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Guitar practice routine

The 7 Day Practice Routine

(98 Pages Charts, TAB, Standard, and Chord Graphs)

My best-selling original book from 2018. The 7 Day Practice Routine for Guitarists is a comprehensive guitar practice routine to jump-start your guitar playing today.

I've packed every day of the week with all of the music theory, chords, scales, arpeggios, and technical exercises to help you grow and be the best guitarist you can be.  

classical guitar book

Classical Guitar - A Practical Guide 

An introduction to the history, techniques, and music of the Classical Guitar.

(129 pages Standard Notation + TAB)

The music of J.S. Bach, Fernando Sor, Ferdinand Carulli, Matteo Carcassi, Dionisio Aguado and more...
25 Etudes with accompanying lessons. A Daily Practice Routine for both hands.  Classical Guitar Primer for beginners to advanced guitarists.

Guiliani’s 120 Right Hand Studies complete.

Guitar Chords for beginners

Guitar Chords for Beginners

(35 pages TAB, Standard + Charts)
  • Essential Beginner Chord Shapes.
  • Notes on the Fretboard Explained.
  • Sharps and Flats Explained.
  • CAGED System Explained.
  • The Circle of Keys.
  • How Chords Work Together.
  • Barre Chord Shapes.
  • How to Create Your Own Chords.
  • Major & minor Chords Explained.
  • Maj7, Dom7, minor7th Explained.
  • Add9 chords.
  • Inversions and Slash Chords Explained.
  • 35 Page Printable .PDF file.

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