About Don J MacLean

Don J MacLeanDon J. MacLean is one of the world’s leading authorities on accelerated learning systems for guitar-with students using his methods in more than 60 countries worldwide.

Don is an active freelance guitarist, composer and educator. His musical training includes studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Humber College, and York University, where he obtained his B.A. (Dbl. Hons. Maj.) in music and psychology.

His twenty-plus years of teaching, performing and composing have made Don a highly sought-after expert for workshops, seminars and master classes.

Don J. MacLean is the author of more than 60 books including:









The World of Scales Improviser Superset for Guitar


The World of Scales Improviser Superset for all Instruments


Guitar Essentials: Chord Master



Guitar Essentials: Scale Master 1



Guitar Essentials: Improviser


Guitar Essentials: Chord and Scale Master Series


Guitar Essentials: Music Theory


Music Essentials: Improviser




Absolute Essentials of Guitar




Quick Tips: Guitar Technique 101


Quick Tips: Basic Guitar Chords 101


Fit Fingers Book 1


Fit Fingers Book 2



Mega Chops: Mozart for Pick-Style Guitar


Mega Chops: Bach for Pick-Style Guitar


Mega Chops: Corelli for Pick-Style Guitar


Mega Chops: Vivaldi for Pick-Style Guitar


Top 100 Most Popular Guitar Chords of All Time


Liquid Guitar: How to Master Hammer-ons and Pull-offs