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Providing the "What," "How," and "Why," master guitarist and teacher Shawn Persinger shows you how to get the most out of the best guitar books. You'll find insightful commentaries and more than 100 individually tailored guitar lessons - in all styles - that will provide beginner, intermediate, and advanced players with a lifetime of knowledge, insight, and inspiration.
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Paperback, 167 pages
Published 2013 by Quixotic Music
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Anne Killheffer
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As a public librarian, I've struggled with purchasing practical music books and DVDs because the range of styles is so wide, and the appetite of musicians for more books is so voracious.

Essentially Persinger's book is a collection of brief (highly focused) practical lessons based on the styles of the fifty guitar instruction books that the author has found most helpful for players at all levels, in many styles. It's perfect library pick for several reasons:

Although there is no audio CD with the
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Shawn Persinger, a.k.a. Prester John, is an unusual author (and musician). He has written several music books; one children's book; and a myriad of articles, essays, and lessons for a variety of music magazines and blogs, not to mention two unpublished novellas and countless short stories.

"Outsider," "fringe," "avant-garde," "quirky," are all terms that have been used to describe Persinger's musi
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