Peppino D’Agostino’s New Acoustic Guitar

Jul 16 2017

Peppino D’Agostino’s New Acoustic Guitar

Fingerstyle virtuoso Peppino D’Agostino examines topics such as solo guitar arranging, composition, alternate tunings, chord voicings, and fingerstyle techniques. New Acoustic Guitar contains 11 original Peppino works. This instructional book is very detailed in D’Agostino playing including alternate tunings, practice exercises and actual instrumentals that he tabs out very articulately! The book also comes with a CD of each track covered in the book which is very helpful. This book is simply the icing on the cake. The layout of the book makes sense for the various tunings you might want to explore. Each section has an intro lick...

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Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know #1

Jul 09 2017

Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know #1

Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know #1. Here’s the first in a two-DVD lesson series that will be deeply satisfying for any acoustic guitarist who wants to move beyond simple chords and easy strums. Beginning and intermediate players will quickly gain an understanding of guitar basics through the process of building compelling arrangements of well-known, much-loved traditional songs. In an instructional tour de force, Happy details each step, starting with a simple version of each song and then slowly adding chord substitutions, bass lines, harmonies, fill-in licks, fingerpicking patterns and other techniques that eventually create a fully-formed performance...

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Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Solos Volume 2

Jul 04 2017

Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Solos Volume 2

Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Solos Volume 2 PDF download. This collection of twelve challenging fingerstyle guitar solos in notation and tablature presents works by both relative newcomers and seasoned world-class performers. This eclectic group of compositions should appeal to players and listeners alike, be it country, blues, ragtime, jazz, Celtic, or gorgeous ballads that suit your fancy. It will require serious practice for most guitarists to master these tunes, but the rewards should be commensurate whether you play strictly for your own enjoyment or make your living in whole or in part as a guitarist. Previously we published...

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David Nadal – Lute Songs of John Dowland

Jun 30 2017

David Nadal – Lute Songs of John Dowland

Lute Songs of John Dowland: The Original First and Second Books Including Dowland’s Original Lute Tablature (Dover Song Collections). The preeminent lute virtuoso and composer of the early 17th century, John Dowland wrote numerous songs, both gay and melancholy, that dazzled the courts of England and Europe. This rare compilation features 43 of these splendid works in transcriptions for voice and guitar, plus two dances. Original lute tablature and complete song texts included. These book can be used in a couple different ways. It’s written in a systems of 3 clefs – lute tablature, the same notes written in...

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Max Milligan – Acoustic Fingerstyle: Folk & Americana

Jun 25 2017

Max Milligan – Acoustic Fingerstyle: Folk & Americana

The Acoustic Fingerstyle series of instructional programs will teach you all the skills needed to master the acoustic style. This first lesson, geared towards those beginning their study of this guitar style, will show how to take a handful of basic chords and turn them into the fingerpicking patterns of FOLK and AMERICANA. Common chord patterns are brought to life with chord extensions and the use of open string voicings. An ideal starter lesson if you are wishing to immerse yourself in the music of players like Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez throughout to James Taylor and John...

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Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 7

Jun 24 2017

Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 7

Advanced Rhythm and Chord Studies. Flatpicking Essentials, Volume 7 is a 170 page book, with 67 audio tracks, that will show you how to add texture, variety, and movement to your rhythm accompaniment in the context of playing bluegrass, fiddle tune music, folk music, acoustic rock, Western swing, big band swing, and jazz. The best part of this book is that it doesn’t just present you with arrangements to memorize. It teaches you how you can create and execute your own accompaniment arrangements in a variety of musical styles. The book starts by teaching you the formula, form, and...

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Martin Simpson – Teaches Alternate Tunings

Jun 18 2017

Martin Simpson – Teaches Alternate Tunings

Martin Simpson Teaches Alternate Tunings is a fantastic book, with accompanying DVD, which explores a systematic approach to open and altered tunings. Martin Simpson teaches how the important tunings relate to standard tuning and to each other, and also explores available chords in each tuning. He explains open G, D and C tunings, DADGAD tuning, suspended modal tunings and covers everything from tunings used in popular nineteenth-century pieces to tunings used by today’s rock artists. The book includes diagrams and the music is presented using both traditional music and tablature notations.The accompanying DVD correlates with the examples and pieces...

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Guitar Method: Easy Pop Rhythms

Jun 18 2017

Guitar Method: Easy Pop Rhythms

Guitar Method Easy Pop Rhythms PDF. The book is easy to follow and filled with the chords and the fingerings for the chords. It has great songs that you can pull up and play along with on the internet. Strum along with your favorite hits from the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Nirvana and More! The songs are presented in order of difficulty, beginning with simple two- and three-chord songs and ending with songs that contain four and five chords. The accompanying CD features every song recorded by a full band, so you can hear how each song sounds...

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Dan Huckabee – Bluegrass Guitar Solos for Singing Songs Volume 1

Jun 17 2017

Dan Huckabee – Bluegrass Guitar Solos for Singing Songs Volume 1

Dan Huckabee Bluegrass Guitar Solos for Singing Songs Volume 1 PDF. Learn how to play 10 intermediate-advanced Bluegrass Guitar Solos designed to help you develop your personal solo designing skills. One exciting feature is that you get 2 solos for both Salty Dog Blues & Little Sadie. Another perk is that the tablature comes with descriptions on how Dan developed each solo. But the most exciting thing of all is the tremendous variety that this collection will afford to your growth on the Guitar. First each solo is played at normal speed with accompanying rhythm guitar to demonstrate the...

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Scott Fore – Flatpicking Solos

Jun 13 2017

Scott Fore – Flatpicking Solos

Scott Fore Flatpicking Solos 12 Contest-Winning Arrangements PDF. Here is a great selection of fairly challenging solo guitar pieces. If you can master any of them you will have a performance piece good enough to impress anyone. Or, as advertised, compete with. The pieces are from traditional repertory but they sound fantastic. The solos range from moderate to difficult. The best way to master these solos is to memorize them. You will notice the fret hand is almost in slow motion compared to his picking hand. The CD has the solo with accompaniment and two more tracks of just...

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