This book will help any musician unlock the secrets of the Afro-Cuban rhythmic feel. By clearly demonstrating the underlying pattern called the Clave and the comping patterns called Tumbaos which are played over the Clave, this book will help every bass p
Mel Bay's Master Anthology of Jazz Guitar Solos Volume Three presents nine challenging tunes and improvised solos by some of today's top jazz guitar players for the intermediate to advanced jazz guitarist.
First Lessons Bass is intended to introduce beginning students to the fundamental concepts of playing the electric bass. The material covered in this book is approximately the material covered in the first 8 lessons of private bass instruction. This book makes use of the 3-finger left hand position commonly found in double bass technique. The emphasis on left hand technique allows the student to develop a consistent fingering approach to the fingerboard, reduces unnecessary strain on the left hand, and makes the bass more accessible to younger students or students with small hands. After the left hand technique has been established, the book introduces the student to important elements of bass line construction including blues patterns, the root-fifth relationship, and common rhythmic patterns.
The world's premier method for learning modern plectrum style guitar, time-tested and proven successful in building the theoretic and technical foundation needed to play in any style. All seven grades of this method are written in standard notation only to encourage better sight reading. In Grade 1, the student guitarist will learn to play solos, duets, scales, and chords in the keys of C, A minor, G and E minor. Even in Grade 1, the student is already exposed to the chord/melody concept of guitar performance.
The guitar's entrance into American culture began in the early 1800s, introduced primarily by visiting and immigrant Spanish guitarists. Many of these newly arrived Spaniards exerted great influence on the guitar's development in 19th century America.
The Guitar Tabsongs series is arranged for the beginning/intermediate guitarist. The arrangements can be easily played on nylon or steel string guitar and are written in standard notation and tablature. Perfect for anyone looking to increase their popular music instrumentals with great-sounding arrangements that are easy to play.Fourteen classic rock favorites: Both Sides Now * California Dreamin' * Desperado * Hotel California * Killing Me Softly with His Song * Layla * Lyin' Eyes * Mr. Bojangles * The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down * Oh, Pretty Woman * Proud Mary * Tears in Heaven * Vincent * Wonderful Tonight.
Includes: Something in the Way She Moves * Carolina in My Mind * Fire and Rain * Sweet Baby James * Country Road * You've Got a Friend * Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight * Walking Man * How Sweet It Is * Mexico * Shower the People * Steamroller.