Learn to play the guitar the easy way, following simple, illustrated lessons that will have you jamming in no time. From choosing a guitar and reading tablature to learning picking patterns and playing power chords, find out everything you need to know to start strumming in style. This book features chord progressions and riffs that are illustrated using clear tab diagrams, and additional photographs that indicate correct fingering positions. It includes an at-a-glance directory of illustrated chords and scales, with tips on playing everything from funky rock riffs to blues licks and jazz rhythms. It is of the perfect size to fit in your guitar case or gig bag, and the spiral binding allows the pages to lay flat for easy reference while practicing.