The cookie settings on this website are adjusted to allow all cookies so that you have the very best experience. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website. However, if you would like to, you can change your settings at any time using the Change cookie settings link in the Special menu.        

+44 (0) 191 414 9000

 Cart

Getting Into: Travis Picking

Getting Into: Travis Picking
Mel Bay

Details


SKU AM3837
Author Michael O'Dorn
Format Book/CD
Duration 84 pages
Notation Standard Notation & TAB
Dimensions 220mm x 300mm
Publisher Mel Bay
Departments Acoustic & Fingerstyle Guitar
 
Our price: £4.90

Options


Quantity
This book will enlighten Merle Travis enthusiasts and fingerstyle pickers alike. It will take you from an ordinary way of playing fingerstyle guitar to the extraordinary technique that Merle brought to the world. Based on the author's personal lessons from Merle himself, this book provides the beginning to intermediate guitarist with a look into his techniques, riffs, and rolls. Includes in-depth studies on how Merle used his right-hand techniques and left-hand chords to play with his thumb over the neck. Each tune is presented as a simple version then a Travis picking progression. You'll take a step-by-step journey into the unique style of Travis picking.

Other products

 
  • The Russian Collection Volume 3

    Only original and folklore material have been introduced here. This publication will become an important link in preserving the traditions of the Russian national culture and realise its deserved station in the guitar's concert repertoire. Titles are: 'Dance Song', 'Since Yesterday's Midnight', 'To the Road I Go Alone', 'Grass on the Meadow', 'T...

    £7.53

    Add to cart

  • The Evolving Bassist: Millennium Edition

    the Bass players bible. Rufus Reid, whose background includes symphony, teaching, clinics and credits that look like a 'Who's Who' of jazz, is probably the best known for his association with saxophonist Eddie Harris. His book covers it all; styles, positions, improvisations, the double bass, four and six string electric basses, care of the inst...

    £28.99

    Add to cart

  • Banjo Method Book 1

    This innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style. The method consists of two instruction books and two cross-referenced supplement books that offer the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style. Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegras...

    £3.48

    Add to cart

  • Intros, Endings & Turnarounds for Guitar

    In this book/CD set, Dale Turner, teaches invaluable intros, endings and turnarounds that all the pros know and use, in jazz, blues, rock and country styles. The CD features 99 demonstration tracks.

    £3.48

    Add to cart

  • How to Make a Band Work

    This 'guide to success' has been created especially for bluegrass and acoustic performers, with applications for all levels of the music/entertainment business. Many of the skills necessary for a band's success do not directly involve music and are rarely formally taught. This book is an attempt to fill that gap and teach you how to help yoursel...

    £2.24

    Add to cart

  • Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1

    The Hal Leonard Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best guitar teaching ideas from around the world. Book one includes: tuning, playing position, musical symbols, Notes in First Position, C, G, G7, D...

    £2.43

    Add to cart

  • The Songs of David Bowie (PVG)

    Twenty-four essential David Bowie compositions, plus scores of full-page photographs. Arranged for piano/vocal with guitar chord boxes and lyrics. Titles are: 'All The Madmen', 'All The Young Dudes', 'Andy Warhol', 'Bewlay Brothers', 'Changes', 'Cygnet Committee', 'Drive In Saturday', 'Five Years', 'Hang Onto Yourself', 'John, I'm Only Dancing',...

    £6.98

    Add to cart

  • Six Concertante Duos Op. 17 - Score for Two Guitars: Book 1 - Duos I-III

    Today, François de Fossa needs little introduction. His name and his music are well established in the serious repertoire of the guitar. One salient aspect of de Fossa's creative output was the relatively large number of arrangements that he made for the two-guitar medium. Most of these arrangements are based on overtures to operas that were po...

    £6.30

    Add to cart

  • All-in-one Guitar Jam Tracks

    Solo, jam, and improvise in the styles of the masters of rock, blues, jazz, country, metal, and funk with authentic-sounding full-length band tracks for guitar! This multi-genre collection provides you with the highest quality jam tracks to help you develop improvising and soloing skills. Go to a higher level of playing with killer-sounding trac...

    £5.58

    Add to cart

: *
: *
: *
Type the characters you see in the picture:


*
Back To Top