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  • Mel Bay Guitar University Jazz Curriculum: Moveable Shapes - Concepts for Reharmonizing ii-V-I's.



    This book offers an easily learned method that will quickly move the student from intermediate into advanced harmonic territory, adding richness, texture and uniqueness to the improvisational approach. The concept starts with common elements of basic diatonic harmony and 'moves' them in ways that gradually increase the harmonic complexity of the...

    SKU: AM4631
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  • Mel Bay's Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Method Grade 1



    The Modern Fingerstyle Method gets the student up and playing within the first few pages, it was designed for the absolute beginner with absolutely no experience whatsoever. Students are directed toward reading lines, not notes. Steve Eckels introduces the tools necessary to construct fingerstyle guitar solos. Each piece utilizes musical tools t...

    SKU: AM4633
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  • Dix Bruce's Gypsy Swing & Hot Club Rhythm for Mandolin



    Learn 12 great swing standards recorded by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and the Quintette of the Hot Club of France. Play along with a great Gypsy Swing Rhythm Section and learn chords, comping, and melodies, then let the band back you up as you practice chords and soloing. You play all the leads while the band backs you up. Beginners c...

    SKU: AM4637
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  • East Coast Love Affair - Guitar Transcriptions



    Impressive recordings and mesmerizing live performances have sealed jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel's reputation as one of the most innovative players and composers on the current scene. The new Mel Bay publication is a transcription of the highly renowned live recording East Coast Love Affair. This book offers transcriptions of Kurt's solos fro...

    SKU: AM4638
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  • Dix Bruce's Gypsy Swing & Hot Club Rhythm II for Mandolin



    Learn 12 MORE great Gypsy Swing/Hot Club standards (see song list below left) in the style of Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and The Quintette of the Hot Club of France.Just like with the original set, you'll play along with a great Gypsy Swing Rhythm Section and learn chords, comping, and melodies, then let the band back you up ...

    SKU: AM4640
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  • Dix Bruce's Gypsy Swing & Hot Club Rhythm II for Guitar



    Learn 12 MORE great Gypsy Swing/Hot Club standards (see song list below left) in the style of Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and The Quintette of the Hot Club of France.Just like with the original set, you'll play along with a great Gypsy Swing Rhythm Section and learn chords, comping, and melodies, then let the band back you up ...

    SKU: AM4641
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  • Anthology of 19th Century Studies for Five Fingers of the Right Hand



    This is an anthology of beautiful easy-to-moderate level pieces by 19th century masters of the guitar: Dionisio Aguado, Antonio Cano, Federico Cano, Matteo Carcassi, Fernando Sor, and Francisco Tárrega, adapted for a modern right-hand technique that includes the little finger. German Professor of Guitar Leonhard Beck has compiled this collection...

    SKU: AM4678
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  • Mel Bay's School Of Country Guitar: Chords, Accompaniment Styles & Basic Leads



    This volume from the popular 'School of Country Guitar' series covers basic chords and accompaniment styles. Featured throughout are fills and runs made famous by the first generation of recorded country musicians. The Carter and crosspicking styles are introduced and explained. Playing in thirds and other lead guitar tricks are fully detailed l...

    SKU: AM4687
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  • Gypsy Swing & Hot Club Rhythm For Guitar



    Learn 12 great swing standards recorded by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and the Quintette of the Hot Club of France. Play along with a great Gypsy Swing Rhythm Section and learn chords, comping, and melodies, then let the band back you up as you practice chords and soloing. You play all the leads while the band backs you up. Beginners c...

    SKU: AM4738
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  • Just Us: 14 Complete Notation & Tab Transcriptions



    Although his scorching fingerpicking was most impressive at first glance, a closer look at "Just Us" reveals that he is equally adept at what many musicians consider as a more difficult task: playing fewer notes... ones that mean more, and say more with less, as he does on album opener "A Simple Gift", title cut "Just Us", and "One Sad Clown".

    SKU: AM4757
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  • Music of the British Isles for Banjo



    A treasure trove of Anglo-Celtic music adapted to the 5-string banjo. Music of the British Isles for Banjo provides material for banjo players to expand beyond the confines of the key of G major û playing in different keys while retaining G major tuning. There is a section where each tune is arranged in more than one key û either in tow or three...

    SKU: AM4825
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  • The Mystery



    The Mystery, Tommy Emmanuel's sixth US album, was inspired by Emmanuel's travels; each of the album's compositions is a musical snapshot or sojourn - a journey that brings us together with places and people - a journey into self discovery. This transcription book shows all twelve tunes on the CD note-for-note in standard notation and t...

    SKU: AM4826
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