"In these pages, Hemme outlines many different exercises and I would encourage you to find the ones best suited to your ability and playing character. Happy strumming!"
-Alex Lifeson (Rush)
"Working on a wide variety of exercises on the guitar gives you the facility to pull off any wacky idea you can think of, with room to spare! Hemme's book takes the guesswork out of what to work on to gain that facility."
Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck)
"I'm sure that with Hemme's knowledge and your time and patience, you, too, will become a better guitar player."
Mike Mushok (Staind)
"Hemme has put together a great book to help the player along the way. He did a wonderful job of transcribing a book of mine awhile ago so I'm happy to recommend this one."
Albert Lee (Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, The Everyly Brothers, Grammy-Award- winning session guitarist)
"The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Guitar Exercises
is a great book for guitarists on every level. Hemme's book will help you a lot!"
Mike Stern (Jazz Guitarist Extraordinaire)
About the Author
has transcribed music for the biggest names in the business. His work has appeared in Guitar World, Guitar Player, Acoustic Guitar, Fingerstyle
, and Play Guitar
magazines and he is the author of three guitar instruction folios based on guitar videos; The Ultimate Blues Bass Basics, Beyond Basics
- Introducing Acoustic Slide Guitar
and Jump, Jive and Swing
. He has transcribed over 250 guitar music books for Warner Bros. Publications, Columbia Pictures/Belwin Inc., Hal Leonard, Music Sales, and Alfred Publishing.