Rock and Pop, Reference
How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!
The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
Paperback ISBN: 0879306017
From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, this do-it-yourself player's primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar explains the ins and outs of: choosing the right guitar; cleaning, tools and basic maintenance; personalizing and improving on a "factory setup"; trouble-shooting; basic guitar electronics; setups of the pros; and much more. Written by Dan Erlewine, author of the bestselling Guitar Player Repair Guide and the popular "Repairs" column in Guitar Player magazine, this book also includes a plastic sheet with specialized guitar tools you can snap-out!
Steinway & Sons
Hardcover ISBN: 0300063644
The first book based on the rich archive of Steinway business and family papers at LaGuardia Community College in New York, as well as on interviews with family members and company employees in the United States, Germany, and England, Steinway & Sons describes the making and marketing of an American cultural icon.
Essential Dictionary of Music Notation
The Most Practical and Concise Source for Music Notation
Paperback ISBN: 0882847309
This pocket-sized dictionary presents current and correct notation practices in an easy-to-use format. Generously illustrated and concise, this book is essential to any musician looking for a handy reference for the correct notation of music. A most welcome and beneficial source for every musician, whether using a pencil or a computer.
The World of Djs and the Turntable Culture
Paperback ISBN: 0634058339
Unlike many professions, DJing lacks textbooks and field guides--that is, until author and musician Souvignier saw the need to describe what he calls this "disruptive tradition" at the nuts-and-bolts level. He combines interviews with leading DJs with chapters on understanding music, operating turntables, mixers and effects, and handling computer D
The Encyclopedia of Country Music
The Ultimate Guide to the Music
Hardcover ISBN: 0195116712
Compiled by the Country Music Foundation and accompanied by a foreword by singer Emmylou Harris, an up-to-date, entertaining, and authoritative encyclopedia of American country music contains almost 1,300 articles and hundreds of color photographs. 25,000 first printing. UP.
Jazz Legend 1917-1987 : Transcriptions and Analysis of the Worlds's Greatest Drummer
Paperback ISBN: 0769216900
In addition to being a collection of transcriptions of the Buddy Rich solos featured on the Buddy Rich Jazz Legend videos (VH0196, VH0197), this publication concentrates on the specifics of "The World's Greatest Drummer's" playing. The techniques covered include left-handed/bass drum coordination, drumset crossovers, cymbal patterns, left-hand/right-hand singles, left-hand time patterns, hi-hat work, blisteringly fast alternating single strokes, and various nuances that made Buddy so special. Together with the videos, or by itself, this book is a must for any drummer's library.