Written by Brett Duncan, Introducing Rhythm Guitar is a superb method book for the beginner guitarist, introducing many important concepts, and refining them with different examples and variations of techniques.
This book introduces all of the basic chords, rhythm patterns and techniques used by the world's leading guitarists. It covers major, minor, seventh, minor seventh, major seventh, major sixth, suspended and fifth chords. It also covers syncopated, triplet and sixteenth note rhythms, Bass-strum and arpeggio styles. No prior musical knowledge is required to use this book.
The accompanying CD contains demonstrations of the examples presented in this book, allowing you to hear how they should be played, as well as giving you the opportunity to play along yourself.