Written by a former member of legendary rock band, Blue Oyster Cult, this book will make getting started on rock guitar easy and fun for anyone. You will begin playing right away, without having to get through pages and pages of theoretical material first. Learn the basic chords, power chords and basic lead guitar techniques; exercises for both the right and left hands; as well as basic music reading and guitar TAB. Loaded with fun, original rock songs written by a real rock musician and committed educator!
The latest in the successful Ultimate Guitar Tutor series, featuring classic songs by legendary artists Nirvana, Green Day, Blur, The Who, Black Sabbath and AC/DC, along with original pieces by author Tom Fleming.All songs and pieces are arranged progressively, in a thorough introduction to TAB and standard notation formats. Includes hints and tips to aid learning, and an accompanying CD of high-quality backing tracks.
The guitar lessons of Julio Sagreras are among the most universally used collections of guitar music and represent a milestone in didactic guitar literature. This book, which includes the first three volumes of the original six-volume series, is an ideal introduction to classical guitar playing as well as to Latin American guitar music. Text written in English and Spanish with French and German translations in an appendix at the back of the book.
Media Type : BookLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : All StylesSeries : You Can Teach YourselfNumber of pages : 96 Eclectic guitarist and veteran Mel Bay author Tommy Flint provides a comprehensive introduction to fingerstyle guitar technique. Intended for the serious student learning the guitar without the advantage of having a teacher- clear photographs, diagrams, and standard and tab notation will guide you every step of the way. Original fingerstyle tunes and arrangements of folk standards abound in this book, driving home concepts of music theory, technique, syncopation, walking bass, barre chords, slurs, moveable chords, use of the capo, the Nashville number system, and much more.
Media Type : BookLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : CountryNumber of pages : 72 This is one of the all-time best selling methods for playing Country style Resonator guitar. Written by the legendary Dobro soloist, Tom Swatzell, it features G tuning and includes 27 solos in notation and tablature. Also included are rare photographs of Tom Swatzell and Ed Dopera, one of the original inventors of the Dobro.
Media Type : DVDLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : Acoustic MusicOne of the greatest performances of a top European fingerstylist showing his best selection of tunes . Blues, Irish and Italian traditionals played in different tunings and with a very special feeling and sensitivity. Just watching and hearing Franco live you can get most of his original techniques used for his arrangements and compositions: left-hand positions, right-hand picking, percussions, tapping and more.
Media Type : BookLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : ClassicSeries : Editiones ClassicaeNumber of pages : 112 Here in a single volume is the original guitar method of Mateo Carcassi (1792-1853) translated to ENGLISH and SPANISH and published with his famous 25 Studies. Although regarded as moderately archaic in terms of modern guitar technique, Carcassi´s time- proven method is second to none in its presentation of a graded learning system featuring scales, exercises, and engaging compositions in various keys. Written in standard notation only.
Media Type : DVDMusical Genre : JazzMel Bay RecordsNumber of pages : 69This DVD recording of John Abercrombie and Andy LaVerne is the most recent in a musical and personal relationship that has spanned some 25 years. In the past, John and Andy usually played some standard material; but for this project, only original songs by the two of them were recorded. In this way, the performance of the duo is more personal than ever. The emphasis here is the interaction and blend of the instruments, as opposed to just the individual solos. In the duo, things become more exposed and the responsibility of each player becomes greater. It´s a challenging and also extremely rewarding situation.
Media Type : DVDMusical Genre : JazzBy exploring original compositions and arranging jazz standards, New West Guitar Quartet established themselves as a notable jazz group when they were all music students at the University of Southern California under the direction of guitarist Pat Kelley. Since the group started in 2003, they have performed in major venues throughout the USA, Canada, Japan, Europe and worked with guitarists such as Pat Metheny, Joe Diorio and Bruce Forman.