Happy Traum – Traditional and Contemporary Guitar Finger-Picking Styles

Jan 28 2017

Happy Traum – Traditional and Contemporary Guitar Finger-Picking Styles

Traditional and Contemporary Guitar Finger-Picking Styles descriptive analysis and transcription of picking styles in standard notation and tablature. A classic guitar tablature songbook with many fine songs of many legendary players. Every song is presented in notation and tab, alongside biographical information about the artist, plus any hints and tips that will help you achieve a more authentic performance. The book begins with a detailed guide to fingerpicking technique, giving you all the information you need to tackle these priceless musical treasures. Happy Traum is clear, he always starts with the basics and builds up gradually, and his books...

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Jurgen Kumlehn – Play Blues Guitar

Jan 27 2017

Jurgen Kumlehn – Play Blues Guitar

Start to play blues with german bluesman Jurgen Kumlehn. The book performs step by step lessons: blues forms (not only classic 12 tact progression, but other interesting tricks), solos and chords, rhythm playing techniques. With sound and technique tips, blue forms Jamtracks, licks, tricks and songs. The licks are awesome and give a huge repertoire of improvisations on the blues, rock and hard rock guitarists. To play rock guitar range, it offers a plenty of licks and themes. Focus here is to play the melody. The accompanying CD allows the proper implementation of the melodies perfectly. However, the book...

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David Grissom – Open Road Guitar

Jan 27 2017

David Grissom – Open Road Guitar

You’d only need fingers and toes to count up the number of guitarists whose sound is so singular that you’d recognize them immediately by ear alone. David Grissom would definitely make that list long before you even got to your toes. In fact, David’s tone, style and musicality is so distinct that it likely wouldn’t take more than a measure or two to crack a smile of recognition. David organized Open Road Guitar into two sections. In the first section, he presents the 25 key concepts and techniques that comprise his signature style: Hand Position, Picking Technique, Hybrid Picking,...

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Pete Huttlinger – Arrangements for Solo Acoustic Guitar 1

Jan 25 2017

Pete Huttlinger – Arrangements for Solo Acoustic Guitar 1

When you hear Peter Huttlinger on recordings or in concert it’s no mystery why he won the National Fingerpicking Competition in Winfield, Kansas, or why he is quickly becoming a powerful force in the acoustic guitar world. Pete’s picking is clean, soulful and, at times, blazingly fast. Whether he’s playing his arrangement of a classic pop tune or one of his own compositions, listeners are inevitably startled by what they hear. Pete starts with the lyrical Lennon and McCartney tune “And I Love Her,” played on a nylon string guitar. This richly textured but relatively easy piece will get...

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Steve Kaufman – Power Flatpicking Guitar

Jan 23 2017

Steve Kaufman – Power Flatpicking Guitar

A masterful flatpicking technique book offering bluegrass licks, scales, basic chords, and solos in various positions up the neck in the keys of G-C-D-A-E-,B-flat and F. The companion CD features selections from throughout the book, played both slowly and at normal speed. Steve’s solo guitar is recorded on both channels with no rhythm accompaniment. This book of basic technical studies presents only a few flatpicking repertoire pieces illustrating each concept and key. Features: Fisher’s Hornpipe; Lonesome Road Blues; and The Bluegrass Boogie. Novice players will find the recording a great asset in learning this material. All studies and pieces...

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Fred Sokolow – Complete Beginners Ukulele Guide

Jan 20 2017

Fred Sokolow – Complete Beginners Ukulele Guide

The ukulele has never been more popular, and Fred Sokolow’s relaxed, user-friendly teaching style makes it easy to learn. Volume One of this three-part series starts right at the beginning, showing you how to tune and hold the uke. Fred teaches you how to play songs of many genres, including Jambalaya, Stand By Me, Ghost Riders In the Sky and more. In the process of learning these classic tunes, you’ll acquire several strumming patterns and over a dozen easy chords, enabling you to play in five keys. It’s a great way to get started on the uke! Fred slows...

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Acoustic Guitar Course – The Rock House Method

Jan 20 2017

Acoustic Guitar Course – The Rock House Method

Acoustic Guitar Course designed to take you from the very first stages of beginner to intermediate player in no time. JAM packed with instruction that covers a complete spectrum of techniques and components for acoustic guitar. You will learn the parts of the guitar, proper hand position, tuning, open and full form chords, Strum Patterns, Major & Minor Scales, Song rhythms and the basics of Finger Picking. You will be playing complete song rhythms with the full band backing tracks. The lessons are easy to understand and presented in a way that keeps your interested. This DVD is not...

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Quick Licks: Brian Setzer Style Rockabilly

Jan 19 2017

Quick Licks: Brian Setzer Style Rockabilly

If you haven’t heard Brian Setzer since his Stray Cats days, you won’t believe your eyes and ears! Brian still has the heart of a rockabilly, but has also become a true master of jazz/blues guitar. Learn rockabilly licks in the style of Brian Setzer, the Stray Cats frontman and an unrivaled king of rockabilly guitar! Also includes a guitar jam track. Lessons by Steve Trovato. Each Quick Licks DVD includes an arsenal of licks in the style of your chosen artist to add to your repertoire, plus backing tracks to practice your new licks and techniques. Brian Setzer...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 1 – 5

Jan 18 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 1 – 5

Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 1: How To Play Jazz & Improvise. Beginning/Intermediate. Easy to understand and inspiring for all musicians wishing to explore the secrets of jazz improv. CD includes blues in Bb and F, four dorian minor tracks, four-measure cadences, cycle of dominants, 24-measure song,...

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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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