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Mel Bay

  • Technique, Mechanism, Learning

    Here is a book for guitar students who wish to develop their instrumental capabilities to the point of mastery. This book, while not a method, is an attempt to help students internalize the most important aspects of practicing and performing music: Mechanism, the set of acquired reflexes that makes playing the guitar possible; Technique, the pro...

    SKU: AM3228
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  • Music for Flute and Guitar



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    This small yet colourful collection includes five pieces by three well-known composers arranged for flute and guitar. The eighteenth century is represented by a Gavotte from one of the best-known composers of the period, Padre Giovanni Battista Martini (1706-1784). Two movements are taken from Tchaikovsky's famous piano cycle, Album for the Youn...

    SKU: AM3268
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  • Time for the Future: Polyrhythm in Harmony

    Many polyrhythm's and polymeters (simultaneous combinations of more than one rhythmic pattern) exist in today's music, with some being so common they could be referred to as 'rhythm licks.' This book presents a unique and comprehensive approach to polymetric applications of various rhythms over common chord progressions and song forms in 3/4 and...

    SKU: AM3283
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  • Getting into Jazz Guitar



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    This book provides the aspiring jazz guitarist a comprehensive knowledge of the compositional and performance techniques of jazz through an understanding of key-centre music, improvisation, and visual-tactile relationship with the guitar. Writing in a casual, conversational style, Jackie takes you through examples, etudes, and exercises combinin...

    SKU: AM3291
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  • Getting into Rock Guitar



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    Getting Into Rock Guitar is a simplistic approach to learning the language of rock guitar. Written from a player's perspective, this book demonstrates how to apply basic concepts and put them into your playing today. The material covers essential scales, rhythms, and techniques that make up the rock idiom. With over one hundred examples and play...

    SKU: AM3350
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  • Six Essential Fingerings for the Jazz Guitarist



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    Guitarists face a sometimes overwhelming number of choices as to where to play a given note or phrase and what fingering to use. While a given fingering for a scale or phrase may be possible, it may not be practical. In this book, jazz guitarist Jimmy Bruno lays out six fingerings for the major scales, which he has found to be the most efficient...

    SKU: AM3374
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  • Mastering the Guitar 1A

    Mastering the Guitar presents the essential foundational studies for contemporary guitar performance; containing more than 140 scale and picking studies, chord etudes, and accompaniment pieces; and teaching contemporary techniques such as the slur, hammer-on, pull-off, vibrato and slide. Book 1A includes over 155 solos and duets in the keys of C...

    SKU: AM3402
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  • Complete Arpeggio Study Method



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    Knowing your arpeggios is essential to becoming a complete guitarist. In this book you will find written out all of the arpeggios that you will need to learn and commit to memory. This book includes Major 7, Major 6, minor 7, minor 6, dominant 7, augmented, and diminished arpeggio studies for guitar at the beginner/intermediate level. It is left...

    SKU: AM3414
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  • Complete Joe Pass

    Music critics and performers alike have hailed Joe Pass as one of the finest jazz musicians to have ever lived. This book is a collage of many of Joe's thoughts about the guitar as an accompanying and solo instrument, including material from the Gwyn and then Alfred Publishing books: Joe Pass Chord Solos (AM0029), Jazz Guitar Solos (AM0030), and...

    SKU: AM3426
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  • All Intros & Endings for Jazz Guitar



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    The fifth book from Jim Ferguson, All Intros & Endings features dozens of hip intros and endings that you can use not only for gigs, but also as a staring point for developing your own ideas. There are chord progressions, voice-led ending chords, vamps (bebop, swing, Latin, and ballads), extended ideas, classic intros, and many concepts which ar...

    SKU: AM3429
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  • Encyclopedia of Irish American Fiddle Tunes for Fingerstyle Guitar



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    A collection of 26 American fiddle tunes arranged for Fingerstyle guitar by Duck Baker, includes some songs in alternate tunings. Titles are: 'The South Wind', 'John O'Dwyer of the Glen', 'Miss Forbes Farewell', 'Sergeant Early's Dream', 'Child of My Heart', 'No Love', 'Spanish Cloak', 'The Dodder Band', 'Catholic Bill's/Planxty Sweeny', 'Little...

    SKU: AM3430
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  • The Complete Laurindo Almeida Anthology of Original Guitar Duets



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    Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995) belongs to an elite group of Brazilian/American guitarists, who by composing important works for the guitar reinstated the instrument in his native country as worthy of serious musical study. This comprehensive collection presents Almeida's duets preserving original left and right hand fingerings. Titles are: 'Vistas...

    SKU: AM3439
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