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Mel Bay

  • Mel Bay's Guitar University: Guitar Studies: A Comprehensive Guide to Chords

    An in-depth, user-friendly guitar chord dictionary.Presents chords in the following categories: acoustic guitar chords, blues guitar chords, jazz guitar chords, rock guitar chords, open tuning guitar chords, capo guitar chords and seven-string guitar chords.Open tuning chords presented include dropped D, DADGAD, open G, Open E, Open A,...

    SKU: AM4589

  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method: Jammin' the Blues #1

    This volume in the Modern Guitar Method Supplements (formerly of the Frank Vignola play-along series) contains useful, well-structured solos for 11 choruses of the blues in the most common keys. Funky, bluesy, and bop oriented lines allow you to feel and hear what it is like to play a well-constructed solo. In the performance tempo recordings, t...

    SKU: AM4595

  • Mel Bay Guitar University: Guitar Studies - Playing Chords

    Playing chords is the emphasis of this Mel Bay Guitar University (MBGU) book. Over 100 songs arranged for chord strumming accompaniment to singing. Presented are easy chord forms, strumming in different time signatures, master chord reference chart, use of the capo, musical terms, types of guitars, and frequently asked questions. This is an idea...

    SKU: AM4596

  • Rafael Riqueni - Alcazar de Cristal, Volume 1

    The three books of the CD 'Alcazar de cristal' are a new addition to Enrique Vargas's 'The Great Flamenco Guitarists of Today Library' collection.'Alcazar de cristal,' the latest work by Rafael Riqueni, is extremely interesting for a variety of reasons. First, there is the wide palette of influences found in the work, from baroque to S...

    SKU: AM4598

  • 101 Red Hot Bluegrass Mandolin Licks and Solos

    In music, the term "bluegrass" describes the hot string-band style pioneered by Kentuckian Bill Monroe, which blends old-time country music with blues rhythms and jazz-influenced improvisation. This book contains 101 authentic bluegrass mandolin licks in the favourite bluegrass keys of C, G, D, and A minor written in notation and tablature. The ...

    SKU: AM4603

  • Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method: Chords in Position

    This Modern Guitar Supplement segments the guitar fretboard into five zones/positions. Basic chord progressions are presented in each zone. The material in this book is applicable to all styles of contemporary music.

    SKU: AM4627

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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