Music Instruction: Guitar
The Bass Book
A Complete Illustrated History of Bass Guitars
Paperback ISBN: 0879303689
The fourth in a series (The Fender Book, The Gibson Les Paul Book, The Rickenbacker Book), The Bass Book offers a complete illustrated history of bass guitars from Fender's first in the 1950s through the models of the next 40 years that formed the foundation for modern music. The bass guitar is undoubtedly one of the most significant instruments of this century, yet this book is the first to study its history. Features original interviews with bass makers past and present, dozens of unusual, specially commissioned color photos, and a reference section that provides a wealth of information on every major manufacturer.
The Guitar Woorks of Agustin Barrios Mangore
Paperback ISBN: 0769209718
A comprehensive publication of the works of AgustÃn Barrios MangorÃ©, the first guitarist/composer from the New World of truly universal importance. These volumes are designed for the performer, student and teacher. Volume I has 21 pieces, including: El SueÃ±o de la Munequita * Oracion por Todos * Danza Guarani.
Paperback ISBN: 1890490377
Listen in as ten of today's great rock troubadours share the deeply personal process of nurturing a spark of inspiration into a fully realized piece of music. In these rare conversations with Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers, Acoustic Guitar magazine's founding editor and an active singer-songwriter, they speak candidly about the highly personal art and craft of songwriting. Artists profiled include Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Ani DiFranco, James Taylor, Indigo Girls, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Ben Harper, Barenaked Ladies and Chris Whitley.
Clawhammer Style Banjo
Paperback ISBN: 0931759331
A complete guide for beginning and advanced banjo players! From Ken Perlman, here is a brilliant teaching guide that is destined to become the handbook on how to play the banjo. The style is easy to learn, and covers the instruction itself, basic right and left-hand positions, simple chords, and fundamental clawhammer techniques; the brush, the 'bumm-titty' strum, pull-offs, and slides. For the advanced player, there is instruction on more complicated picking, double thumbing, quick slides, fretted pull-offs, harmonics, improvisation, and more. The book includes more than 40 fun-to-play banjo tunes.
A Desktop Reference of Hip Vintage Guitar Amps
Paperback ISBN: 0964106000
If you have questions about guitar amplifiers-how to fix them, how to restore them, or how to hot-rod them-this book has the answer. This book is written for the guitarist or collector who desires a common sense approach to understanding the essence of vintage tube amps and vintage tube tone. Not written for engineers, it does not contain engineering formulas, polar mathematic equations, or abbreviations that are assumed you should know. Gerald Weber, a regular columnist for Vintage Guitar magazine, shares the knowledge he has accumulated over the years of repairing and building his line of Kendrick amps.
Joe Pass Chord Solos
For Guitar, Vibes & All Keyboard Instruments
Paperback ISBN: 0739007459
The art of improvising chord-style solos is an important part of any musician's resources. This book has been written to improve that art for guitar, vibes and all keyboard instruments. A careful study of these solos will give you a thorough understanding of chordal playing and substitutions. It is great for voicing as well as improvisation.