Guitar For Dummies is a fun way to learn guitar quickly. Learn to play acoustic or electric guitar at your own pace with techniques demonstrated in full-motion videos. Have fun playing along with live recorded songs or MIDI tracks that you can slow down or speed up.
Your teacher is professional guitarist Kevin Garry, Ph.D., from the University of Colorado at Boulder. The excellent teaching he offers in this method will help you become a good guitarist and offers exceptional value.Discover How To:
Play Hit Songs!
40 songs including:
Over 80 Step-by-Step Lessons
Arranged in seven chapters, the lessons cover the basics from holding, stringing, and tuning the guitar to playing chords and culminating in an introduction to rock riffs, power chords and strumming styles. Lessons include a variety of exercises and songs. There are over 40 high quality videos that are now viewable at full-screen size! On-screen teacher Kevin Garry, Ph.D., provides clear and friendly instruction.
Easy to Use Interface
We've made the content window size adjustable, and it even maximizes to your fill your monitor so our guitar lessons are the easiest to read and follow!
(with six different skins!)
Displays fingering positions as the music plays. It allows you to see exactly how to play the song on a guitar fretboard as you hear the music. Music tracking highlights the notes being played on the screen, making it simple to follow along. Includes option for both right- and left-handed views. Fretboard skins are designed in the style of Rickenbacker, Strat, Gretsch, '59 Les Paul and more!
Over 40 High Quality Videos
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 40 videos with demonstrations of techniques now larger, with enhanced quality and viewable at full-screen size!
Tune your guitar quickly and easily. A precision gauge allows you to play into your computer's microphone and immediately get feedback to see if you're too high or too low. Full audio reference notes also provided.
Includes fingering charts and recorded sounds for over 250 chords. Easy access helps you learn songs with new chords quickly. An indispensable reference tool!
Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.