Mark Harrison – Smooth Jazz Piano

May 16 2017

Mark Harrison – Smooth Jazz Piano

Mark Harrison Smooth Jazz Piano PDF. Keyboard Style Series. The heart and soul of this book are the great short exercises and extended compositions that are excellently rendered on the included CD. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 of this book drip smooth jazz just the way you hear it on the radio. It is very helpful to see this beautiful music written out and to hear it on the CD. Harrison illustrates each new playing technique with a very musical example that is fun to practice. He ties it all together with seven beautiful but practical compositions in the...

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John Dowland Fantasien

May 15 2017

John Dowland Fantasien

John Dowland Fantasien PDF. 12 Fantasien. This book is the first volume of a many-volumed edition of the works of John Dowland in practical arrangements for the guitar. We wish to offer the interested guitarist a selection of works which goes far beyond those presently available on the market, at the same time including several lesser-known works as well. The main criteria for our transcriptions have been the greatest possible fidelity to the text in connection with arrangements which are musically and guitaristically as convincing as possible. Format: PDF, 45 pages   Download John Dowland Fantasien free and other...

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Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

May 14 2017

Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

Rock, country, and blues and nine great styles – are arranged in a variation of styles and tempos to give readers the excitement of playing on location with a live band. Plus, the book offers personal instruction on how to use pentatonic scales. How to improvise lead lines over chord progressions and never play bad notes! The audio companion demonstrates all musical examples with full band back-up. Even if you don’t read music, this book will be very helpful. Easy to understand. Explains relationships of scales and chords. Presents a logical way to learn these relationships for all scales...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 27 – Great Jazz Standards

May 13 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 27 – Great Jazz Standards

Jazz Play-Along Volume 27 Great Jazz Standards PDF. The Jazz Play Along Series is the Ultimate learning tool for all Jazz Musicians. With this volume, learn to play along with 10 of the best Jazz Standards. Using the CD of professional rhythm and backing tracks; with unimposing and musician friendly lead sheets and melody cues, this is an easy going and enjoyable method. In addition, an advancement in technology has enabled the split-track CD allowing you to play with a full stereo accompaniment or remove various elements from the mix such as the bass or piano parts! Now it...

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Steve Mansfield – 1001 Drum Grooves

May 12 2017

Steve Mansfield – 1001 Drum Grooves

This book presents 1001 drumset beats played in a variety of musical styles, past and present. It’s ideal for beginners seeking a well-organized, easy-to-follow encyclopedia of drum grooves, as well as consummate professionals who want to bring their knowledge of various drum styles to new heights. Author Steve Mansfield presents: rock and funk grooves, blues and jazz grooves, ethnic grooves, Afro-Cuban and Caribbean grooves, and much more. For those who are beginning set players, this book is invaluable. Every page includes rhythm patterns that vary only slightly from one line to another. Thus, the pace is slow enough to...

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Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

May 11 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

Rev. Gary Davis is the real thing. The authentic blind-seer. He is a genius with a brightly burning spirit, enormous musical intelligence, technical brilliance, an encyclopedic memory, driving passion, deep faith, a raunchy and gracious sense of humor. He (1896-1972) was born black in deep poverty in South Carolina, blind from an early age. He overcame these longest of odds to become world famous, a giant of American music. He brought together black and white styles, country gospel, folk themes, blues, jazz, ragtime, minstrel songs, dance tunes and popular song. He developed his own brilliant fingerpicking style that was...

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Complete Django: The Ultimate Django Book

May 10 2017

Complete Django: The Ultimate Django Book

For the first time, all 81 themes and melodies by Django Reinhardt appear in a single collection written in notation and tablature with diagrams of the exact chord voicings played by Django. In addition to the music, this landmark collection includes generous performance and historical notes plus anecdotes and previously unreleased photographs, playbills and illustrations in what is surely the definitive collection for the Django and Gypsy jazz fan! Bi-lingual book with text in French and English. This is an unique and exceptional (as well as expensive) Django song book. To understand Django’s style, you’ve got to listen to...

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Wolf Marshall – Power Studies 2

May 08 2017

Wolf Marshall – Power Studies 2

Here’s an exciting new learning tool – the Power Studies books from the Wolf Marshall Guitar Method. Each book contains songs carefully chosen to reinforce the concepts learned in the Method, and to help you build on that foundation. You’ll find complete performance notes for each song to help you get the right sounds, not just the right notes. And the songs are all cross-referenced to the Method. POWER UP AND PLAY! The Power Studies books are companion songbooks to the Wolf Marshall Guitar Method. Featuring completely transcribed songs from Judas Priest, Police, Kiss, Guns ‘N Roses and many...

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David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

May 07 2017

David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

A much heralded jazz practice method from leading educator/performer David Baker. David condenses a wealth of experience and knowledge into practice-specific ideas and exercises for all musicians. Subjects covered include practice goals, techniques and strategies, hearing, transcribing, playing with play-a-longs and “actual” recordings, tune memorization, self evaluation and much more. For any C, Eb, Bb, or bass instrument. Intermediate, advanced. This is not a book filled with licks. It is a book filled with concepts that you apply to your own, or standards, or be-bop. It is a good book, but hard work. There is a lot of work...

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Richie Zellon – 20th Century Jazz Guitar

May 06 2017

Richie Zellon – 20th Century Jazz Guitar

Richie Zellon 20th Century Jazz Guitar PDF. Selected phrases by its most influential artists. The initial purpose of this collection which is to provide brief samples of each stylistic era within the evolution of jazz guitar. There are a few favorites from the Swing Era, the Bebop Era, the Post-Bop Era, the Fusion Era and others. Jazz is a language with a unique grammar, somewhat functionally similar to that of a non musical language. This collection of phrases is meant to provide the student with a glimpse into the creative mind of each artist when analyzing the melodic composition...

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