Watch the Solo Guitar Handbook online guitar lesson by Fareed Haque from Solo Guitar Handbook

Hello all and welcome to the Solo Guitar Handbook. It's my hope that through this and other "nuts and bolts" types of courses, we can begin to view the guitar as a practical and flexible instrument, much as the piano has been for the past few hundred years. Pretty much any function that the piano can fill the guitar can fill too. But, we need to look at the guitar in a practical flexible manner for these insights to happen.

For too long, guitar has been taught as a visual instrument, tabbed out, block diagramed out, with lead sheets, real books, How to Learn Guitar Without Practicing, How to Learn Guitar While You Sleep, Learn the Guitar with Just Two Pills a Day...come on, ya'll! Music is music. Learn chords, learn melody, develop your ear. I guarantee that actually learning music, instead of spending your life looking for a shortcut, will get you where you want to go.