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Mel Bay

  • Foundations of Rock: Evolution of Rock Guitar



    This 66 page book covers the evolution of rock guitar, with focus on intermediate to advanced application of scales, arpeggios and techniques using example solos in the style of guitar legends such as Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani and more. Concepts demonstrated include the CAGED System, lick based bending exercises, and extending powe...

    SKU: AM4383
    £16.95
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  • Mel Bay Guitar University - Fingerstyle Curriculum: Best Celtic Solos



    A collection of tunes in the Celtic style arranged by some of today's best-known Fingerstyle guitarists. Several of O'Carolan's pieces are included, along with a number of traditional favourites. Both standard guitar notation and tablature are provided throughout for the convenience of those who are more comfortable reading in one style or the o...

    SKU: AM4393
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  • Christmas Songs for Classical Guitar



    Easy classical arrangements of well-known carols transposed to keys suitable for solo guitar. Original harmonizations are retained if possible, but chords are sometimes structured to sound full and complete on the guitar.

    SKU: AM4398
    £4.95
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  • DADGAD Encyclopedia



    Whether guitarists are new to open-tunings or already working with them, fingerstyle specialist Jim Goodin offers a progressive look at the popular D-based harp-like tuning. Classical, Celtic, blues, folk, gospel and several original compositions are represented in the 15 notation/tablature arrangements each arranged proportionately to offer beg...

    SKU: AM4461
    £19.95
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 2 - Blues Jam Play-Along



    This book/CD presents blues melody and recorded back up improvising track for these nine blues tunes: Franky's Place, Bullet Train, Long Gone, Just Can't Take It, Storm sing, Hurtin' Bad, Texas Shuffle, Honky-Tonk Woman, and Loose Change. Two improvising scale patterns are shown for every tune, and each selection tune presents a different blues ...

    SKU: AM4467
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 - Blues Jam Play-Along



    This book/CD teaches you how to hear and play Groove Time. Tunes include: Evil Ways; Blue Tuesday, Truckin'; Blues Drive; She Done Me Wrong; and Coastin'. Two improvising scales are shown for every tune, and each selection presents a different blues style for improvising. Blues tunes are presented in the keys of C, Am and G. You can also play al...

    SKU: AM4468
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 - Rock Studies



    This book and CD set teaches 16 different rock solos for the beginning rock guitarist. Learn the fundamentals of playing rock solos including vibrato, hammer-ons, pull-offs, string bending, arpeggios, unison bends, pedal tones, playing over the changes and much more. Includes tablature, standard notation as well as play-along tracks with a full ...

    SKU: AM4469
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 - Learn Rock Favorites



    This book/DVD teaches you how to hear and play Sunshine of Your Love; Proud Mary; Like a Rolling Stone; House of the Rising Sun; Blowin' in the Wind and Midnight Rider. The companion DVD features a band playing each tune. Includes chords, strum patterns, guitar lines and improvising scales. Contains Appendices with rock power chord studies and w...

    SKU: AM4470
    £9.95
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  • Latinitas for Solo Guitar



    Some of the best known Latin American rhythms are included in this collection carefully graded from beginner to intermediate level. For this book Mel Bay asked an expert on Latin American music, world celebrated guitarist-composer Alfonso Montes, to put together all his expertise to come up with real Latin sounding pieces keeping the technical d...

    SKU: AM4517
    £9.95
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  • Melody & Harmony for Guitarists



    The primary aim of this book is to help the reader to understand the language of music and how it works in relation to the guitar. It is not intended as a substitute for all other lines of study, but it will provide a basic knowledge that can be expanded and developed. The reader is urged to read as wide a range of books as possible and to exami...

    SKU: AM4518
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 2 - Essential Guitar Chords



    This exhaustive chord reference shows chords from simple triads through myriad extensions of the dominant seventh chord, all in grid format only. All voicings and variants of chords are shown chromatically from the root tone beginning with C, Cm, C6, C7, C diminished, C augmented, etc. Chords are further subdivided into categories including chor...

    SKU: AM4527
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  • Highland King: The Scottish Lute Volume 2



    This collection presents carefully crafted guitar arrangements of 44 lute pieces in standard notation together with a pull-out supplement of the original lute notation in French tablature. The music in this book was drawn from three important lute manuscripts: The Rowallan Lute Book (c. 1620) for 10-course lute, The Wemyss Lute Book (c. 1644-164...

    SKU: AM4535
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