Question by tyler8362: does anyone know of any good websites to learn how to play the guitar?
I recently received 2 electric guitars from my father.
1.Gibson Sg special
2.Gibson les paul custom
the only problem is that I don’t know how to play the guitar but I would really like to learn.

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Answer by palmtreepunk

http://guitar.about.com/library/blguitarlessonarchive.htm

If that doesn’t suite, just google “free guitar lessons online”, I found a ton for Ukulele’s (which I’m trying to learn currently). Good luck :)

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Question by Ashley R: What is a good basic beginner guitar?
I have never played the guitar before and I don’t want to spend a ton of money around $ 100-200. However I want to enjoy my learning experience but I don’t have the money right now to get a really good guitar. Any suggestions? I have been looking at the Jasmine and the Johnson beginner.

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Answer by guitarplaya5611
i have a jasmine acoustic guitar, 100 dollars i think, and its great. I still play it even though i own other guitars. It has good sound quality, and durability. Tip: if you someday want to play electric guitar i would buy this because it trains your fingers very good. Hope this helps!

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Question by WOO!: What are the first things to learn for jazz style guitar?
I’m a noob to jazz guitar and well…jazz period. But I’ve reached a point in my playing, that I’m ready to branch out from the genres I normally play. (Blues, Rock, Metal, r&b, ect.) Can someone give me help? Video links? Anything really. Thanks!

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Answer by Guitarpicker
Learning a vast array of guitar chords is your primary goal and then using them in the songs of your choice. You must understand chord progressions in the key signatures and be able to quickly form and play them instantly without thought.

Getting a quality chord book from your music store is a good step. Learning them with all their associated chromatic applications is another. Some of the chords used exclusively in Jazz are major and minor sixths, ninths, elevenths, and thirteenths. Altered chords, such as those indicating sustaining a certain note in a chord, is also required to know.

Given the opportunity, study the techniques of the late Wes Montgomery and renown George Benson.

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Question by jschaf: what is a good resource online for clear, concise jazz music theory aimed at guitar?
I am a novice interested in studying jazz theory and would like to know a clear, organized source that anyone uses. I play guitar (of course). Any other advice pertaining to jazz guitar would be great, i.e. practice routines or habits, words of wisdom., etc. Thanks!

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Answer by Dave LaBuda
Here you go … http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=jazz+music+theory&aq=f

You might also try sme of the books you find on Jazz theory at Amazon.com. Many of them come complete with a DVD that includes the instructions found in the book.

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Question by Nick: Does anybody know any good bass guitar for cheap?
I’m looking to buy a bass guitar online for $ 130-$ 175,and I’m mostly looking for highly recommended brands. If anybody can find a good bass guitar please answer, Thanks!

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Answer by Russell E
Squier basses are fine. The Affinity series Jazz bass and P-bass are nice guitars. They are right around $ 175.

You’ll still need a amp, but it’s a good guitar.

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