Performer and music educator, Jesse Gress tours and records with Todd The Guitar Cookbook, Guitar Lick Factory, and Guitar Licks of the Brit-Rock Heroes. Find great deals for The Guitar Cookbook by Jesse Gress (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!. Spice up your playing with The Guitar Cookbook! Written by Guitar Player magazine music editor Jesse Gress, this collection of “recipes” for satisfying a wide.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Showing of 28 reviews. It covers all the ingredients for cooking up great music on the guitar: This applies only to the Kindle edition. I’m self-taught myself and I doubt I would have recognized the importance of what’s in this book when I first started learning. If you look at that chart and try to match it to one of the motifs you may be confused.

Like I said, it is indeed a cook book. But the player who master’s what’s here will have all the tools they need to play anything he or she might hear in their head. Apologies to all offended. Using Jesse Gress’s ingenious grid system, you’ll learn how to extract dozens of melodic, harmonic, and greas variations from each module. In the pages of GuitaRevolution you’ll learn: This isn’t for shredders looking to master playing exotic scales at neck breaking speeds, but for the guitarist looking for a command of melody and harmony.


Still, it’s a fine collection of information that’s still better organized than a lot of similar texts. They’re the Texas Blues-Rock Heroes, and now you can learn how to play just like them! I’m still in the early parts of the book and there’s enough info to make my mind swim. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

I wouldn’t be surprised. I don’t know of any other book I can make such a statement about. Having those divisions all broken down in one book can be a big help understanding how guitra elements gres rhythm, melody and harmony apply and relate to one another in terms of songwriting.

That can be a big help if you’re just getting started with licks. Continuing his series of “more-bang-for-your-buck” instructional guitar books, Jesse Gress presents Blues Lick Factory: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Backbeat Books February 9, Publication Date: Vintage Paperback Paperback Cookbooks in English.

That’s the part that can be confusing with the guitar. Learn the most important chord sequences for songwriting and playing guitar Guitar Chord Progressions.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Created for anyone who hungers to increase their command of the instrument, The Guitar Cookbook is a comprehensive handbook that will help beginning, intermediate and advanced players understand the mechanisms of music on the guitar.

As others have said, each section is really a separate small book of it’s own.

Try reading through the sections doing your best to understand at a guitr level what you read. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1.

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I say that because you really can’t teach melody per se since every melody is unique. What is presented here is a common sense approach that tries to present a bunch of fingerboard concepts into something jessw can be used as a practice system or just a reference guide. I’ve been playing the guitar for years and somehow I missed this book. What’s missing, in large part, is a narrative to tie it all dookbook.

Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. I eventually found those answers but it took reading literally dozens of different books and tying it all together. I love all about it.