Guitar lessons DVDS for Beginners
1. Fender Presents: Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar
Aimed the beginner guitarist, this is a very detailed and comprehensive DVD course that spans more then three hours, and consists of more than 50 lessons in total. Fender is a highly respected name in the world of guitars, so it is little wonder that this guide is so popular. The DVD uses 3D interactive graphics to present the techniques, staring with the basics like chords and scales. This then moves into more detailed acoustic guitar specific lessons covering various styles of playing like country and blues.
2. Fender Presents: Getting Started on Electric Guitar
A companion to their acoustic guitar course, this electric guitar DVD offers the same step by step lesson format, starting with the absolute basics for the beginner who wants to master electric guitar the right way. There are two sections to the DVD, consisting of the first part which focuses on the fundamental techniques that form the basis for all guitar playing. Then, in part two, you get to learn techniques that are more specific to electric guitars, including soloing and how to use effects and amplifiers.
3. Learn To Play Guitar in 21 Days
With a claim of being able to teach you how to not only play guitar, but how to play 1000 songs in only three weeks, this DVD is attracting much attention from keen new guitarists. This DVD is suited for those who may not necessarily know how to read or write music, as the lessons are designed to have the viewer play alongside the instructor. Tab, power tab and standard notation is provided for all lessons and songs, and the 21 day lesson plan means you can space out your learning according to your own personal skill level.
4. The Acoustic Guitar Method
Respected guitarist David Hamburger presents lessons that are targeted at beginners, and those wanting to brush up on their acoustic guitar skills. With an emphasis on the style and sounds of American roots music, this DVD covers all the important basics to set up a solid foundation for your future learning. The second DVD then moves towards more advanced finger picking techniques, which are so vital for skilled acoustic guitarists.
5. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar Bonus Workshops
This 10 DVD set is one of the higher priced guitar lesson DVD choices out there, but Gibson is a very respected name and certainly has a lot to offer budding guitarists. This is the companion DVD set to be used alongside their book, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. The complete set is also available as a book and DVD combo pack. The DVDs themselves give you a more thorough explanation of the lessons found in the book, as well as vital practical instruction for every song and exercise that is taught in the course.
6. 9 Hours Guitar Lessons
This four DVD package literally gives you more than nine hours of lessons in total. Students learn how to read various types of guitar notation, like tabs and chords. You then move on to learning some popular guitar songs. There is a whole disc dedicated to learning blues guitar, which is a particularly rewarding and challenging guitar playing style. Other DVD themes are an advanced disc, and a Christmas themed guitar lesson DVD.