Play Better Guitar in 10 Minutes a Day (Hardcover)
Chartwell Books, 9780785831907, 224pp.
Publication Date: February 4, 2015
How often should I practice? And what should I work on?
These are the two questions that guitar students will ask more often than anything else related to learning to play. Play Better Guitar in 10 Minutes a Day is the perfect reference for the new guitar musician. This book provides the answers to the common questions above, along with a wealth of practice exercises drawn together through the author's 25-year career as a guitar teacher, as well as extensive chord and scale libraries.
Every question a student could ask will be answered expertly and efficiently in Play Better Guitar in 10 Minutes a Day, and the exercises provided are designed to improve a player quickly and steadily. The unique "Workouts" section allows players to create their own custom-built routines for picking hand, fretting hand, fingerboard fluency or any combination of the three at varying degrees of skill level. As players progress in their guitar skills, they can take a look back at earlier lessons to reaffirm and cement their skills. Play Better Guitar in 10 Minutes a Day will help players master their guitar playing with an efficient time commitment.
Whether you're a guitar beginner or a seasoned player looking to progress your skills, following these regular practice sessions of just 10 minutes each day will give you real improvements in a matter of just a few weeks. This book makes a great companion to a first guitar for any age.
About the Author
Phil Capone studied guitar at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music in London. His many years of experience as a professional guitarist and teacher have given him a unique understanding and knowledge of the world of the contemporary guitarist and an insight into the pitfalls and frustrations that the aspiring guitarist can be faced with. Phil is a regular performer on the London music scene. He teaches at the Contemporary Institute of Music Performance, London, and is a regular contributor to Total Guitar magazine and Guitar Techniques.
Phil Capone (GDL M, LGSM) is a graduate of Newcastle College and a postgraduate ofGuildhall School of Music, London. He is a regular performer on the London music sceneand enjoys a long-running residency with his own band. He teaches at the Contemporary Institute of Music Performance, London, and is a regular contributor to Total Guitarmagazine and Guitar Techniques. Phil is the author of several books including The GuitarPlayer's Chord Bible, Learn to Play Guitar, Learn To Play Bass Guitar and Learn To Play Country Guitar