Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 4

Mar 23 2017

Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 4

Flatpicking Essentials, Volume 4: Understanding the Fingerboard and Moving Up-The-Neck, as the name implies, teaches you how to become familiar with using the entire fingerboard of the guitar and it gives you many practical exercises and song examples that will help you become very comfortable playing up-the-neck. With this book and CD you will learn how to explore the whole guitar neck using a very thorough study of three important fingerboard familiarization “road maps,” including: chord shapes (chord “centers”), scale patterns (both horizontal and vertical), arpeggios, and song examples. You will also learn how to comfortably move up-the-neck and...

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Woody Mann: The Art Of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Ragtime and Gospel

Mar 23 2017

Woody Mann: The Art Of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Ragtime and Gospel

As part of the Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar series, this volume showcases the songs and techniques of two of the most fundamental and exciting styles of traditional fingerstyle guitar playing. This program presents the music of the legendary Reverend Gary Davis, featuring several of his well-known songs. Woody Mann illustrates how the music of one of America’s greatest guitarists offers a complete lesson in the beauty and subtleties of ragtime and gospel guitar playing. Reverend Davis was one of the most gifted and original musicians of his generation. His music represents some of the most sophisticated sounds in...

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Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Mar 18 2017

Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Attention Bluesmen, Rockers, Jazzers, Folksters, Twangers, Fingerpickers, Singer-Songwriters and anybody else that straps a guitar on for work or pleasure – this is a must-have guitar course for you! Muriel Anderson’s 50 Right-Hand Techniques You MUST Know is the first and only resource of its kind, and it’s especially relevant today as musical styles converge to create fresh, exciting and interesting accompaniments, solos and compositions. Using the correct right-hand technique is often times the very essence of a particular style and so whether you are drilling down on a specific style or more focused on spicing up your sound...

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Jack Marshall – Authentic Brazilian Bossa Nova Guitar Arrangements

Mar 09 2017

Jack Marshall – Authentic Brazilian Bossa Nova Guitar Arrangements

In recent years the Bossa Nova has become much more than just a passing fancy on the American musical scene. Learn to play 20 solos from Bossa Nova greats. The guitar is a very important part of the Bossa Nova style and the great Brazilian composers responsible for many of our “standards” are all guitarists: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Laurindo Almeida, Joao Gilberto and Luiz Bonfa. This is truly a masterpiece of the colaboration of a master guitar arranger, with the leaders of an important south american musical movement. These arrangements are truly classical an deserve devoted study. These are...

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Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 3

Mar 06 2017

Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 3

Flatpicking Essentials Volume 3: Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes. Flatpicking and fiddle tunes go hand-in-hand. However, in this day and age too many beginning and intermediate level players rely too heavily on tablature when learning fiddle tunes. This becomes a problem in the long run because the player eventually reaches a plateau in their progress because they don’t know how to learn new tunes that are not written out in tablature, they do not know how to create their own variations of tunes that they already know, and it becomes very hard to learn how to improvise. Flatpicking Essentials, Volume 3...

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Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

Mar 03 2017

Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

This “private lesson” with instructor Tom Kolb is an easy-to-use guide to the most essential chords, rhythms and strumming patterns for a huge variety of musical styles: rock, blues, jazz, country, folk, RandB, funk, soul, Latin jazz, fusion, ska, reggae and gospel! Each musical example in the book is demonstrated on the accompanying CD, backed by a full rhythm section. It is useful for the beginner and intermediate guitar player, as it lays out smart chord progressions and includes 100 well-recorded tracks covering most styles in American popular music, from folk rock to heavy rock, from country to new...

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Kevin Burke – Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

Mar 02 2017

Kevin Burke – Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

Kevin Burke’s easygoing manner and encouraging teaching style invite you into the world of authentic traditional Irish fiddle. In this superb starter lesson, he passes on his vast knowledge and experience through an in-depth study of some of his favorite tunes, styles and techniques. Kevin understands the needs of the learning fiddler, and he conveys his ideas with clarity and simplicity. Focusing on Irish polkas, slides and jigs, he teaches the basic tune, along with several variations, explaining the rhythmic devices that distinguish each dance form. He then shows you the grace notes, rolls, double-stops and other ornaments that...

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Flavio Henrique Medeiros – Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar

Mar 02 2017

Flavio Henrique Medeiros – Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar

Brazilian Rhythms for Solo Guitar PDF by Flavio Henrique Medeiros and Carlos Almada. Co-written by two native Brazilian guitarists, this book presents ten solos based on the most influential and best-known forms and rhythms found in Brazilian popular music: the maxixe, choro, samba, bosso, frevo, baiao, xota, afoxe, guarania, and the lambada. The authors offer a detailed analysis of each style, defining its features in terms of form, melody and rhythmic motives, and commenting upon its cultural and geographical origans, principal proponents, typical instrumental combinations, and other aspects of the style. All selections are written in standard notation and...

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Ulli Bogershausen – Easy Fingerstyle Volume 1

Mar 01 2017

Ulli Bogershausen – Easy Fingerstyle Volume 1

Ulli Bogershausen: Easy Fingerstyle – 16 melodic tunes for solo guitar. Many guitarists are looking for short, simple pieces for solo guitar. With this latest book, Ulli Bogershausen fulfils their wish. This collection consists of 16 compositions suitable for the medium level player, but which will also provide pleasure and relaxation for the more experienced guitarist. The titles are all simple and melodic, with song character, containing virtually no difficult barre chords and no 32 notes. They sound good and are relaxing and interesting to practise, but here and there will also offer the player new impulses. Ulli Bogershausen....

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Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

Feb 26 2017

Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

They don’t call it “hot guitar” for nothing! The driving style pioneered by Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy players became one of the dominant sounds in jazz during the thirties and forties, and its influence is still strongly felt today. Paul Mehling knows the style as well as anyone, and he takes it apart in detail for the learning player. A band won’t swing without a strong rhythm section, and the powerful guitar accompaniment that typifies the Gypsy style is the foundation of this terrific lesson. Starting with basic four-to-the-bar comping and damping, Paul takes you through a variety...

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