Phill Dixon and Chris Jones, creators of the new Riff Notes series from Hal Leonard, sat down with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, for a lovely discussion about guitar basics!

Onstage and Backstage


About the Book Acoustic Guitar Basics, Electric Guitar Basics and Guitar Strings Basics are all part of the new Riff Notes series from Phill Dixon and Chris Jones. Designed to easily fit in guitar cases or gig bags, these booklets introduce the guitar world with simplified terminology and explanations, practical applications and tips, and are written in an easy and conversational tone to engage the reader. Perfect for both novice and experienced players alike, the series includes shopping advice, fun facts, and trivia to engage readers of any playing level.

Electric Guitar Basics   Amazon    BarnesandNoble    IndieBound

Acoustic Guitar Basics   Amazon    BarnesandNoble    IndieBound

Guitar Strings Basics   Amazon    BarnesandNoble    IndieBound

Phill Dixon and Chris Jones (Tacoma, Washington) joined Guitar Center in 2006.  Phill bought his first guitar at age 15 and Chris picked it up at age 12.  Phill studied and tutored music theory in college and holds a B.A. in English Literature from Pacific Lutheran University.  Chris has long hair and drinks expensive beer.

About this Podcast A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

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