Cary Park – Guitar Method in the Style of Modern Country

Jan 28 2017

Cary Park – Guitar Method in the Style of Modern Country

Learn to play guitar like all your favorite modern country stars! Learning to play your favorite songs on guitar is made easy as Cary Park teaches you the licks and riffs from your favorite country songs such as: Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, and many more. Play along with extreme closeups played at normal and slow speeds. Includes scrolling music and guitar tabs. Session and touring guitarist. Riff by Riff, played at both normal and slow speeds. with extreme close-ups, these videos average one hour in length with fully diagrammed reference sheets. This is not...

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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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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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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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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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Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

Jan 11 2017

Dale Turner – Intros, Endings and Turnarounds

In this book/CD pack, Dale Turner, teaches invaluable intros, endings and turnarounds that all the pros know and use, in jazz, blues, rock and country styles. The book includes examples in standard notation and tab, and the CD features 99 demonstration tracks. It has value for all levels. There is nothing like a good intro or ending. They are classified by style which makes them especially valuable. Take example the old classic western “El Paso”. By applying Turners intro’s and endings in D you can have your very own, personalized styling that will sound unique and appropriate to lovers...

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Steve Kaufman – Complete Flatpicking Guitar

Jan 05 2017

Steve Kaufman – Complete Flatpicking Guitar

This comprehensive study of contemporary flatpicking guitar technique presents numerous solos for the beginning through advanced flatpicking guitarist along with tips on creating your own flatpicking arrangements. The book addresses the tablature system, tuning, right and left-hand technique, use of the capo and the microphone, transposing using the Nashville numbering system, bluegrass back-up, arranging flatpicking solos and instrumentals. If you’re into country or bluegrass music, or if you just want to develop outstanding flatpicking technique, this book is for you. Written in standard notation and tablature. The stereo play-along CD features Steve Kaufman’s rousing performance of each flatpicking solo!...

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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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Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Dec 25 2016

Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Americana Acoustic Guitar is a great lesson for the guitarist who wants to spice up his/her playing with some new idea on backing themselves or other singers. Mark Stuart is master at this style of playing and is known Internationally as one of the great sidemen. He’s a good teacher, too! In this lesson, Mark focuses on various techniques and thoughts that will help you zone in on what it takes to become a tasteful side person, or to back yourself on your own songs. Topics include: Mark’s Hybrid Style (playing with flat pick and fingers); Playing Octaves on...

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