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The way to play guitar.
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Acoustic-Electric Guitars. This simply describes an acoustic guitar with built-in electric pickups, designed to be played through an amplification system. These are particularly attractive to people who like to play folk-style music, but the instrument needs to be heard in a club setting. ➤ 12-String Guitars. These large-bodied, double-strung guitars were much favored by blues players because of their loud volume. The strings were tuned an octave apart, giving the instrument a booming bass sound.
Does he have a return/refund policy? ➤ Will he accept the instrument in trade if you decide to “upgrade” to something better? Mail Order At one time, most towns had a music store with a good selection of guitars on hand. Nowadays you may have to travel miles to find a well-stocked outlet. There are, however, several mail order dealers that specialize in guitars, often at discounted prices. 21 Part 1 ➤ Preparing to Play Here are some things to keep in mind when dealing with mail order: ➤ Make sure you’ve played the instrument—in a local music shop or at a friend’s house— before ordering one.
The result will be a pure tone with no scratch to it. Chapter 6 ➤ The Right Hand Guitar Gods Charlie Christian was born in Bonham, Texas, on July 29, 1916. His entire family was musical—his parents and brothers were well known in the region for their talents, and young Charlie was soon accompanying them on the guitar. Christian was a legendary jazz guitarist of the thirties and forties, famous for his recordings with Benny Goodman’s small groups. He was among the first to play single-note lead lines on an amplified jazz guitar.