What is AUG ?

What Is The Absolutely Understand Guitar Lessons Program?

The Absolutely Understand Guitar lessons web site provides you with access to Scotty West's video guitar lessons series. You can purchase the complete DVD set or check out Scotty's free introductory guitar lessons right here on the site.

We also provide articles for both beginner and advanced guitarists, offering tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your guitar playing. If your guitar playing has hit a wall or you're tired of not getting it, check out Scotty's articles for some inspiration or drop him a line for a one to one session.

Learn To Play Guitar From A Pro

Scotty West has been playing guitar for 45 years, and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) under his belt from the prestigious Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, Connecticut. With more than 25 years teaching experience, Scotty is the go-to guy for taking your guitar skills to the next level.

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The complete home study package, including 32 video guitar lessons on DVD and all printed support material in hard copy — handbook, complete fingering encyclopedia and Scotty's famous musical sliderule.

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The complete home study print-it-yourself package, including 32 video guitar lessons on DVD. Print your own support material from our CD and save 25%.

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to learn left handed 

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and well organized ... 
infinitely accessible"

Mike Moore 
- Williamsburg, VA, USA


"I must say 
I've never heard
anyone explain 
music and the 
guitar in such 
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way ... very 

Craig Dobyski 
- Westminster, MD, USA


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that your program 
will make a better 
musician of me. I 
can't tell you how 
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see and understand 
now. It's kind of like
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for the first time."


Ed McNevin 
- Streamwood, IL, USA


"I was actually 
laughing because 
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I never viewed a DVD 
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in 1 hour."


John Cipriano 
- Hamilton, NJ, USA


"Thank you for an 
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I did have a lot of 
doubt when I 
purchased it. 
Your course is 
well well worth 
the money. You 
could have even 
charged more!"


Tuan Nguyen 
- Chicago, IL, USA



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