Bob Mintzer – 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Nov 23 2016

Bob Mintzer – 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Written for a wide variety of musicians, 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and to more experienced musicians. For the younger player, particular care is given to range, rhythmic figures and overall playability. The more accomplished musician will appreciate the high level of musicality, the lyrical compositions and the opportunities to improvise. Either way, the format is simple: Bob Mintzer plays and demonstrates each etude with a stellar rhythm section on the included CD. You learn each etude slowly. When ready, you play the etude with the CD accompaniment. This is a...

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Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4

Nov 22 2016

Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4

Robin Nolan The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4 PDF download. Awesome book for Gypsy Jazz fans. I’m proud of this book as it features some of my favorite Django tunes including a note for note transcription of the first chorus of his ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ solo which is a masterpiece. ‘Tears’, ‘Melodie Au Crepuscule’, and ‘Anouman’ are three of Django’s most deep and poignant ballads and I’ve written out the hip changes for all of them. This book is a heavy hitter and will give you a lot to get on with and comes highly recommended. Songs...

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Jean Marc Belkadi – Slap & Pop Technique for Guitar

Nov 21 2016

Jean Marc Belkadi – Slap & Pop Technique for Guitar

The purpose of this book is to provide a fresh perspective on the subject of funk guitar. For years, I played funk the way most guitarist do – with a pick. This sounds is certainly a staple of funk music and a must-learn for all serious funk guitarists. After becoming increasingly interested in funk bass players and the techniques they used, however, I began experimented with slap and pop techniques (commonly used with bass) in my guitar playing. Influenced by players such as Louis Johnson, Yanic Top, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten, and Cevin Eubanks, I began imitating...

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Play Acoustic Guitar With Bob Dylan

Nov 19 2016

Play Acoustic Guitar With Bob Dylan

Six classic acoustic songs from the master Bob Dylan. The book will help you play your favourite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the guitar should sound and then play-along with accompaniment from the separate backing tracks. With six blistering examples of the Dylan’s genre this is ideal for beginners or any guitarist who wants to expand their repertoire. The melody and lyrics are included in the book so you can sing along too or simply use them to help you follow. This fantastic enhanced CD allows you to adjust...

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Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Nov 17 2016

Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Andrew York is both a wonderful composer and great player. York’s compositions: they are modern, but not in a dissonant way; they are beautiful, yet sophisticated; they are pleasant, yet very engaging and emotionally complex. If you want to hear great unique classical guitar, get some Andrew York! These are wonderful compositions for solo guitar. They are intellectually stimulating and stand up to a careful listen, but also make for pleasant background music. York has put together a nice progression from classically inspired works to more free-form exercises, without getting lost in either extreme. Amazing book by an amazing...

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Wolf Marshall – 101 Must-Know Blues Licks

Nov 16 2016

Wolf Marshall – 101 Must-Know Blues Licks

Now you can add authentic blues feel and flavor to your playing! Here are 101 definitive licks – plus a demonstration CD – from every major blues guitar style, neatly organized into easy-to-use categories. They’re all here, including Delta blues, jump blues, country blues, Memphis blues, Texas blues, West Coast blues, Chicago blues, and British blues. Master all the styles and get yourself an arsenal of licks that will help you dominate your local jam session! Licks included are real life – easily recognizable lines that you can attribute to guitarist mentioned in text. Both standard notation and tablature...

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Play Guitar With B.B. King

Nov 14 2016

Play Guitar With B.B. King

Six of his greatest hits’ backing tracks specially recorded on this CD plus matching music book which features both standard and guitar tab notation of each song, plus chord symbols and complete lyrics for vocalists. Specially performed soundalike instrumental tracks simulate the original recordings. Includes Every Day I Have The Blues, The Thrill Is Gone and Woke Up This Morning. Very good sounding tracks that you can jam with. The lack of the voice track presents an almost background music atmosphere that you don’t notice until you make a conscious decision to do so. BB is all about phrasing....

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 – Cool Jazz

Nov 13 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 – Cool Jazz

Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 Cool Jazz PDF. These are proper lead sheets very similar to what would be given out to members of a big band or jazz combo. There’s no clutter—just the melody and chords which is all a musician needs. The band demonstrating the tunes, are absolutely top notch and it’s very well recorded. For anybody learning jazz, these books are the best way to learn actual jazz heads or tunes as the general public would refer to them. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning...

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Phil Capone – 100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar

Nov 12 2016

Phil Capone – 100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar

100 Killer Riffs and Fills for Rock Guitar is a beautiful, easy-to-read hardcover book with chapters on intro riffs, verse riffs, and chorus riffs, guitarists will learn to build out a song like a professional. The fills can help smooth out the music to sound polished and perfect. Different types of music like blues, classic rock, heavy metal, progressive, alternative rock, and fusion will catch the ear of any musician. Good selection of songs to choose from. This book has been written with just one objective in mind: to turn readers into proficient rock guitarists. It achieves this through...

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Steve Trovato – Country Solos for Guitar

Nov 11 2016

Steve Trovato – Country Solos for Guitar

This unique book/CD pack lets guitarists examine the solo styles of axe masters such as Chet Atkins, James Burton, Ray Flacke, Albert Lee, Scotty Moore, Roy Nichols, Jerry Reed and others. It covers techniques including hot banjo rolls, funky double stops, pedal-steel licks, open-string licks and more, in standard notation and tab with phrase-by-phrase performance notes. The CD includes full demonstrations and rhythm-only tracks. This is a really a fun, easy to use book. The solos are really very musical and not at all exercise-y. What’s better is that they’re broken down into very usable blocks that you can...

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