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Ragtime Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons - Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

Ragtime Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons - Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

By Brett Duncan


Free online audio

List Price: US$9.99

Members pay: US$6.99


Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy ragtime fingerstyle guitar lessons.

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

"I simply love this book! It's informative and easy to follow with well written instructional lessons. I highly recommend it if you want to diversify your guitar playing." - M. Tulloch, Lancaster PA

Progressive Ragtime Fingerpicking Guitar contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great ragtime fingerstyle guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson ragtime fingerstyle guitar tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of acoustic guitars including steel-string acoustic guitars. Prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play guitar from this book.

Teach yourself:

  • How to play guitar using fingerstyle technique
  • How to play guitar fingerpicking patterns to be used as an accompaniment for any ragtime chord progression or ragtime song
  • How to play ragtime guitar chords used in ragtime guitar parts
  • All the fundamental techniques of ragtime fingerstyle guitar playing including free stroke, alternative thumb style, picking with the thumb, pinching, syncopating a melody, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and combining a melody and bass line
  • Guitar theory for learning how to read guitar music and how to read guitar tabs for beginners
  • How to tune a guitar
  • All the popular left and right hand techniques used in traditional and contemporary ragtime fingerpicking guitar
  • Ragtime fingerstyle 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 ragtime guitar teacher
  • Full color photos and diagrams
  • Easy-to-read ragtime guitar music, ragtime guitar chords and easy ragtime guitar tabs
  • Guitar chord chart containing formulas and chord diagrams for all important ragtime guitar chords
  • Several classic ragtime fingerpicking solos that make use of all the techniques that were introduced throughout the book
  • 57 ragtime fingerstyle guitar exercises, ragtime guitar chord progressions, ragtime guitar patterns, ragtime guitar melodies, ragtime guitar bass lines and popular easy ragtime guitar songs in ragtime styles

Guitar lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the guitar, fast.'s ragtime fingerstyle guitar lessons 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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