The Complete Guide to Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Technique & Improvisation. Spice up your playing with The Guitar Cookbook! Written by Guitar Player magazine music editor Jesse Gress, this collection of recipes for satisfying a wide variety of musical appetites is for beginning to advanced guitarists. It covers all the ingredients for cooking up great music on the guitar: music notation, tuning, intonation, rhythm, melody, scales, motifs, harmony, ear-training, technique, improvisation and much more. Players will develop a personalized musical vocabulary; learn how to apply it to many different styles; master basic guitar techniques; and let the musical ideas sizzle!