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by Optiquest
Tue Dec 28, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Theory Books - Vai style!
Replies: 13
Views: 3288

Can you sight read in the first position? Get the berkelee book. If not get the blue mel bay book, the berkelee book jumps right in from sight reading and only has 2 pages that are more of a review on the first position. The mel bay book has 1 page for each string, and a few short songs that add eac...
by Optiquest
Mon Dec 27, 2004 11:26 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Theory Books - Vai style!
Replies: 13
Views: 3288

The berklee book(s) might be a little intense if you've never studied theory before. I suggest 'Mel Bay's Guitar Method Grade 1' or something like that, it has a blue cover. And get a teacher who will teacher you theory, and not just tabs. Good luck!