John Jorgenson – Intro To Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume 1

May 30 2016

John Jorgenson – Intro To Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume 1

In this first of three volumes of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine’s new Gypsy Jazz Guitar instructional series, “Intro to Gypsy Jazz Guitar,” Jorgenson provides the foundational information and practice material necessary for you to gain an understanding of the Gypsy jazz guitar style. The first half of this volume addresses the important element of Gypsy jazz rhythm. The second half of this first volume addresses soloing. Each volume of this three-part series includes a 2-hour instructional DVD, an audio CD with practice audio tracks, and a full format book which presents all of the theoretical information, chord charts, fret board...

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Charles Dowd – Jazz, Rock and Latin Sourcebook

May 30 2016

Charles Dowd – Jazz, Rock and Latin Sourcebook

This book & CD takes the concept of the drum dictionary to a new level: 100 grooves for drums and bass that explore every style of musical performance are written and recorded for maximum impact. The concept of combining the drums and the bass truly makes this a unique and definitive resource for all percussionists. The groove patterns in this book will provide playing material for the drummer and bassist enabling the development of solid ensemble skills and steady “time feel” in many contemporary styles. Practice your favorite grooves but also practice the myriad of other grooves (and uncomfortable...

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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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Guitar Techniques August 1998

May 28 2016

Guitar Techniques August 1998

Guitar Techniques August 1998 PDF and Mp3 CD complete issue, cover to cover. Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! Future Music brings you the most in-depth news and reviews from respected industry professionals. We’ll also give you all the advice...

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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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Frederic Hand – Classical Guitar Seven Easy Pieces

May 27 2016

Frederic Hand – Classical Guitar Seven Easy Pieces

The beauty and romance of the classical guitar is brought home in this fascinating lesson by one of the world’s top players. Frederic Hand applies the essential techniques that he demonstrated on his first Homespun video to gorgeous music that will be accessible to all guitarists…with practice. The seven works taught on this video are among the best-known student pieces, and will be within the reach of most guitarists who are familiar with the fingerboard and basic classical technique. “Easy is a relative term,” Fred says. “Playing the classical guitar with beauty and command is a life-long process.” Fred...

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Guitar Techniques July 1998

May 26 2016

Guitar Techniques July 1998

Guitar Techniques July 1998 PDF and Mp3 CD complete issue, cover to cover. Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! Future Music brings you the most in-depth news and reviews from respected industry professionals. We’ll also give you all the advice...

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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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Guitar Techniques June 1998

May 25 2016

Guitar Techniques June 1998

Guitar Techniques June 1998 PDF and Mp3 CD complete issue, cover to cover. Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! Future Music brings you the most in-depth news and reviews from respected industry professionals. We’ll also give you all the advice...

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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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