German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Nov 09 2016

German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Shredding the Composers: Heavy Metal Guitar Meets 8 of the World’s Greatest Classical Composers. Some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music of all time was written during the baroque, classical, and romantic periods by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Many of these exciting musical works are perfect for shredders of any era and take on a whole new life when adapted for heavy metal guitar. This collection of 10 classical masterpieces for shred guitar provides theoretical analysis to help you apply what you learn to your own compositions and soloing. Every piece features innovative techniques...

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Jean Marc Belkadi – Advanced Scale Concepts and Licks for Guitar

Nov 08 2016

Jean Marc Belkadi – Advanced Scale Concepts and Licks for Guitar

This Musicians Institute Private Lessons edition is an advanced exploration of guitar scale concepts – a complete resource for applying pentatonic, harmonic minor, melodic minor, whole tone and diminished scales. Expert instructor Jean Marc Belkadi reveals the secrets to creating interesting, over-the-top phrases ideal for use in solos and big-riffs! A CD of demonstration tracks is included. The ideas introduced in this book are exciting and very exotic or jazzy sounding. It’s super easy to understand given you know your regular scale formulas, this book is amazing because it spells everything out for you in half and whole step...

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Easy Guitar Play-Along – Rock Guitar Classics

Nov 07 2016

Easy Guitar Play-Along – Rock Guitar Classics

Easy Guitar Play-Along – Rock Guitar Classics. Great collection of songs: has both tab and standard notation. 10 songs in various guitar tunings: Standard tuning, Open G, Drop D, Open E. Also, White Room and Wild Night have their recordings switched on the CD – not a big deal, but you’ll have to remember which one you really want. The Easy Guitar Play-Along Series has everything you need to play your favorite songs and sound like a pro! These full-tab arrangements sound just like the artists’ recordings. Listen to the demo tracks featuring full vocals then jam with a...

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Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of John Coltrane

Nov 06 2016

Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of John Coltrane

Saxophonist John Coltrane was one of the most innovative, creative, and influential jazz artists of the 20th Century. Both stylistically and harmonically, he opened doors for others to follow. This book will focus on the first period of Coltrane’s career, when he was with Miles Davis, and the jazz vocabulary he used. First, to help the student better understand Coltrane’s bebop style of improvising, the authors discuss the use of guide tones, bebop scales, three to flat nine, targeting, and other techniques. Then the text presents numerous one-, two-, and three-measure jazz lines in Coltrane’s style grouped by the...

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Play Guitar with Great Twin-Lead Solos

Nov 05 2016

Play Guitar with Great Twin-Lead Solos

Play guitar with the CD backing tracks, the matching music book… and a friend! This unique songbook includes five classic rock songs featuring two lead guitar parts in notes and tab. The backing tracks on the CD are mixed to allow one or two guitarists to play along with the songs. Includes songs by: Fleetwood Mac, the Beatles, Steely Dan, Thin Lizzy, and Boston. The CD includes three different mixes of the specially recorded backing tracks for each song. A full demo with guitars lets you hear how these great twin-lead songs should sound, and the backing track without...

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Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 50’s Hits

Nov 04 2016

Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 50’s Hits

This is a fabulous collection of 50s Hits all arranged for Easy Piano. Each one’s a classic that will take you back to the days of flares and platforms! This is a great book – Invaluable to teachers and students alike. Complete With Chord Symbols and Lyrics. Wonderful collection of 60’s hits – Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 60’s Hits. Contents: All I Have To Do Is Dream (The Everly Brothers) Bye, Bye, Love (The Everly Brothers) C’est si Bon (Eartha Kitt) Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend (Marilyn Monroe) Diana (Paul Anka) Fever (Peggy Lee) Great Balls...

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Best Of Foo Fighters – Guitar Signature Licks

Nov 03 2016

Best Of Foo Fighters – Guitar Signature Licks

In this great book/CD pack, Troy Stetina, the senior editor of GuitarOne magazine, provides complete lessons, detailed performance notes, and a step-by-step breakdown of the Foos’ guitar styles and techniques. Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique to the band or artist: the sounds which have led the band or artist to be recognizable by their...

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The Frank Gambale Technique Book 1

Nov 01 2016

The Frank Gambale Technique Book 1

This is an excellent book for anyone who is serious about learning to play guitar.  Gambale breaks everything down into chord types. Minor 7, major 7, unaltered dominant 7, altered dominant 7, minor 7 (b5), diminished. He attacks each chord type with several soloing approaches. He lists and gives examples of appropriate modes, arpeggios, pentatonics that can be used over that specific chord type. This book also comes with a CD containing samples of each exercise as well as a couple short songs that Gambale has put together. I’m not a big fan of the effects he uses while...

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Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Blues Guitar Instrumentals

Oct 31 2016

Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Blues Guitar Instrumentals

In this set of audio lessons, Stefan Grossman teaches six fingerpicking blues guitar solos. The three compact discs feature note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction of the music featured in the book. In addition to instruction for the arrangements of Tribute to Lonnie Johnson (in Drop D tuning) and Dollar Town that appear in the book, Lesson One includes two special tracks of Lonnie Johnson performing two tunes. Lesson Two teaches Yazoo Basin Boogie in Drop D tuning and Religious Trainfare Blues in standard tuning. Lesson Three presents Blues for the Mann and Lemon’s Jump, tributes to two great blues men. All...

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Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Oct 30 2016

Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). At a young age this German composer would demonstrate his tremendous ability and, in time, be recognized as one of the supremely great musicians of the world. To his contemporaries, he was known primarily as an organist, and a century was to pass before he would be recognized as a composer. Bach transformed the conventional structures of Preludes and Fugues. While helping to improve technique and develop the ear, learning these J.S. Bach pieces will open up a whole new world of phrasing for the aspiring player. This streamlined volume contains 10 pieces by J.S....

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