Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

Jan 02 2017

Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

The Art of Solo Fingerpicking: How to Play Alternating-Bass Fingerstyle Guitar Solos PDF. Mark Hanson’s focused method includes an instructional and accompaniment CD, 14 solos, and measure-by-measure instruction. It also features standard notation and tablature, tunes and exercises played at slow and performance speed, and detailed, thorough instruction for numerous different styles and techniques. This is volume 2 of Mark Hanson’s The Art of Travis-Style Picking, one of the best starter manuals for would-be fingerpickers, and it picks up where that excellent book/CD left off. Most of the compositions are by Hanson; if you love Fahey, Kottke, Ackerman, de...

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Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Dec 31 2016

Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Twelve jazz classics specially arranged for solo piano by Stephen Duro. The piano has clearly been a wildly popular instrument ever since its first introduction to the music scene, as both a solo instrument and an accompaniment. Its instant popularity led to a massive influx of solo piano pieces being written – some a violent explosion of color and motion, others a slow, melodic meditation. Some pieces were less than a minute in duration and some hours long (in fact, there was a rumor circulating recently as to the existence of a post-modern piece whereupon one note is played...

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Best Of George Benson – Guitar Signature Licks

Dec 30 2016

Best Of George Benson – Guitar Signature Licks

Best Of George Benson PDF and CD mp3. Wolf Marshall has been industriously turning out transcriptions and re-recordings of major jazz guitarists’. “Best of George Benson” is one of his early efforts in this vein, and has since been joined by works on Wes Montgomery, Charlie Christian, Grant Green and Joe Pass. Learn and explore the music of one of the most respected and pioneering jazz guitar players of our time. Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favorite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a...

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Chris Hunt – Blues By The Bar

Dec 29 2016

Chris Hunt – Blues By The Bar

Cool Riffs That Sound Great over Each Portion of the Blues Progression. If you’re a guitarist who’s learned the pentatonic scale up and down the neck but still asks, During a solo, how do I know what to play and when to play it, then this book is for you. Its goal is to give you a variety of great blues licks that you can put together bar by bar to create a complete blues solo. Covers: the 12-bar blues progression, cool riffs, complete solos and more. The CD features Music Minus Me tracks that let you play along...

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Tim Quinn – 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar

Dec 28 2016

Tim Quinn – 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar

Tim Quinn Fluid Pentatonics for Guitar 84 Melodic Studies for Rock Guitar is a comprehensive manual for developing blistering pentatonic motion that moves freely over the entire fretboard, using position-shifting slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs for speed and fluidity. Emphasis is on overcoming the restrictive nature of traditional pentatonic box scale fingerings by developing pathways that continually shift between and connect the five pentatonic boxes. Complete whole-neck control is developed through an extensive series of repeating melodic exercises and etudes. Section One presents 35 sequential whole-neck studies, each of which spans the range of twelve frets, thus unlocking virtually every...

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John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

Dec 27 2016

John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

Jazzin’ the Blues: A Complete Guide to Learning Jazz-Blues Guitar. Take your playing to the next level with this comprehensive jazz-blues guitar instructional book/CD pack. With 15 hands-on lessons you will be immersed in the realm of jazz blues, learning to both improvise and comp with full-band play-along CD tracks and step-by-step instruction. The well-planned lesson style and organized design of this thorough source will have you jazzin’ the blues in no time! Jazzin’ the Blues an excellent resource for taking the blues to the next level. Stuffed into 100 pages is an incredible amount of material that will...

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Craig Dobbins – 5-String Banjo Styles For 6-String Guitar

Dec 26 2016

Craig Dobbins – 5-String Banjo Styles For 6-String Guitar

This book/CD set presents six complete songs and 19 licks and patterns (in both standard and open G tuning) in the styles of banjoists Earl Scruggs and Allen Shelton, and guitarists Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. (Also included is the 3-finger roll tour de force Strike It Rich by 2001 Winfield Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Richard Smith.) Written in standard notation and tablature, with fingerings, chord diagrams, and performance notes; a discography is included for further listening. The companion CD includes performances of all the songs, and the licks and patterns are demonstrated both slowly and up to tempo. For...

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Disney Songs For Classical Guitar

Dec 25 2016

Disney Songs For Classical Guitar

Disney Songs For Classical Guitar PDF (Standard Notation & Tab). This is a great book containing rare songs from Snow White, Cinderella, Aristocats, ect. The tablature is a bit challenging for a beginner, but with enough practice will become quite easy. 20 songs carefully arranged for solo guitar in standard notation and tablature. The arrangements are different and indeed a bit more difficult that the songs in the beginning-intermediate Fingerpicking Disney book. A few of the songs in the Disney Songs for Classical Guitar are in Drop-D tuning. Tablature is included as well as suggestions for left and right...

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Colin Bailey – Bass Drum Control

Dec 24 2016

Colin Bailey – Bass Drum Control

It’s more than just speed and endurance exercises for the bass drum, although that is part of it. There are also many exercises that alternate between the hands and feet. These help develop hand/foot separation and coordination. The enclosed CD with the latest edition actually explains the technique used and what recommended pedal set-up to use. The book illustrates the exercises with notation. The book doesn’t actually have written or photo explanations of the technique. Colin Bailey’s book recommended if you want to improve this area of drumming, either single pedal set-up or double-pedal set-up. Understanding music notation is...

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It’s Easy To Play Elvis

Dec 23 2016

It’s Easy To Play Elvis

Easy to read, simplified arrangements of 18 of Presley’s best-loved songs. Includes ‘Good Luck Charm’, ‘Loving You’, ‘Teddy Bear’, ‘In The Ghetto’ and ‘Return To Sender’. Arranged for piano and vocal with guitar chord symbols. The “It’s easy to play” series is an entirely new departure in music publishing. The music is newly engraved and includes chord symbols and lyrics where appropriate. These fine arrangements are so easy even beginners can play them. A legendary singer. This man was one of the most important forces in all of rock and roll history. He was an American singer who had...

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