The book begins with the basics, including how to hold and tune a guitar, how to read chord diagrams, and how to play basic chords. It then moves on to more advanced topics such as scales, arpeggios, chord progressions, and soloing techniques.
One of the unique features of this book is its focus on chord families and keys. The book covers the most common chord families and keys, including C, G, and D, and teaches the chords, scales, and changes associated with each. By the end of the book, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to play in a variety of keys and chord progressions.
The book also includes several songs to practice, ranging from simple chord progressions to more complex blues patterns. Each song includes multiple parts, allowing you to practice both rhythm and lead guitar playing.
In addition to the instructional content, the book includes a comprehensive chord chart featuring all the fundamental Major, Minor, and 7th chords for reference. There are also blank tablature, chord grids, and neck diagrams for you to write down your own ideas, changes, and songs.
The author, an experienced guitar instructor, presents the material in a clear and easy-to-understand manner, with plenty of illustrations and examples to help you along the way. Whether you’re looking to learn how to play your favorite songs, improve your soloing skills, or write your own music, “Guitar Union” has everything you need to take your guitar playing to the next level.