Anyone have these and can comment? My concern about book 1 is that maybe it’s too basic for someone like me that already has a firm. I’m considering getting the books. I heard good things about them but wanted to know if any of you have used them and what your thoughts are. creative guitar 1 guthrie govan. What’s Hot ยท hootsmon Frets: September in Theory. anybuddy got this book? tae be or not tae be.

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New york Member No.: I wouldn’t say the first one is just for beginners and intermediate players either. Vasilije Vukmirovic View Member Profile. Learning Tone Seeker Group: He seems like a natural born teacher.

Creative Guitar 1 : Guthrie Govan :

The aim of Creative Guitar 1 is to help any rock guitarist who feels stuck in a rut. Jan 20 The Best Books of I wish I could see creatlve copy. The books contain a wealth of information that should benefit both amateurs and professionals.

Mar 29, 5. Log in or Sign up. Any others have any experience with these books? Mar 29, 4. As a guitarist, I’ve run across many instructional home videos and books about how to elevate guitar playing skills. It’s great because you can see how Guthrie manages all those techniques and of course it gives you fresh ideas about using them.


Apr 19, gekko rated it really liked it. He basically breaks down the different techniques and gives you excercises for every one to get your technique going. What am I meant to use this for ffs?! Gabriel Leopardi View Member Profile. The first one is more basic so I think that you should go for the second one but both are great books for students and instructors. I have them and I love ’em! Your name or email address: Many of bovan are penned by accomplished guitarists and their name alone is supposed to push the credibility of the product.

Creative Guitar 1: Cutting-Edge Techniques, Book & CD

If so, I think that’s a pretty good foundation! Fuitar, I checked and could read the opening chapter, seems like something I’d enjoy a lot.

I am definitely getting the second book as well but I have to revise this book a few times. No, create an account now. Michael rated it it was ok May 19, I only browsed through them a couple of times and never used them anymore. Ramiro Delforte View Member Profile. Maybe some “World Music” would hip you to new Phrasings and Polyrhythms, etc. David Wallimann View Member Profile. Looking for beautiful books?

The Gear Page is run by musicians for musicians. I’m not sure if you are looking for some type of “Foundation” or not. Toni Suominen View Member Profile.

Guthrie Govan’s Creative Guitar 1 & 2

It focuses on refining playing techniques, explaining the nuts and bolts of theory in an accessible manner, as well as how to practice efficiently, and even demons. Dec 19, Sam Wright rated it it was amazing. Argentina, Buenos Aires Member No.: Guthrie is a great player, And regardless of what your looking for out of this, It wouldnt hurt to see how he approaches the basics.


The Bigsby was the first successful design of gogan is now called a whammy bar or tremolo arm, although vibrato is the technically correct term for the musical effect it produces. I love all his little jokes and lighthearted quips. There’s just so much great work to explore, out there! Guthrie is an excellent educator, guitar player and inspiration. Refreshing for a guy with such monstrous technical skills.

His 2nd book is mostly technique based and the 1st focuses more on theory and topics such as phrasing, metronome usage, how to practice effectively etc. His style is very conversational, and he dispenses many nuggets of wisdom and guitar lore without ever giving the impression that he’s coming from some inaccessible higher-plane of understanding.

Jan 24 It turns out my copies of the CD were with my CDs, not with my books and govn, which are less accessible. Based your comments, Yngtchie’s and others, I’m certainly leaning towards picking up Govan’s books. Stuart Hall rated it really liked it Apr 16, Butit sure is fun!