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Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar books

#1 Post by ShaneoShred » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:32 am

I just want to pick everyones brain and find out what everyones favorite guitar instructional books are to get some ideas for new books to grab. Enlighten me.

My top 3 are:

1. Soloing Strategies for Guitar-Tom Kolb
-Best book for Scale Patterns and guides you through which scales to go through first.
2. Solo Guitar Playing Series-Frederick Noad
If your a classical guitarist I can't think of a better book. Great for sight reading and the songs are actually appealing to the ear (no "Mary Had A Little Lamb") :)
3. Zen Guitar- Philip Toshio Sudo
A Martial Art disciplined perspective on playing the guitar

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#2 Post by Jeries » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:49 am

I only need one:
The Guitar Handbook by Ralph Denyer

If i had to take a second

The Beatles: Complete Scores

If I had those 2 no need for a third.

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#3 Post by RAI » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:41 pm

If I'm stranded on an island, improving my guitar chops is not exactly very high on my list of priorities....

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#4 Post by 777lovein » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:30 am

RAI wrote:If I'm stranded on an island, improving my guitar chops is not exactly very high on my list of priorities....
why not? :lol:

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#5 Post by Pape » Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:33 pm

Have to agree, I wouldn't take abook if im stranded..... Water seems to be more important... But to answer I would take Fretboard Logic, Berklee Press Music Theory 1-2, and How Music Really Works.

Or maybe a song book! that I'm nowhere near the level of playing so I can practice!

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#6 Post by Bryceybhoy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:15 am

I would probably take a book called something along the lines of....How to Get the Fuck Off an Island, Particularly if You're Stranded on One....

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#7 Post by Gregocide » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:23 am

:-), I'm more of a DVD type of guy.

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#8 Post by aaronm » Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:13 pm

buggar the books I would take an i pad ahhh im on an island

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Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

#11 Post by brianhunsaker » Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:00 am

1) Guthrie Govan's Creative Guitar 2:Advanced Techniques.
2) Troy Stetina: Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar
3) The Master System (1992 - and very hard to find), came with awesome transparencies.

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