Vertical Truth - Chordal Mechanisms for the Guitar
is a series of method books that apply the principles of music theory to the guitar. It does not
deal with music theory in the abstract but is guitar-specific.
However, the principles learned are universal and can be applied to
Vertical Truth is not
designed as a "self-teaching" method but requires a knowledgeable
Ask yourself these questions;
Have you ever sat in a music theory class wondering what the rules of
the four-part Bach chorale style have to do with the guitar?
Have you ever heard some jazz guitarist play and wondered how anybody
could know so many chords? - Or what bizarre scale is he using that sounds so cool?
Greek to you?
If you can answer these
questions you should click on:
teachers begin here
If you cannot answer
these questions you should click on:
students begin here
By the way, there are thousands of guitar teachers out
there that cannot answer these questions. If you're one of those, go ahead
and press the "student" button - I won't tell!
Vertical Truth -
Chordal Mechanisms for the Guitar
Reviewed in Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine