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Getting Started on Electric Guitar offers a complete course for the beginning electric guitarist. Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales and techniques used by electric guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections.
Part 1 ¯ The First Step covers: tuning methods · string names · essential chords and scales used by all players · musical reference section (notes, rhythms, chords and scales) · practice tips · fretting-hand technique · picking-hand technique · backing tracks for play-along · an animated fretboard · plus much more.
Part 2 ¯ Play Electric! covers: right-hand technique · left-hand technique · rhythm parts (muting, alternate picking, arpeggios) · soloing technique (string bending, vibrato) · rock, blues & country styles · rhythm and solo ideas for each style · backing tracks in each style for play-along · sounds (amplifiers and effects) · caring for your instrument · and tips from the Fender Custom Shop.
Special DVD features include: bonus footage, including a tour of the Fender factory! Also: looping capabilities · web site links specifically for beginning guitarists · a multi-language feature so you can view the DVD in English, Spanish, German, French or Japanese.
I didn't want to take lessons that cost too much and the pressure to do something that felt like another job was not going to happen. Read morePublished 15 days ago by G. Uribe
This DVD is the best for the first time learner.
Just as the title suggested, it includes a lot of good information and techniques in a practical way. Read more
Excellent DVD by Fender. Great starter for the beginner. I only listened to it for a half hour and liked it right away. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert Gurka
I found the DVD very informative. It started with basics, and then progressed on to more complex playing. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mister Joe