Easy Peasy Guitar Music Theory: For Beginners

Everything You Need To Become A Confident And Complete Guitarist

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  • Music theory doesn’t have to be complicated! No hard to understand mumbo jumbo - just 100% essential music theory all guitar players must know
  • Beginner and Improver guitar players: Discover the simple methods that'll help you understand and easily apply the music theory you'll learn
  • You're in safe hands: Written by pro session guitarist, tutor & creator of yourguitarbrain.com Tiff Bryan 

Finally, a music theory book for guitarists that truly is beginner friendly! Best of all, there was no condescending 'know-it-all' language. A must have book for guitar players of all types.

Dave Thompson - Guitar player for 18 months

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I'm a 61 year old & own quite a few guitar books. The bits of music theory I knew always confused me. Easy Peasy Guitar Music Theory has helped me fill in a lot of the gaps. Seriously, buy this book if you value your sanity. Lol!

John Evans - Guitar player for 12+ years

Here's a taster of what you'll learn

Learn the Guitar Fretboard

Memorise the notes on the fretboard by using some simple steps that help you quickly unlock the musical roadmap.

Work Out Your Favourite Songs By Ear

Learn what chords sound good together, how to change key smoothly, and the sneaky methods great players use to work out songs quickly by ear.

Improve Your technique

Discover how learning the correct economic strumming and picking techniques help you to apply music theory & rapidly improve your guitar playing.

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Learn How Chords Are Created

You'll discover why knowing chord formulas such as 1-3-5 will arm you with the knowledge you need to upgrade your skills & become fluent on guitar.

Insider Pro Guitarist Tips & Tricks

Even the most unconfident and nervous bedroom guitar player can use pro methods & techniques that make their learning process easier.

Musical Intervals

Discover how understanding the building blocks of chords, scales, & melody will help you navigate the fretboard with ease and play effortlessly.

Learn The Importance of Scales

Learn how to play the Major Scale, Minor scale, Minor Pentatonic, Major Pentatonic, Blues & more. All laid out in easy to read diagrams & tablature.

Learn How To Solo and Improvise

You'll be taught how to apply scales and make them sound like music, not just exercises, enabling you to jam and improvise on the fly.

Other topics covered...

  • Basic Terminology A-Z
  • How To Read Chord Charts 
  • How to Read Tablature
  • Arpeggios
  • Circle Of Fifths
  • CAGED System
  • Key Signatures and more...

Easy to read chord charts, scale diagrams, TABs & step-by-step exercises

I was looking for a theory book not written by just another hobby guitar player as most seem to be. Easy Peasy was recommended to me by my guitar tutor in fact! Awesome! With clear explanations & exercises.

Karen Greenwood - Guitar player for 2 years

Helpful icons used in the book - because too much text can put you to sleep...Zzzz

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Pro Tip

When you see this icon in the book you're about to learn a dynamite tip, trick or nugget of gold that many guitar players go years without knowing.

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Practice Tip

This icon highlights handy smart practice tips that'll help you optimise your practice time to see quicker results: Smart practice Vs mindless practice.

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Action Exercise

When this icon pops up there's a practical action exercise for you to put the theory into action - so grab your guitar & get stuck in.

Bonus Material


“Beginner Guitarist Toolbox” book bonus downloads. These tools will suit you down to the ground and make your journey on the guitar breezier. Access them in the books’ exclusive online resource area.


'Guitar Player Toolbox' Bonus downloads include: 


1. Essential Beginner Chords Poster - Featuring 35 of the most used chords + bonus Guitar Fretboard Notes Chart (high res).
2. Blank Fretboard -
handy practice tool for you to print out and write on.
3. Blank Tablature Sheets - 
to quickly create your own TABs hassle-free.
4. Blank Practice Planner x 2 - 
printable weekly and daily guitar practice schedules to make your practice sessions super productive.

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