Russ Barenberg – Clarence White Guitar

Mar 14 2017

Russ Barenberg – Clarence White Guitar

Clarence White / Guitar (Bluegrass Master Series) PDF download. Exact transcriptions of 24 tunes by the legendary guitarist. Complete analysis and instruction on Clarence’s unique picking technique, syncopation, and backup style. Plus a complete musical biography, discography and many never-before-published photos. In standard notation and tablature. This is a difficult one to track down but worth the effort. Barenberg is able to dissect White’s licks in an intellible manner and is for the most part very accurate – amazing since there was very little video or audio reference material available in the late 70’s. It comes up on ebay...

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Renard D. Hoover: Right-Hand Development For Jazz Guitar

Mar 13 2017

Renard D. Hoover: Right-Hand Development For Jazz Guitar

Renard Hoover’s book focuses solely on Right Hand development through the use of open string exercises. If these types of exercises bore you then don’t need this book. However if you want simple exercises that will increase your right hand strength, agility, precision and speed then this is the book for you. The studies in this book do wonders – even the ones in the first few pages. For added precision try them using the Stylus Pick. This book is so devoted to the right hand, all the exercises are played on open strings, so the left hand does...

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Jazz Guitar Standards: Chord Melody Solos

Mar 12 2017

Jazz Guitar Standards: Chord Melody Solos

This collection of jazz standard chord solos for guitar is compiled from Jazz Guitar Standards Vol. 1 and 2. What makes this work so special is that each artist has personally recorded their solo guitar arrangement. The book comes with the CDs which have all 44 tunes. This book is a wonderful anthology of solo guitar that can be used for performances as well as educational purposes. This book is jam packed with jazz standards. Surely, anyone with a heart for jazz and chord melodies would find something in this book they like to play. And the CDs (two...

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Kenny Sultan – Acoustic Blues Guitar

Mar 11 2017

Kenny Sultan – Acoustic Blues Guitar

This book for intermediate-level guitarists is a follow-up to Kenny’s Introduction to Acoustic Blues . It covers blues in five different keys and positions, and incorporates slide or bottleneck playing in both open and standard tunings. All songs are primarily fingerstyle with a monotone bass used for most. The accompanying 70-minute CD features performances of every example and song, played slowly then up to speed to facilitate learning. The first things you learn are all very simple, but each successive tune cleverly builds on what you’ve learned so far, and adds just a little bit more. Kenny plays each...

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Troy Nelson – Fretboard Freedom

Mar 10 2017

Troy Nelson – Fretboard Freedom

This revolutionary approach to chord-tone soloing features a 52-week, one-lick-per-day method for visualizing and navigating the neck of the guitar. The book covers a lot of styles and associates each lick with a specific chord shape. Each lick is written with respect to 5 different chord shapes which requires the guitarist to play in 5 different places on the neck. Excellent for getting more familiar with the neck, increasing one’s lick vocabulary in a variety of styles, and improving one’s technique. Includes helpful tips for each lick. The accompanying CD contains demonstrations of all 365 licks! Troy Nelson, former...

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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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Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 – Latin Jazz

Mar 07 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 – Latin Jazz

Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 Latin Jazz PDF CD download. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with melody cue with proper style and inflection, professional rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has an additional full stereo accompaniment track...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Mar 04 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 12, 13, 14, 15 PDF download. 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 12: Duke Ellington. Intermediate. Some of the most famous jazz standards in the world from rich, lush ballads to crisp and light swing tunes that every jobbing musician should know. An...

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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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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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