RPM Guitar Method
Jim Gleason's Rock Performer's Guitar Method (from Rock Performance Music) is still popular among many guitarists that knew it from the 1980's. Jim's new Guitar Improv course is a more modern course, with a broader scope. Guitar Improv brings a lot of jazz to the table, as well as blues, rock and the other American improvisational styles.
This book includes 221 lessons intended for the first year or two of study. In this easy step-by-step book, each lesson prepares you for the next. Get a rock-solid foundation in all the important subjects on guitar playing.
Beginning Guitar includes practical and effective technical exercises; rhythm and solo guitar pieces in Blues, Rock, Classical, Folk, Jazz and Reggae styles. Learn to play in the styles of Robert Johnson, Bach, Albert King, B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Chuck Berry, Bob Marley and others.
Beginning guitar will teach you to read and play rhythms. You will learn to play scales and improvise with them. There are thorough lessons on ear training, beginning theory and fingering. Very detailed technical studies show you everything you need to know about fretting, chording, slurring, picking and plucking. In many cases, the same information is presented in multiple perspectives, providing the reader with better insights and understanding. 413 pages
This book picks up where Beginning Guitar leaves off. Here, you'll acquire the techniques and knowledge necessary to begin performing or recording. Intermediate Guitar offers exhaustive coverage of technique, fingering, improvising, rhythm guitar, music theory, modes and reading. It includes style studies of Vaughan, King, Clapton, Hendrix, Van Halen, Vai, Satriani and Beck. 340 pages
Become a versatile and capable guitarist, fluent in improvising and compositional skills. Develop an expert knowledge of harmony, fingering, melodic techniques and chord progression. Learn to read an analyze any piece of music put in front of you. Do more than get prepared for performance...excel at it! 308 pages
Chord Progression and Rhythm Guitar
This book thoroughly covers rhythm guitar in technique, concept and examples. The CPRG Book includes rhythm guitar technique, counting rhythm, strumming technique. There are hundred of rhythm guitar examples in rock, folk, blues, jazz and metal styles. All of the common types of chord progressions used in contemporary songs are shown in tablature and diagrams. 121 pages
Rhythm guitar technique and Chord Progressions taught with over 200 Rock, Metal, Blues, and Alternative progressions. 68 pages
Guitar & Amp Tone Video
Make the best use of your guitar, amp & new technology to get classic guitar tones of Clapton, Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Van Halen, Satriani, Metallica, Beatles. Includes new MP-2 & JMP1 settings. 54 pages