Michael Horowitz – Gypsy Picking

Jan 10 2017

Michael Horowitz – Gypsy Picking

Play faster, louder, and with better tone by learning the rest-stroke picking technique used by Django Reinhardt, Stochelo Rosenberg, Bireli Lagrene, and Fapy Lafertin. In this book you’ll learn: Proper body and hand positions; The Rest-stroke picking technique; Fifteen picking patterns; Thirty of the most commonly used phrases; A minor blues solo packed with Django’s favorite ideas; History of Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy guitarists. The book is organized into four sections. Part I, “Gypsy Jazz,” provides historical information about Gypsy jazz and the Rest-stroke picking technique employed by Gypsy guitarists. Part II, “Fundamentals,” explains proper body positions and...

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Stuart Clayton – Ultimate Slap Bass: Beginner Level

Jan 09 2017

Stuart Clayton – Ultimate Slap Bass: Beginner Level

Ultimate Slap Bass Beginner Level – Bass Techniques Book 1. Ultimate Slap Bass is one of the most popular books ever written on the slap bass technique. In this book, the first in the series of three, the technique is covered from the absolute basics. The book starts with basic slapping and popping technique and moves on to cover ghost notes, using hammer-ons and pull-offs. It also covers popular scales and modes for the slap technique and includes a detailed history of the slap bass technique. There are 63 exercises in this book and all have free backing tracks...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 21 – Rodgers And Hart Classics

Jan 08 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 21 – Rodgers And Hart Classics

Jazz Play-Along Volume 21 – Rodgers And Hart Classics PDF. The music is very good with a mix of slow and upbeat tempo numbers. The keys are very manageable covering concert, Bb and Eb pitched instruments. The book comes with a CD and there are two tracks per piece. One with the full demonstration including the melody and one to solo over. The format is melody with chords followed by a chord only section to improvise over. A fabulous collection of classic show numbers by the masters of musicals and film! For use with all B flat, E flat...

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John Levan – Guitar Setup, Maintenance & Repair

Jan 07 2017

John Levan – Guitar Setup, Maintenance & Repair

This guide will use photographs, diagrams and sketches made by the author and some provided by various manufacturers to teach how to clean, condition, adjust the action and properly intonate your acoustic guitar, as well as: John’s trade secrets on hand-carving bone nuts and bridge saddles, wiring and fretwork. John has also included a chapter on identifying and diagnosing problem guitars. It even includes a forward written by Bob Taylor of Taylor Guitars. This book is perfect to teach a beginner or a reference for the guitar repair professional. Visuals and information, whether or not you would ever do...

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Jam With Whitesnake (Tab Book)

Jan 06 2017

Jam With Whitesnake (Tab Book)

Jam With Whitesnake features superb quality, live recorded backing tracks plus note-for-note Tabs to eight Whitesnake classics. The original lineup of David Coverdale’s Whitesnake were one of the the great exponents of earthy blues-rock in the ’70s and their individual style of melodic rock gave them commercial success through the ’80s. The lineup has included everything from the soulful melodic duo of Mickey Moody and Bernie Marsden to the guitar pyrotechnics of Steve Vai. This guitar workshop is a powerful learning tool that will help you extend your stockpile of licks and fills and develop your improvisational skills. The...

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Classical Guitar Wedding

Jan 05 2017

Classical Guitar Wedding

Classical Guitar Wedding 16 favorites. Perfect for players hired to perform for someone’s big day, this songbook features 16 classical wedding favorites arranged for solo guitar in standard notation and tablature. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in performing solo classical guitar for weddings. The arrangements, fingering and chord voicings are simple yet eloquent. Some of the arrangement are simply wonderful. Some parts, however, could be more complete to give a fuller sound. Songs include: Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring Minuet Air On The G String Recuerdos De La Alhambra Concerto in D Major Prelude No. I...

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Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 5

Jan 04 2017

Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 5

Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 5 PDF download. The RNT books have become an essential item in any guitarists gigbag wishing to learn the Gypsy Jazz style. They cover all the great tunes played by Django that are the standard repertoire for anyone playing this genre of music. Their main advantage over many other books is their accompanying CD which firstly gets you in tune and then takes you along with Robin Nolan and Paul Meader as they play the melody for you, then the melody drops out and they carry on playing the backing rhythm for...

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Robert B. Yelin – Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar

Jan 03 2017

Robert B. Yelin – Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar

Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar: 35 Chord Melody Arrangements in Standard Notation and Tablature. The series of books “For Solo Guitar” are NOT instructional books. They are NOT play along with the CD books. They are NOT books for jamming with others. What they are are very accurate and rich arrangements of the great jazz classics from the 20’s through the 50’s. The original keys are preserved. The player moves from one 4 or 5 note chord to the next with each melody note and it is not unusual to go from the 3rd position to the 10th in...

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Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

Jan 02 2017

Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

The Art of Solo Fingerpicking: How to Play Alternating-Bass Fingerstyle Guitar Solos PDF. Mark Hanson’s focused method includes an instructional and accompaniment CD, 14 solos, and measure-by-measure instruction. It also features standard notation and tablature, tunes and exercises played at slow and performance speed, and detailed, thorough instruction for numerous different styles and techniques. This is volume 2 of Mark Hanson’s The Art of Travis-Style Picking, one of the best starter manuals for would-be fingerpickers, and it picks up where that excellent book/CD left off. Most of the compositions are by Hanson; if you love Fahey, Kottke, Ackerman, de...

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Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Dec 31 2016

Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Twelve jazz classics specially arranged for solo piano by Stephen Duro. The piano has clearly been a wildly popular instrument ever since its first introduction to the music scene, as both a solo instrument and an accompaniment. Its instant popularity led to a massive influx of solo piano pieces being written – some a violent explosion of color and motion, others a slow, melodic meditation. Some pieces were less than a minute in duration and some hours long (in fact, there was a rumor circulating recently as to the existence of a post-modern piece whereupon one note is played...

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