Play Guitar With The Beatles

May 29 2016

Play Guitar With The Beatles

Some greatest hits by The Beatles, arranged in guitar TAB and standard notation, with chord symbols and full lyrics. 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. Good tabs to a lot of Beatles favourites – and good quality CD. Not for absolute beginners as many of the Beatles early hits are quite fast tempo. The soundalike CD is good as it has more clarity than the originals which...

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Jim Holland – The Complete Book Of Drum Fills

May 28 2016

Jim Holland – The Complete Book Of Drum Fills

This book came about because of several reasons to fill several needs. Playing musical drum fills and solos in tempo, has been one of the most challenging problems facing the elementary drummer. This is why a systematic approach to learning both drum fills and solos is essential. This book contains beat fill combinations from basic to advanced levels. It is a comprehensive learning guide with hundreds of fill and solo ideas. Loads of stuff for the beginner up to the experienced kit player. Breaks it all down into manageable chunks that are easy to learn and add into any...

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Robert Calva – Blues/Rock Soloing for Guitar

May 26 2016

Robert Calva – Blues/Rock Soloing for Guitar

There is a good amount of licks from different styles and the integration of the licks into the tracks on the CD are really good. There is a nice variety of songs and some basic scale and music theory. It takes you through about 10 or 11 mainly blues based tracks. First the major licks for each piece are explained with some theory. Then the whole solo is played with both a rhythm only and rhythm with lead tracks. Further additional theory/explanation is give prior to each major solo. The author is obviously a great guitar player and draws...

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Jean-Christophe Hoarau – La Guitare Tzigane

May 25 2016

Jean-Christophe Hoarau – La Guitare Tzigane

An overview of Gypsy guitar styles from France, Hungary, Romania, etc. The various traditions encompassed by the term gypsy music, almost always include similar instruments such as the violin, accordion, guitar, double bass or cimbalom. This traditional use of string instruments should be put into the perspective of Indo-European musical traditions in general. Gypsy musicians have developed a very particular style for each instrument they play, often combining extreme speed and improvisations ornamented with trills and appoggiaturas. In this music, the guitar is generally an accompaniment instrument, even if it is not unusual to hear it play themes or...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 10 – Disney Classics

May 24 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 10 – Disney Classics

For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along Series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Alice In...

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Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Scott Joplin for Guitar

May 22 2016

Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Scott Joplin for Guitar

A collection of ten transcriptions for the guitar of classic rags by Scott Joplin, the greatest and most inspired of all ragtime composers. The works selected for this volume are an excellent cross-sampling of Joplin’s rags. Scott Joplin was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later titled The King of Ragtime. During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the Maple Leaf Rag, became ragtime’s first and most influential hit, and has been recognized as the archetypal rag....

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Craig Dobbins – More Fingerstyle Hymns

May 21 2016

Craig Dobbins – More Fingerstyle Hymns

Complete note-for-note transcriptions of nineteen best-loved hymns and gospel songs, all arranged and played by Craig Dobbins. All songs are fully transcribed in standard notation and tablature, plus performance notes and background information on each song. Craig Dobbins’ beautifully played and richly harmonized arrangements sound so perfect on the guitar, you wonder why every church doesn’t retire its organist and hire a really good fingerpicker. Craig Dobbins is not only a fine guitarist but is equally gifted as an arranger. Songs include: Amazing Grace And Can It Be Are You Washed in the Blood? Blessed Assurance Christ the Lord...

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Steve Grieve – Getting Into Blues Guitar

May 20 2016

Steve Grieve – Getting Into Blues Guitar

Intended for beginning to intermediate level players, this blues guitar tutorial offers progressive lessons addressing chords, comping, scales, phrasing, and solo improvising. The book’s numerous musical examples and tunes are written in both standard notation and guitar tablature as well as in chord grids when justified. All examples appear on the book’s companion CD, recorded on electric guitar only. Helpful practice tips and suggestions for further reading and listening are provided. The author methodically introduces the student to authentic blues styles and techniques, referring to specific artists, recordings and periods in the development and evolution of modern blues guitar...

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The Wolf Marshall Guitar Method – Basics 1

May 19 2016

The Wolf Marshall Guitar Method – Basics 1

This first book launches you straight into a hands-on contemporary approach to learning the basics of both guitar and music. The essential visual element of shapes and patterns on the fingerboard unlock the secret to successful and creative playing. You’ll learn exciting power chords, strum patterns, riffs, guitar techniques like muting and string bending, and 12 bar blues progression. All presented with contemporary music examples and figures (from rockabilly to hard rock). In addition, you’ll gain essential musical knowledge from the basics of notation (including tablature and grids), rhythm and meter and intervals transposition. Special Playing Tips and Music...

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Play Guitar With The Stone Roses

May 18 2016

Play Guitar With The Stone Roses

Play guitar on seven of The Stone Roses’ greatest hits with these specially recorded CD backing tracks plus matching music book. The music book features both guitar tab and standard notation of each song, plus complete lyrics. The CD contains two specially recorded backing tracks of each song. The first is a full demo with guitar, showing you how it should sound, and a backing for vocals. The second is a backing track without guitar for you to play along with on your guitar. Both versions are without vocals and have instrumental cues so you can sing along too,...

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