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  • The Essence of Rhythm

    Discussions, exercises, analyses, techniques, and a teacher's guide to rhythms within the jazz/rock/pop idiom. Perfect for rhythm courses at the high school or college level, this book serves as a comprehensive textbook and reference manual with examples, tables and formulas in an appendix.

    SKU: AM1754
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  • The Gibson L5: It's History and It's Players

    Introduced in 1922, the Gibson L5 is the precursor of the modern archtop guitar. It was the first archtop to feature f-holes, which allowed it to project through the horn dominated bands of the day. Its strong, full, warm sound was an immediate and overwhelming success that turned the heads of makers, players and listeners alike. This book takes...

    SKU: AM2242
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  • Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar

    Twenty one Christmas favourites arranged for fingerstyle guitar. Titles are: 'Angels from the Realms of Glory', 'Away in a Manger', 'Deck the Halls', 'The First Noel', 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen', 'Good King Wenceslas', 'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing', 'Hearken, All! What Holy Singing', 'The Holly and the Ivy', 'I Saw Three Ships', 'Joy to the ...

    SKU: AM2345
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  • Clawhammer Style Banjo

    The handbook on how to play the banjo. Covers basic right and left hand positions, simple chords, and fundamental clawhammer techniques; the brush, the 'bumm-titty' strum, pull-offs and slides. For advanced players, there is instruction on more complicated picking, double thumbing, quick slides, fretted pull-offs, harmonics, improvisation and mo...

    SKU: AM2352
    £6.98
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  • The Hawaiian Steel Guitar

    This fascinating book takes a look at Hawaiian music; the origin of the steel guitar and its spread throughout the world; Hawaiian playing styles, techniques and tunings, and more. Includes hundreds of photographs, a foreword by Jerry Byrd and a bibliography and suggested reading list.

    SKU: AM2354
    £4.74
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  • The Ultimate Musician's Reference Handbook

    This complete handbook will enlighten readers with many details about their favourite artists. Includes historical listings for over 3,500 musicians; a breakdown of over 500 bands, including personnel changes; a chronological listing of all in-print albums; listings of unusual or little-known session work with other performers; notations for Gra...

    SKU: AM2356
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  • Purrfect 4 String Bass Method

    This book will teach students how to sight read and to acquire a musical vocabulary. Includes progressive exercises on rhythm notation, 1st to 4th string studies, enharmonic studies, chords and arpeggios, blues progressions and chord charts.

    SKU: AM2675
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  • Art of Slap for Bass

    This slap Bass method book, designed for intermediate Bassists, is based on the understanding and application of modes. The focus is on the concept of groove sculpting from modes, and not on actual right and left hand techniques. The included CD features recordings of all the examples, plus a split channel to let you practice your playing. Inclu...

    SKU: AM2676
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  • Rock Rhythm Guitar

    In this helpful book/CD pack, ace instructor Dave Celentano cuts out all the confusing technical talk and just gives guitarists the essential tools to get them playing. With his tips, anyone can build a solid foundation of basic skills to play almost any rhythm guitar style. The exercises and examples are all on the CD, and are laid out in order...

    SKU: AM2903
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  • Introduction to Roots Guitar

    This book/CD set by Canada's premier guitar and Dobro player introduces beginning to intermediate players to many of the basics of folk/roots guitar. Topics covered include: basic theory, tuning, reading tablature, right- and left-hand patterns, blues rhythms, Travis picking, frailing patterns, flatpicking, open tunings, slide and many more - ev...

    SKU: AM2906
    £6.30
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  • The Guitar Chord Shapes of Charlie Christian

    Charlie Christian was one of the most influential jazz guitarists of the swing era, an innovator and accomplished player who brought the guitar closer to the front of the band rather than the rhythm instrument it began as. Chord shapes form a visual frame of reference for the player, so it is easier to play the single note, improvised horn-like ...

    SKU: AM3963
    £3.49
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  • The Gibson 335 - Its History and Its Players

    Gibson's first "semi-acoustic" the ES-335, which was neither totally solid nor fully acoustic, is the guitar of choice used by many famous guitarists such as Andy Summers, Elvin Bishop, Leetenour, Jay Graydon, Robben Ford, Freddie King, John McLaughin, Jimmy Page, Chuck Berry, Tony Mottola, Johnny Rivers, Jack Wilkins, Bono, Grant Green, Eric Cl...

    SKU: AM4235
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