How to Learn to Play Electric Guitar
Updated: October 3, 2019
This article was co-authored by Ron Bautista. Ronald Bautista is a professional guitarist and guitar teacher at More Music & Los Gatos School of Music in California. He has over 30 years of playing experience and over 15 years of teaching experience. He performs mainly as a jazz musician, but also teaches Jazz, Rock, Fusion, Blues, Fingerpicking, and Bluegrass. As an instructor, he focuses on understanding the fretboard and applying music theory to any genre of music.
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The electric guitar is one of the most commonly played instruments in rock music today. Electric guitars feature in almost every rock genre, from pop to punk to death metal. If you’re looking to play guitar but don’t have any musical experience, it may seem a little intimidating. However, by starting out with the basics, learning foundational chords, and practicing every day, you can learn to play the electric guitar in no time!