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Funk and R&B Guitar Lessons for Beginners - Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

Funk and R&B Guitar Lessons for Beginners - Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

By Peter Gelling


Free online audio

List Price: €9.99

Members pay: €6.99


Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy funk and R&B guitar lessons for beginners.

***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.***

"Gelling is a natural teacher. [This book] feels so well paced for learning that I am enjoying the process. This is the best tutor book I have worked with. Happy playing!" - Edward [Amazon UK]

Progressive Funk and R&B Guitar Method contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great funk and R&B guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson funk and R&B guitar tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of guitars including electric guitars and hollow body electric guitars. Basic knowledge of how to read music and playing the guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play guitar from this book.

Teach yourself:

  • How to play electric guitar and hollow body electric guitar
  • How to make classic funk sounds, using both rhythm and lead playing
  • How to play funk guitar notes and R&B guitar scales used in funk lead guitar solos, riffs and licks
  • All the important chords and scales used in funk playing introduced in a framework that allows the student to play confidently over the entire fretboard
  • How to use phrasing and timing with imaginative use of rhythms
  • All the fundamental techniques of funk and R&B guitar playing including hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends, slight bends, release bends, vibrato, staccato, muting, trail-offs
  • How to tune a guitar
  • Funk and R&B guitar tips and guitar tricks that every player should know when learning guitar
  • Shortcuts for how to learn guitar fast by getting the most from guitar practice sessions

Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the guitar today.

Features include:

  • Progressive step-by-step easy guitar lessons written by a professional funk guitar teacher
  • An innovative approach to learning rhythms & applying them to riffs & grooves
  • Full color photos and diagrams
  • A well structured easy to read theory section which covers summaries of keys and key signatures
  • Easy-to-read funk guitar music for beginners, funk guitar chords and easy funk guitar tabs
  • Guitar chord diagrams for all important funk guitar chords
  • 149 funk and R&B guitar exercises, funk guitar chord progressions, funk guitar riffs, funk guitar licks, funk guitar solos and popular easy funk guitar music in funk and R&B styles

Beginner guitar lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the guitar, fast.'s funk and R&B guitar lessons for beginners are used by students and guitar teachers worldwide to learn how to play guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted guitar lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

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