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David Ernst - Guitar Atlas: Celtic - Book and CD
An introduction to the music of Ireland and Scotland including jigs, reels, slow airs and laments, hornpipes, strathspeys and O'Carolan tunes in standard and DADGAD tunings. This starts with ornamentation, harmony and arrangement, tuning, and melodic development and includes lessons and examples of each style: Jigs - "Blarney Pilgrim", Reels - "Conlon's 2, The Morning Dew", Slow Airs and Laments - "My Fair Love, Highland Boat Song", Hornpipes - "The Scent of the Bog", Strathspeys - "The Flax of Bloom", O'Carolan Tunes - "George Brabazon, 2nd Air" (standard and DADGAD tunings), "Shi Beg Shi Mhor" (standard and DADGAD tunings) and a lesson on arranging - "Fairy Jig" (standard and DADGAD tunings).
Notation and tab / Fingerstyle...........................................Price - $15.95

Banning Eyre - Guitar Atlas: Africa - Book and CD
Banning Eyre, a recognized expert in African guitar music, guides you through a variety of important styles including: "Congolese, Malian Blues, Mbira, Mbaqanga, and Juju." Learn about the history of this music, the pioneering musicians that developed each style, and the dominant characteristics and techniques necessary to play this remarkable music. A CD demonstrating examples and compositions in the book makes learning easy and trouble-free for all. Contains lessons on a variety of African styles including: "Congolese, Malian Blues, Mbira, Mbaqanga". Explore a variety of important styles and techniques from the intertwining guitar boogie of the Congo and the serene, the percussive weave of Nigerian juju music, to the flashy fingerpicking of Mali and Madagascar.
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Raleigh Green - Guitar Atlas: Jamaica - Book and CD
Jamaican music is loved throughout the world for its laid-back feel as well as its intense, lively rhythms. Its influence is apparent across many musical styles, from reggae rhythms in the songs of popular bands like The Police, to ska beats in the music of groups such as The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Toasters. Even rap music evolved from the Jamaican vocal style called “toasting,” and the influence of Bob Marley is evident throughout the world of music and pop culture. Guitar Atlas: Jamaica teaches many of the styles that make Jamaican music so unique, from early movements like mento (the calypso-inspired style popular in the 1950s) to modern styles like dub (an electronic form of reggae). You’ll learn about the spiritual influence of the Rastafarian religion and explore the work of numerous Jamaican musicians, including Lord Flea, Count Lasher, The Maytals, The Skatalites, Lynn Taitt, Bob Marley, Black Uhuru, Ernest Ranglin, and many others. With a wealth of chordal and melodic ideas for the guitar, this book will improve your technique, increase your knowledge, and make you a more well-rounded musician. The CD demonstrates all the examples and compositions featured in the book.
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Dennis Koster - Guitar Atlas: Flamenco - Book and CD
The Guitar Atlas series continues with a vivid exploration of flamenco guitar. Dennis Koster, one of New York's most sought-after teachers and performers for over 25 years, guides you through distinctive flamenco rhythms while also teaching you important flamenco guitar techniques like rasgueado, tremolo, arpeggio, picado, and golpe. The book also includes a demonstration CD which is sure to make learning this style both easy and fun! Contains specific lessons on basic flamenco rhythms including "Soleares, Alegrias and Bulerias". Also included are a number of authentic flamenco solo guitar compositions!
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Lou Manzi - Guitar Atlas: Italy - Book and CD
Guitar Atlas: Italy brings you the lively rhythms and emotional melodies of Italian music. The rich tradition of Italian music has been under represented in the “world music” genre - until now! Learn the history, cultural influences, and instruments of each area of the country. While some of the songs featured were originally performed on instruments such as flute, mandolin, or bagpipes, here they appear as guitar arrangements for the first time. To help guitarists pick up all the nuances of style, the book covers both fingerstyle and pickstyle playing, and explores special techniques such as grace notes, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and tremolo. A CD demonstrating the book's examples and compositions is included.
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Sanjay Mishra - Guitar Atlas: India - Book and CD
An introduction to the most important elements of Indian Music. These lessons and examples include: 1) Folk music of India - "Chol Mini Assam Jabo" ( Come Let Us Go to Assam), "Sohag Chand Badani Nacho To Dekhi" (Let Me See You Dance in the Moonlight), "Folksong from Rajasthan", 2) Devotional music in India "Om Jai Jagdish Hare" (Praise Be the Almighty), "Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram" (Glory to Lord Ram, the Most Glorious One of Ragu's race), "Qawwali Tune", "Dadra" 3) Hindustani Music - The Classical Music of North India - Ragas and rhythm - "Raga Bageshri " (Thaat Kafi), "Raga Khamaj" (Thaat Khamaj) and Raga Scales.
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Frank Natter - Guitar Atlas: Russia - Book and CD
Russia has a deep and rich cultural tradition of artists, writers, musicians, and composers. The names "Tchaikovsky," "Mussorgsky," and "Rachmaninoff" may belong to the world, but these composers were Russian through and through. Guitar Atlas: Russia explores the country's remarkable musical heritage, covering everything from the music of Russian villages to the sacred tones and melodies adapted from ancient Byzantine modes. This will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation for a truly unique culture. Traditional Russian instruments, like the balalaika, domra, and seven-string guitar, are explained in detail, as well as the altered tunings and techniques designed to emulate them. Since folk music is such an integral part of Russian culture, this book explores familiar work songs, epic songs of the Russian bards, and romances of the Russian gypsies. Learning these songs will enrich your repertoire and give you insight into the music that has inspired some of the greatest artists and musicians in history. By the time you're done, you will have gained a fresh perspective into one of the world's greatest musical traditions and see that passion is at the heart of Russian music. The CD includes all the examples and demonstrations featured in the book.
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Billy Newman - Guitar Atlas: Brazil - Book and CD
Renowned guitarist Billy Newman guides you through numerous Brazilian rhythms such clearly explaining the chord sequences and techniques of each style. Contains specific lessons on distinctive Brazilian rhythms and styles including: "Maxixe, Tango, Choro, Baiao, Samba, and Bossa Nova". In addition, a rich variety of characteristic chord progressions are taught with techniques for integrating Brazilian melodic and accompaniment styles. Also included are a number of authentic solo guitar Brazilian compositions!
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Jeff Peretz - Guitar Atlas: Cuba - Book and CD
The signature sound of Cuban music is popular throughout the world. At its heart is the clave---the underlying groove that defines the music of Cuba. In Guitar Atlas: Cuba, author Jeff Peretz breaks down this fundamental rhythm and shows that the clave can be played by any guitarist. For those who do not play Cuban music, the concepts in this book improve sense of rhythm and syncopation in any style. In addition to teaching the music itself, this book also explores the background of Cuban music, including African and European cultural influences as well as the impact of the political events of the 20th century. You'll learn about the different styles of music from all over the island and the musicians who popularized them, and explore the unique instruments of Cuba. A CD with demonstrations of all examples and compositions is included.
Notation and tab / Fingerstyle...........................................Price - $15.95

Jeff Peretz - Guitar Atlas: Middle East - Book and CD
An introduction to the exotic and exciting music of: Algeria, The Bedouins, Egypt, Israel, Kuwait, Morocco, Nubia, Sudan, Turkey and more! These lessons include the Arabic tone system, the Maqam phenomena (terrachords), exotic scale forms, and Taqsim - an improvisation form that will open your mind to a new dimension in music, forever altering your approach to guitar soloing!. The songs include: Taqsim ("Temple of Dum 15"), harmonic major / harmonic minor modulation ("People of the Dark, Dafine's Dilemma"), Wasn rhythm (Basic Belly Dance Rhythms) - "Belly Dance Excerpt, Maqsum Belly Dance, Morrocan 6, Cafe Shobor 9", Oriental Art Styles ("Sama-I"), Modern Middle Eastern Styles (Rai - "2:30 A.M, Rosh Shel Lee") and lessons on the Persian Dhagsta System.
Notation and tab / Fingerstyle...........................................Price - $15.95

Jeff Roberts - Guitar Atlas: China - Book and CD
This book introduces the rich cultural and musical heritage of China. You'll learn innovative techniques and tunings designed for adapting the music of traditional instruments (guzheng, pipa, and dizi) to the guitar. You'll also gain knowledge about the different instrument classifications (metal, stone, clay, silk, bamboo, wood, gourd, and skin). Guitar Atlas: China features traditional pieces like "Wan Nian Huan" ("Ten Thousand Years of Happiness") and "Chu Shui Lian" ("Lotus in Water"), and also includes excerpts from various Chinese operas.
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Burgess Speed - Guitar Atlas: Japan - Book and CD
To most of us, Japan is an exotic and faraway land. When we see images of Shinto shrines, pagodas, geishas, and Kabuki actors in face paint, our imaginations are immediately captured. Now you can experience this rich and mysterious culture through its music. In addition to arrangements of classic folk tunes such as “Sakura” and “Edo Komori-uta,” Guitar Atlas: Japan teaches about Japanese scales, modes, and tunings, and traditional instruments such as the shamisen, koto, shakuhachi. Learn guitar techniques to emulate the sounds of these exotic instruments. Discover the fascinating world of Kabuki music, including a style of shamisen playing called ozatsuma. The book also informs about the Bon odori, or bon dances, held during the summer festival of Bon. This exciting introduction to the music of Japan offers new and interesting music to add to your repertoire, and teaches techniques, theory, and traditions that will enhance your playing and enrich your spirit. A CD demonstrating all examples and compositions is included.
Notation and tab / Fingerstyle...........................................Price - $15.95

Jazz Guitar Chords & Arpeggio Patterns - Stacy McKee - This unique book includes 300 jazz guitar chord formations and matching single note arpeggio patterns in a quick reference format that no one has ever done before! Cross indexing makes this manual extremely easy to use and regardless of what style of music you play, we know you will find this to be a valuable, "must have" addition to your library.  Stacy McKee was the featured guitarist with "Les Brown and The Band Of Renown" and for a limited time only, we will include an exclusive copy of his book FREE with your first order!
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