FUNDAMENTAL CHORD SHAPES BOOKS I, II & III
FUNDAMENTAL CHORD SHAPES Book I  
Chord Shapes Book I is the starting place for the absolute beginner.  This book contains lengthy explanations
of how to read chord charts, picking exercises, and reading TAB.  It also concentrates on memorizing the 5th
and 6th strings of the guitar along with moveable chord shapes for those two strings.  
This introduction to the 5th and 6th string is the premise for the entire
Fundamentals Series.  
Book I also introduces the student to open chord shapes in the keys of G, C, D, E and A which are the most
popular keys for guitar.  It also has four solo's:  Flamenco Solo, Tango 1, 2 & 3, Blues Solo, Jazz Solo and a
Heavy Metal Solo.  All more or less at the beginner/intermediate level.

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free video tutorials  that accompany this book.
FUNDAMENTAL CHORD SHAPES Book II  
Chord Shapes Book II concentrates on memorizing the 3rd and 4th strings of the guitar as well as the
moveable chord shapes used for those two strings.  It reviews the 5th and 6th strings as well as well as
revisiting two of the five most common keys presented in
Book I:  keys of G, C.  This time adding moveable
barre shapes to the mix of chord possibilities.

Book II begins rythmn exercises and touches briefly on the numerical names for the different chords in a key.  
It introduces the student to different tonal centers created by arranging chords in different orders called
'progressions.'  It has several solo's: Bluegrass Solo, Big Am Solo, Cryin' Song, Spanish Solo I, II and III.

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free video tutorials  that accompany this book.
FUNDAMENTAL CHORD SHAPES Book III
  Chord Shapes Book III finalizes the concentration on neck memorization, barre chords, moveable 3rd,
4th, 5th and 6th string chord shapes, with an introduction to a pentatonic scale shape and a major scale
shape.  It completes the study of the five most popular keys for guitar by covering: the keys of D, E and A as
well as the minor variations for all the keys -  Em, Am, Bm, C#m and F#m.
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