Let's make some music! How to Play Guitar in 10 Easy Lessons introduces kids to the exciting world of guitar playing. Author and musician Dan Holton breaks guitar playing down into easy to follow steps that kids will enjoy learning. Visual, interactive lessons cover topics from how to hold a guitar, tuning a guitar, basic chords, strumming patterns, chord progressions, and playing full songs. Each step encourages kids as they learn and offers exciting tidbits about the fun world of playing guitar and making music.
Dan Holton began playing guitar at 15, after falling in love with the blues and hasn't been without a guitar for more than a day or two ever since! He has a degree in music and studied under eminent musicians Guthrie Govan and Ace. He has toured and played in a band and has now settled down to teaching fulltime through his own business the Brighton Guitar Academy. The Academy has over 1500 students on it's books, and when not teaching, Dan also produces music videos as well as writing freelance for guitar companies such as Riffstation, Blues Guitar Master and many others.
"Don't be misled by the breezy style or stylish fonts - this is a serious how-to manual for serious students....this accessible guide is rock solid." - Booklist