per music theory, it's not on priority for now as I want to develop skills before I write my own music with the help of music theory.

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Can someone suggest me good books for the following topics:

Guitar techniques (specially electric guitar, blues, rock)
Music theory There's not much discussion about learning material on this sub. I just wanted to find books to learn different guitar techniques in electric guitar since I'm looking forward to buying one in next week. As per music theory, it's not on priority for now as I want to develop skills before I write my own music with the help of music theory.

matonanjin2

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I'm just going to address the theory part of your question. You say that "it's not on priority for now as I want to develop skills before...." You can not develop skills without theory. But here are a couple good theory books.

Edly's Musical Theory for Practical People. I have seen a lot of other people recommend this as well. I found he almost makes the dull topic of music theory fun.

Music Theory for Guitarists by Tom Kolb. As the name implies this is specifically for guitarists. It comes with audio files for plaing with so helpful that way.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

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I'm just going to address the theory part of your question. You say that "it's not on priority for now as I want to develop skills before...." You can not develop skills without theory. But here are a couple good theory books.

Edly's Musical Theory for Practical People. I have seen a lot of other people recommend this as well. I found he almost makes the dull topic of music theory fun.

Music Theory for Guitarists by Tom Kolb. As the name implies this is specifically for guitarists. It comes with audio files for plaing with so helpful that way.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

bbriant

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leantoplaymusic.com

I have a few of there books that i use for cross reference when i don't understand something.

hope this helps.

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leantoplaymusic.com

I have a few of there books that i use for cross reference when i don't understand something.

hope this helps.

tamana56

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Joined: 10/16/21

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Thank you so much for sharing. It's very helpful for me.

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Thank you so much for sharing. It's very helpful for me.

jaydn2

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Joined: 10/16/21

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Thank you so much for this recommendations, it's very helpful for me!

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Thank you so much for this recommendations, it's very helpful for me!