This comprehensive study of contemporary flatpicking guitar technique presents numerous solos for the beginning through advanced flatpicking guitarist along with tips on creating your own flatpicking arrangements. The book addresses the tablature system, tuning, right and left-hand technique, use of the capo and the microphone, transposing using the Nashville numbering system, bluegrass back-up, arranging flatpicking solos and instrumentals. If you're into country or bluegrass music, or if you just want to develop outstanding flatpicking technique, this book is for you. Written in standard notation and tablature. The stereo play-along CD features Steve Kaufman's rousing performance of each flatpicking solo! Also includes a DVD containing some of the solos and techniques presented in the book.
Learn loved jazz standards from a piano player’s point of view. Per Danielsson analyzes and teaches both melodic and harmonic material with an "easy to understand" approach, paying particular attention to each tune’s unique features and demonstrating elements of the standards that have evolved over time to become the recognizable components that make these songs the classic masterpieces as we know them to be. The visual application of this DVD will help you to absorb the tunes more completely, and speed up the learning process. The tunes are recorded with a four piece band to fully express the sound, style and material being taught.