Julien Bitoun is an accomplished self-taught musician, composer, music theorist, speaker and guitar teacher at iMusic School. He is the author of Strange Brew, a 100-year history of rock music, his albums include Chicken & Waffles and Tea and Biscuits. He also contributes to several guitar and music magazines. His blog is www.guitareobsession.com (also on Soundcloud). He lives in Paris, surrounded by many guitars.
Guitarists are, naturally, inspired by guitar heroes through the
ages, which in turn might inspire the choice to play a certain type
of guitar. This book bridges the gap between those heroes and their
guitars of choice, detailing elements of their playing and tone,
respectively. This book also covers genre and style cues,
amplifiers, pedals, and more.-- (11/08/2019)
This title will delight rock guitar aficionados with its attention to detail and gorgeous color artwork. It will satisfy guitar gearheads with discussions of the finer points of hardware but can also serve as a jumping-off point to discover new favorites--there's enough variety here for any teen to learn something new. A solid choice for libraries serving music history buffs, a browsable volume for general interest shelves, and good starting place for reports.-- (01/02/2019)