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  • Jazz Guitar for Classical Cats - Improvisation

    For many musicians, the thought of improvising can be intimidating. In this exciting conclusion to the Jazz Guitar for Classical Cats trilogy, Andrew York shows you that improvisation is a skill that can be learned and practiced just like any other. It's simply a matter of knowing where you're going (targeting chord tones) and how you're going t...

    SKU: AM4950
    £17.50
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  • Playing the Changes: A Linear Approach to Improvising

    "Playing the Changes is a nuts-and-bolts, hands-on method for soloing. Real concepts that will yield real results. A great piece of work!" - Joe Beck, Jazz GuitaristEffective improvisation can add fun and individuality to guitar performances. This book presents a unique improvisation strategy based on ear training and a linear interp...

    SKU: AM4955
    £15.95
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  • Voice Leading for Guitar: Moving through the Changes

    "John Thomas is an impressive and thorough jazz musician. A book on voice leading is a needed step in the evolution of jazz guitar education, and John is the best man to write it. His understanding of the altered scale is awesome. He not only knows the chords and scales, but more importantly, he knows the specific devices by which great playe...

    SKU: AM4956
    £19.95
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  • Berklee Blues Guitar Songbook

    Play ten blues classics in the style of the masters!These transcriptions and annotations show you how the world's greatest blues guitarists created their unique inspired solos and rhythm parts. Veteran blues guitarist and educator Michael Williams reveals the techniques and nuances behind the notes that give each solo and artist their ...

    SKU: AM4957
    £19.95
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  • Ear Training For The Contemporary Guitarist

    This companion to the popular book "Theory for the Contemporary Guitarist" starts with the basics of pitch discrimination and leads you to making fine distinctions between interval types, chord types, scales and chord progressions. Everything is organized in a handy workbook format with correct answers provided for all exercises. Examples are sh...

    SKU: AM4958
    £15.95
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  • Ludovico Einaudi: The Classical Guitar Collection



    For the first time ever, the beautiful music of Ludovico Einaudi is available for Classical Guitar.Carefully arranged in standard notation and tablature, this official songbook includes a selection of the composer's most successful and best loved pieces, including I Giorni, Le Onde and Reverie. />Although written for Classica...

    SKU: AM4959
    £19.95
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  • Blues Guitar Lesson Anthology



    Time to get excited about playing blues Guitar! This book and CD pack provide time-tested lessons covering rhythms, leads, slide, fingerstyle, shuffles, boogies and so much more.This is not a method book, you go straight to the meat and potatoes of Blues playing with tried and true phrases that you've heard on countless songs by the bi...

    SKU: AM4960
    £12.95
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  • Guitarist's Guide to Scales Over Chords



    Lots of guitar players know several scales, but how many really know what to do with them?With Guitarist's Guide to Scales Over Chords, you'll learn how to apply the most commonly used scales in a musical manner. This book examines how scales and chords are closely linked and how this relationship is key to crafting memorable, intellig...

    SKU: AM4961
    £14.95
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  • The Bach Fake Book



    This incredible new comprehensive resource presents over 150 pieces by J.S. Bach in lead sheet format. It includes instrumental music from concertos, fantasias, fugues, inventions, partitas, passacaglias, pastorales, preludes, sonatas, suites, and toccatas as well as vocal music from arias, cantatas, chorales, hymns, mass and Magnifact settings,...

    SKU: AM4962
    £12.95
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  • Flatpicking the Blues



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    In this new DVD/book/CD set Brad Davis teaches you how to add the blues to your flatpicking repertoire and how to introduce the blues feel to the flatpicking tunes you already know.In this comprehensive course you will learn the scales, rhythm styles, and chord progressions which define the blues, standard blues licks and phrases, and bl...

    SKU: AM4963
    £34.95
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  • Ukulele: The Most Requested Songs



    Nearly 50 favourites - from Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Harry Belafonte, the Beach Boys, Bob Marley, John Denver, Jack Johnson and others - all expertly arranged for ukulele!Includes: Annie's Song - Blowin' in the Wind - Bubbly - Build Me Up, Buttercup - Cecilia - Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) - Georgia on My Mind - I Shot the Sheriff - I...

    SKU: AM4965
    £10.95
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  • The Ultimate Map For Jazz Guitar



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    Written by jazz guitar great Michael Anthony who states, "This book is an attempt to eliminate, or at the minimum decrease the frequency of such "deer in the headlights" sputters and stalls and the threat of getting lost when following a melodic line, a new thought, or a progression of chords. Think of this book then, as a map, a guide to the hi...

    SKU: AM4966
    £10.99
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