Frank Gambale – Improvisation Made Easier

Jan 24 2017

Frank Gambale – Improvisation Made Easier

Frank Gambale’s new improvisation book is a twelve-chapter course, with seven lessons per chapter, that covers the twelve most important scales and modes. Each lesson explores the chords, voicings and licks that are derived from each scale. The two enclosed CDs contain 119 recorded music examples (over 50 CD tracks), and the clearly presented text is written in standard notation and tablature. The Most Useful Scales And Modes: Mixolydian, Aeolian, Lydian Lydian b7, Dorian, Super Locrian, Ionian, Half-Whole Diminished, Phrygian, Aeolian b5. As the book cover states, this improvisation course is for intermediate to advanced players. Beginners are advised...

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John Hill – Classic Rock for Classical Guitar

Jan 23 2017

John Hill – Classic Rock for Classical Guitar

Classic Rock for Classical Guitar – 20 unique solo guitar arrangements of rock classics in standard notation and tablature, including Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Who and many others. These are all great songs, nothing wrong with the selection and all suitable for classical fingerstyle guitar. Definitely not for the beginner, good for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist. The beginning student should note that about half of the arrangements require non-standard tuning. This isn’t hard to do but it is different from practicing with standard tuning and hence complicates the practice regimen. Songs include: More Than A Feeling Don’t Fear...

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The Doors – Guitar Signature Licks

Jan 19 2017

The Doors – Guitar Signature Licks

Learn to play 9 greatest The Doors’s hits. Master instructor Wolf Marshall provides a step-by-step breakdown on the styles and techniques of Doors guitarist Robby Krieger so players can learn the trademark riffs and solos of one of rock’s most influential bands! Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique to the band or artist: the sounds...

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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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Play Guitar With Alanis Morissette

Jan 16 2017

Play Guitar With Alanis Morissette

A Canadian singer who has a powerful singing voice and has written some pretty amazing songs. Her most well-known hit is ‘Ironic’ and the album people remember her by is ‘Jagged Little Pill’. Eight great hits from Alanis Morissette, specially arranged so that you can play or sing along and perform just like the original recordings. 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. Songs include: All I Really...

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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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Steve Siktberg – John Dowland for Classic Guitar

Jan 13 2017

Steve Siktberg – John Dowland for Classic Guitar

Original John Downland Lute Solos Transcribed for Classic Guitar. Composed by Steve Siktberg. For years, classical guitarists have enjoyed playing the lute music of the English composer, John Dowland (1563-1626). Forty of his beautiful compositions are included in this volume. The book is intended for the guitarist with intermediate to advanced fingerstyle technique, and can be played on both nylon and steel string instruments. In order to help capture the unique character of Dowland’s music, renaissance lute tuning (capo on the third fret with the G string tuned to F sharp) is used throughout. The pieces progress more or...

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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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Michael Horowitz – Gypsy Picking

Jan 10 2017

Michael Horowitz – Gypsy Picking

Play faster, louder, and with better tone by learning the rest-stroke picking technique used by Django Reinhardt, Stochelo Rosenberg, Bireli Lagrene, and Fapy Lafertin. In this book you’ll learn: Proper body and hand positions; The Rest-stroke picking technique; Fifteen picking patterns; Thirty of the most commonly used phrases; A minor blues solo packed with Django’s favorite ideas; History of Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy guitarists. The book is organized into four sections. Part I, “Gypsy Jazz,” provides historical information about Gypsy jazz and the Rest-stroke picking technique employed by Gypsy guitarists. Part II, “Fundamentals,” explains proper body positions and...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 21 – Rodgers And Hart Classics

Jan 08 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 21 – Rodgers And Hart Classics

A fabulous collection of classic show numbers by the masters of musicals and film! For use with all B flat, E flat and C instruments, the The Jazz Play Along Series is the ultimate learning tool for all Jazz musicians. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were a renowned and respected songwriting duo between the years of 1919 and 1943, writing 38 professional shows and films. Rodgers wrote the music after the words of Hart, creating catchy and infectious melodies to match the witty lyricism and wordplay. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues and other split track choices on the...

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