Play Guitar With Alanis Morissette

Jan 16 2017

Play Guitar With Alanis Morissette

A Canadian singer who has a powerful singing voice and has written some pretty amazing songs. Her most well-known hit is ‘Ironic’ and the album people remember her by is ‘Jagged Little Pill’. Eight great hits from Alanis Morissette, specially arranged so that you can play or sing along and perform just like the original recordings. Play guitar and sing along with the specially recorded CD backing tracks of eight great songs. The matching music book features both standard and guitar tab notation of each song, plus chord symbols and complete lyrics for vocalists. Songs include: All I Really...

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Maria Martinez – Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset

Jan 15 2017

Maria Martinez – Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset

Enter the realm of darkness and learn the deepest secrets of playing serious metal rhythms. Covered are power chords, riffs, evil intervals, muting & picking techniques, heavy chord, and more. Through lessons, live performances with a band, and hand-percussion instruction, instructor Maria Martinez demonstrates a wide range of Afro-Cuban rhythms, coordination, and improvisational techniques. Martinez’s skill is fully displayed in several hands-on demos, which cover the following styles: Mozambique, Nanigo, Songo, and Mambo; cowbell and ride cymbal variations; studies to develop left-foot clave; ostinatos, rhythm studies, 2-bar phrases; and much more! The CD features 40 full-band tracks with demos...

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Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps: Slide Guitar

Jan 14 2017

Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps: Slide Guitar

A must for every slide guitarist, this book/CD pack teaches how to: play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of slide guitar styles using moveable scale patterns, common licks and slide techniques; play in open G tuning, open D tuning, open A tuning, open E tuning, and standard tuning; and more. The book features easy-to-follow diagrams and instruction for beginning to advanced players, and the CD includes 47 demonstration tracks.A must for every slide guitarist, this book/CD pack teaches how to: play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key;...

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Steve Siktberg – John Dowland for Classic Guitar

Jan 13 2017

Steve Siktberg – John Dowland for Classic Guitar

Original John Downland Lute Solos Transcribed for Classic Guitar. Composed by Steve Siktberg. For years, classical guitarists have enjoyed playing the lute music of the English composer, John Dowland (1563-1626). Forty of his beautiful compositions are included in this volume. The book is intended for the guitarist with intermediate to advanced fingerstyle technique, and can be played on both nylon and steel string instruments. In order to help capture the unique character of Dowland’s music, renaissance lute tuning (capo on the third fret with the G string tuned to F sharp) is used throughout. The pieces progress more or...

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Easy Ukulele Play-Along – Hard Rock For Ukulele

Jan 12 2017

Easy Ukulele Play-Along – Hard Rock For Ukulele

The arrangements, featuring ukulele TAB of the original guitar parts, are true to the artists’ recordings. This book includes an enhanced demonstration CD, plus full music transcriptions with TAB, lyrics, and chords to 10 classic songs. The recordings on the provided CD demonstrate how these ukulele renditions are supposed to sound. And if you use the CD in your computer to access the TNT (Tone ‘N’ Tempo) Changer, you can hear three versions of each song: the full-performance ukulele recording, a version without vocals so you can hear the ukulele parts more clearly, and a version without ukulele so...

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Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

Jan 11 2017

Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

In this book/CD pack, Dale Turner, teaches invaluable intros, endings and turnarounds that all the pros know and use, in jazz, blues, rock and country styles. The book includes examples in standard notation and tab, and the CD features 99 demonstration tracks. It has value for all levels. There is nothing like a good intro or ending. They are classified by style which makes them especially valuable. Take example the old classic western “El Paso”. By applying Turners intro’s and endings in D you can have your very own, personalized styling that will sound unique and appropriate to lovers...

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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

A fabulous collection of classic show numbers by the masters of musicals and film! For use with all B flat, E flat and C instruments, the The Jazz Play Along Series is the ultimate learning tool for all Jazz musicians. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were a renowned and respected songwriting duo between the years of 1919 and 1943, writing 38 professional shows and films. Rodgers wrote the music after the words of Hart, creating catchy and infectious melodies to match the witty lyricism and wordplay. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues and other split track choices on the...

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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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