Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

Mar 03 2017

Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

This “private lesson” with instructor Tom Kolb is an easy-to-use guide to the most essential chords, rhythms and strumming patterns for a huge variety of musical styles: rock, blues, jazz, country, folk, RandB, funk, soul, Latin jazz, fusion, ska, reggae and gospel! Each musical example in the book is demonstrated on the accompanying CD, backed by a full rhythm section. It is useful for the beginner and intermediate guitar player, as it lays out smart chord progressions and includes 100 well-recorded tracks covering most styles in American popular music, from folk rock to heavy rock, from country to new...

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Flavio Henrique Medeiros – Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar

Mar 02 2017

Flavio Henrique Medeiros – Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar

Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar PDF by Flavio Henrique Medeiros and Carlos Almada. Co-written by two native Brazilian guitarists, this book presents ten solos based on the most influential and best-known forms and rhythms found in Brazilian popular music: the maxixe, choro, samba, bosso, frevo, baiao, xota, afoxe, guarania, and the lambada. The authors offer a detailed analysis of each style, defining its features in terms of form, melody and rhythmic motives, and commenting upon its cultural and geographical origans, principal proponents, typical instrumental combinations, and other aspects of the style. All selections are written in standard notation and...

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Ulli Bogershausen – Easy Fingerstyle Volume 1

Mar 01 2017

Ulli Bogershausen – Easy Fingerstyle Volume 1

Ulli Bogershausen: Easy Fingerstyle – 16 melodic tunes for solo guitar. Many guitarists are looking for short, simple pieces for solo guitar. With this latest book, Ulli Bogershausen fulfils their wish. This collection consists of 16 compositions suitable for the medium level player, but which will also provide pleasure and relaxation for the more experienced guitarist. The titles are all simple and melodic, with song character, containing virtually no difficult barre chords and no 32 notes. They sound good and are relaxing and interesting to practise, but here and there will also offer the player new impulses. Ulli Bogershausen....

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Jimi Hendrix – Guitar Signature Licks Volume 2

Feb 28 2017

Jimi Hendrix – Guitar Signature Licks Volume 2

Jimi Hendrix – Volume 2: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of His Guitar Styles and Techniques (Guitar Signature Licks). Chad Johnson teaches you the riffs and solos for 12 Hendrix songs, including ‘Third Stone from the Sun,’ ‘The Star-Spangled Banner,’ and ‘Dolly Dagger.’ Note-for-note transcriptions and TAB.  Anyone looking to expand their horizons on Hendrix should pick this one up. Learn to play 12 more greatest Hendrix’s songs. 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...

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Bob Stoloff – Scat! Vocal Improvisation Techniques

Feb 27 2017

Bob Stoloff – Scat! Vocal Improvisation Techniques

A comprehensive approach to vocal improvisation with rhythmic and melodic exercises, transcribed solos, vocal bass lines and drum grooves, syllable articulation etudes, and more. The CD includes call response exercises, demonstration solos by the author and sing-along chord pattern in Latin, jazz and hip-hop styles with rhythm section accompaniment. The lessons are clear and sequential. Many are modeled on the included CD. Students find the exercises fun and challenging and learn to overcome the inhibitions involved with vocal improvisation. Contents: A History of Scat Rhythmic Considerations Melodic Considerations Melodic Solos Vocal Bass Lines Vocal Drum Articulation Solo A Cappella...

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Manfred Schmitz – Basic Ragtime for Piano

Feb 26 2017

Manfred Schmitz – Basic Ragtime for Piano

Manfred Schmitz Bausteine Ragtime Fur Klavier PDF. The book in German and English. The Basic Series aims to give both young pianists and adults interested in the style practical advice on the basic techniques needed for composition and improvisation within the given srtle. In the Beginner’s corner typical phrases are presented and developed in a study piece, the Beginner’s Rag. The Compositions include a wealth of additional phrases and fragments whose musical combination and interaction, along with other details, help to make playing Ragtime a real joy, whilst allowing the performer freely to develop his or her own creativity....

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Eric Paschal – Contemporary Acoustic Guitar

Feb 25 2017

Eric Paschal – Contemporary Acoustic Guitar

This book/CD is designed to show you the essential techniques for acoustic guitar playing. While it serves as an excellent source for the beginning guitarist, it can help players of all levels widen their skills with techniques such as fingerstyle playing, Travis and bluegrass-style picking, alternate and open tunings and new chord sounds. The examples in the book are varies: some can be played with a flatpick, and others are intended to be played fingerstyle. Some examples may be played in either fashion. Experiment and see what sounds best for you! Most examples are written both in music notation...

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Chuck Archard – Building Bass Lines

Feb 24 2017

Chuck Archard – Building Bass Lines

This book teaches everything you need to know to create great bass lines. An easy-to-use, step-by-step approach to basic theory is given as a foundation, and then the essential styles-and many styles within each style-are explored from the bass point of view. Learn how the bass fits into the group, the important bass techniques for each style and even what tempos to expect. Bass players, arrangers and composers alike will love the hundreds of tips and sample bass lines. A CD demonstrating all the examples and for playing along is available. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 96 pages...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6 – 11

Feb 23 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6 – 11

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 6: Charlie Parker – All Bird. Intermediate/Advanced. The essence of modern music is Bebop; considered by many to be the most important music of the 20th century. This set...

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Beginning Solo Guitar – First Jazz Standards

Feb 22 2017

Beginning Solo Guitar – First Jazz Standards

First Jazz Standards. The songs in this book are arranged in “chord-melody” style. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one full-sounding arrangement that can be played with a pick or fingers by beginning players. Lyrics are also included. This songbook features the favourites Georgia on My Mind, Moon River, Satin Doll, Night and Day and more. Level: From Beginner to Advanced. Jazz is a form of western music involving the fusion of traditional european and african (rhythmic) styles. Jazz is quite syncopated and fairly easily improvisable. Jazz could be considered a descendant of Ragtime, and a predecessor of...

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