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  • Mel Bay's Best Student Manuscript Book: With Tear-out Sheets
    Item # QMP328730
    | Mfg # 30040
    | UPC # 9780786683956
    This product represents Mel Bay's top-of-the-line offering for student manuscript. Featuring Saddlestitch binding, the book will lay flat and stay open on a music stand. Perforated pages allow individual sheets to be torn out. Each of the 24 pages has 10 large, easy-to-read systems per page. Product Number: 30040Format: BookISBN: UPC: ISBN13: 9780786683956Series: Non-SeriesPublisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.Date Published: 5/4/2012
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  • This tribute contains twenty-two of Chet's greatest solos and duets along with interviews with his daughter, Merle Atkins Russell and close friends such as Jerry Reed, Vince Gill, Eddy Arnold, Don Mclean and many others. This book offers touching insight into the character of an American original, who did much to shape the course of music history and the guitar. Most importantly, Chet Atkins helped thousands of people over the course of his life ...
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  • Frank Vignola's Gypsy Jazz Jam - Guitar Book
    Item # QPC227402
    | Mfg # 20087DVD
    | UPC # 796279097246
    This footage is a backstage look at what Frank Vignola and his friends do best: Jam. Some of the worlds foremost gypsy jazz guitarists let it all hang out on this very special DVD.
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  • The follow-up to Intro to Polyrhtyhms, a method for learning advanced rhythm, polyrhythm, and metric/harmonic superimposition, looks at rhythm through a magnifying glass and enables the student to see, sing and hear various subdivisions and groupings of subdivisions. This book can be used by any and all instrumentalists. Metric Modulation will greatly improve the student’s improvisational ability to create and respond to rhythmic musical di...
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  • Are you a violinist who is curious about "going electric" but have no idea where to begin? This book will walk you through the process of choosing an electric violin, shopping for an amplifier, and using effects pedals. The book also covers improvisation in the genres of blues, rock, and funk. Chopping and other rhythmic techniques for bowed string instruments are explored, as well as playing in a band, rock string arranging and working with DJs....
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  • Ultimate Gear Guides: Roland Boss GT-8 taught by Michael Casswell, DVD
    Item # DD0206
    | Mfg # 393068
    | UPC # 884088600662
    This superb 2-DVD set takes an in-depth look at the endless capabilities of Roland Boss GT-8. Forget about spending hours reading through a manual you may never understand! This DVD clearly explains the many possibilities of th GT-8 including amp modeling, system set-ups and hundreds of effects parameters. The A to Z of performance possibilities of this amazing processor are explained concisely in an easy-to-understand manner.
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  • African Fingerstyle Guitar DVD Video
    Item # DD392
    | Mfg # 13017DVD
    | UPC # 011671301792
    This DVD offers a rare view into the rich textures of African fingerstyle guitar music. It was recorded by the famed cultural anthropologist Gerhard Kubik between 1966-1993. These are audio-visual field recordings from isolated African villages to the gardens of Europe presenting some of the legends of this style: Mwenda Jean Bosco, Faustino Okello, Pierre Gwa, Daniel Kachamba and others. The roots of American blues guitar techniques are evocativ...
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  • This book is written from a composer's point of view and is intended to be a reference book for the analysis of arranging techniques. Its aim is to help composers and arrangers improve their compositional skills as well as their understanding of various musical styles. Through a study and analysis of the scores and styles of the master composers, the author gives a broad view of the music of both the past and of the present. This allows the music...
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  • Barrage The World On Stage DVD Video
    Item # DD396
    | Mfg # DVD99222
    | UPC # 796279086660
    Barrage is a stunning visual and aural fusion of music, dance, theatre and song centered around an ageless and powerful instrument, the violin. The performance offers a bombardment of cultures, styles and vitality. The original music of Dean Marshall elevates the violin to new and magical heights. You've never seen or heard anything like this before! This inspiring video presentation, Barrage: The World on Stage, was filmed in December, 1999 at t...
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  • Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry - Red River Blues 1948-1974 DVD
    Item # DD385
    | Mfg # 13056DVD
    | UPC # 011671305691
    This video career retrospective begins with two pieces filmed for the Library of Congress in 1948, including a rendition of, John Henry, with Woody Guthrie. Pete Seeger appears as appreciative host to the duo for two songs from his, Rainbow Quest. A wonderful medley filmed in 1970 of, Red River Blues/Crow, Jane offers two of the oldest known pieces in the Piedmont blues repertoire. Sonny's signature harmonica showpiece, Whoopin' the Clues, is hea...
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  • Brownie McGhee Born with the Blues - 1966-1992 DVD
    Item # DD384
    | Mfg # 13060DVD
    | UPC # 011671306094
    Tennessee-born, Carolina-influenced, New York-based (in his ?folk boom? glory) and a Californian at the time of his death, Brownie showed a wide stylistic range from turn-of-the-century ragtime (Come on, Keep It Coming) to the lyrical sophistication of such original songs as Conversation With a River. His flair for the dramatic aside and autobiographical insight augment passionate vocals and splendid guitar work in 14 performances provide a movin...
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  • Chet Atkins & Jerry Reed - In Concert at the Bottom Line June 22, 1992
    Item # DD207
    | Mfg # 13092DVD
    | UPC # 796279087353
    Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed in concert together. What a treat!! These two masters of the guitar complemented each other so well that it is hard to imagine one without the other! Chet Atkins, the subdued quiet picker, thrilled at performing the fast, frantic instrumental written by his energetic alter ego, Jerry Reed. Their careers intertwined for most of forty years, resulting in a number of award-winning collaborations. Their 1992 Grammy Award wi...
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