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  • Beyond Chord Melody by Martin Taylor – ebook

    $19.99

    Master jazz guitar chord melody with Martin Taylor MBE

    Do you struggle to create beautiful chord melody guitar arrangements? Do you want to find your own unique jazz guitar voice? Do you want to improvise spontaneous chord melody guitar solos?

    Beyond Chord Melody with Martin Taylor MBE condenses over 40 years of playing expertise and insight into a beautiful jazz guitar book. Learn from the internationally acclaimed master of chord melody guitar as he guides you through his 7-step method to creating your own guitar arrangements.

    As a special bonus, two specially commissioned online videos are included, with Martin Taylor illustrating key techniques.

    What you’ll learn:

    • 7 steps to jazz chord melody guitar that will unlock your creativity.
    • How to make a chord melody arrangement of any jazz standard.
    • How to play chords and solo at the same time.
    • Overcome the common blocks that stifle your jazz guitar progress.
    • Build stunning jazz chord melody guitar arrangements.
    • Leverage the essential components of any jazz standard.
    • Break away from chord boxes and discover the freedom of polyphonic jazz guitar playing.

    Bonus 1: Learn a complete chord melody arrangement of an original tune to consolidate all the jazz guitar techniques and kick start your jazz chord melody guitar mastery.

    Bonus 2: Two exclusive videos with Martin Taylor that clearly demonstrate the most fundamental aspects of his jazz guitar style.

    If you love jazz chord melody guitar, you’ve probably struggled to learn other people’s arrangements, while struggling to create your own.

    Beyond Chord Melody teaches you Martin Taylor’s own secret formula for creating instant jazz guitar arrangements and gives you the tools to master your guitar and create your own stunning chord melody arrangements.

    Beyond Chord Melody with Martin Taylor MBE is the antidote to formulaic guitar methods. His 7-step chord melody guitar system helps you “break out of the box” and is taught in a clear, concise manner.

    Martin Taylor starts from basic jazz guitar theory and adds layer upon layer of detail to create your own, beautiful jazz guitar chord melody guitar arrangements.

    Buy it now to begin creating your own beautiful chord melody guitar arrangements.

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  • The Country Fingerstyle Guitar Method by Levi Clay – ebook

    $19.99

    Master fingerstyle country guitar and learn the styles of the greatest country guitar players

    Are you struggling to master country guitar and Travis picking? The Country Fingerstyle Guitar Method is the perfect way to master fingerpicking on the guitar.

    Here’s what you will learn:

    • Master every essential country guitar technique.
    • Develop Travis picking, syncopation, and articulation.
    • Effortlessly combine advanced chords, inversions, and bass lines.
    • Learn the guitar Styles of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed.
    • Discover banjo rolls and the secret to effortless speed and fluency.
    • Learn with tablature, notation, and hundreds of audio examples of authentic country guitar vocabulary.

    Part One tackles the techniques needed to build confidence, speed, and articulation. You will cover the “pinch” technique, thumb picks, and alternating bass lines, syncopation, articulation, combining chord and bass lines, and soloing while holding down the chords and bass. You will become the perfect country guitar all-rounder with an excellent mastery of Travis picking.

    Part Two takes a detailed look at the evolution of fingerstyle country guitar and studies the styles and idiosyncrasies of artists like Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed. Each artist’s approach is dissected and through multiple “in the style of” examples. You will gain great insight into how country guitar picking developed into the virtuosic style it has now become. You will discover harmony, part layering, harmonics, the “claw” technique, thumb picking, counterpoint, altered tunings, and much more.

    Each technique and approach is combined into a musical study that gives real insight into the greatest country guitar players in the world, and put you on the way to developing your own unique style.

    Here’s what you get:

    • Over 100 pages of country picking essentials stuffed with 190 individually recorded examples so you can develop at your own pace.
    • A complete course in country fingerstyle–from first rudiments to advanced techniques teaching you to play the country classics while developing your own personal style.
    • Detailed discussion of thumb picks, tone, technique and the evolution of country guitar.
    • Complete style-files of three of the greatest country fingerstyle guitarists.
    • Every essential country chord, technique, bass line, lick and trick to get you playing the right way as quickly as possible.

    Bonus! – A complete solo guitar study to consolidate your new skills and help you understand how to combine all the techniques included.

    Buy it now to supercharge your country fingerpicking mastery.

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  • The Complete Country Guitar Method Compilation by Levi Clay – ebook

    $39.99

    The Perfect Resource for Any Country Guitar Player

    Three Best-Selling Country Guitar Books in One Complete Volume

    • Discover every essential country guitar chord.
    • Master country guitar techniques like banjo rolls and hybrid picking.
    • Learn and apply over 100 country guitar licks.
    • Play exciting country guitar solos with authentic backing tracks.
    • Discover every important country guitar scale in addition to learning the CAGED System.
    • Master bends, slides, picking, legato, and much more!

    The Complete Country Guitar Method Compilation is a collection of three best-selling books that teach the essential skills required to move from absolute basics to astonishing country guitar solos.

    Here’s What You Get:

    • Three best-selling books in one!
    • 278 pages of traditional and cutting-edge country guitar essentials.
    • Over 400 notated audio examples so you can hear how to play guitar.
    • A complete breakdown and masterclass of every country guitar technique.
    • Over 100 authentic “in the style of” country guitar licks.

    You’ll be a country guitar picking pro in no time.

    Book 1: Country Guitar for Beginners

    Are you struggling to learn country guitar? This book covers the essential country chord voicings found in everything from cowboy ballads to western swing. There are plenty of country guitar secrets thrown in too so you’ll need to pay attention! Once you’ve learned these voicings, you will apply them by playing real country rhythm guitar.

    Next, you’ll move on to develop a full range of scales, arpeggios and soloing approaches that can be applied to country music, preparing your fingers for the more technically demanding aspects of country guitar.

    Book 2: Country Guitar Soloing Techniques

    Have you ever wondered how great country guitarists effortlessly outline the chord sequences in their solos and never break a sweat? This book teaches you authentic country guitar soloing using the actual techniques of the masters.

    With over 180 notated audio examples, every essential technique, scale and approach is dissected and developed into musical licks and exciting, flamboyant solos. From simple scales to triads and chromatic approach notes, the harmonic and theoretical aspects of soloing are broken down and rebuilt effortlessly into articulate solo lines that sound incredible. You’ll discover triads, Pentatonic scales, open string licks, hybrid-picking, banjo rolls, slurs and chromatic ideas that will quickly propel you to country guitar soloing greatness.

    Book 3: Country Guitar Heroes – 100 Licks for Country Guitar

    This goes way beyond every other lick book available. It’s a complete guitar method for country guitar that teaches you how to learn and internalize the language of the country guitar masters into your everyday playing.

    The style and language of the 20 most genre-defining country guitar players are discussed and analyzed, along with five defining, “in the style of” guitar licks are given for each player.

    Albert Lee | Brad Paisley | Brent Mason | Buck Owens/Don Rich | Chet Atkins | Danny Gatton | Eldon Shamblin | Glen Campbell | Hank Garland | James Burton | Jerry Donahue | Jerry Reed | Jimmy Bryant | Johnny Hiland | Keith Urban | Redd Volkaert | Roy Nichols | Steve Wariner | Vince Gill | Whit Smith

    In addition to learning their essential country guitar language, you will also learn how to easily incorporate their country guitar licks into your playing.

    You can’t afford to miss this incredible country guitar resource.

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  • Coheed and Cambria ‘The Color Before the Sun’ Songbook – ebook

    $22.00

    The complete guitar transcriptions for Coheed and Cambria’s 2015 album The Color Before the Sun.

    • Instant Digital Download
    • Print-Ready PDF – 91 Pages
    • Guitar Pro files for all songs (guitars only)

    Tunings:

    E–A–D–G–B–E

    • Island
    • Eraser
    • Here to Mars
    • Ghost
    • Young Love
    • You Got Spirit, Kid
    • Peace to the Mountain

    D–A–D–G–B–E

    • Colors
    • Atlas
    • The Audience

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  • Volbeat Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie – ebook

    $22.00

    The complete guitar transcriptions for Volbeat’s 2016 Album Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie.

    • Instant digital download
    • Print-ready PDF – 108 pages
    • Guitar Pro files for all songs (guitars only)

    Tunings:

    D–C–G–F–A–D

    • The Devil’s Bleeding Crown
    • Marie Laveau
    • For Evigt
    • The Gates of Babylon
    • Goodbye Forever

    E–A–D–G–B–E

    • Let It Burn
    • Black Rose
    • Rebound
    • Mary Jane Kelly
    • Seal the Deal
    • You Will Know
    • The Loa’s Crossroad

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  • Mastodon ‘Once More Round the Sun’ Songbook – ebook

    $22.00

    The Complete Guitar Transcription for Mastodon’s 2014 album Once More ‘Round the Sun.

    Here’s what you will get:

    • Instant Digital Download
    • Print-Ready PDF – 142 Pages
    • Guitar Pro files for all songs (guitars only)

    Tunings:

    C-G-C-F-A-D

    • Tread Lightly
    • The Motherload
    • Once More ‘Round the Sun
    • Feast Your Eyes

    A-G-C-F-A-D

    • High Road
    • Chimes at Midnight
    • Diamond in the Witch House

    D-G-C-F-A-D

    • Asleep in the Deep
    • Aunt Lisa
    • Ember City

    A-G-C-F-A-C

    • Halloween

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  • Hybrid Picking Exercises by Gustavo Assis-Brasil – ebook

    $22.00

    Single Note Permutations is a step towards developing fluent technique for combining pick and fingers. Here you’ll find more than 1,400 different exercises based entirely on permutations. You should condition your fingers to respond to the intuitive part of your brain when you are playing, not just what they can do by themselves.

    If you want to get inspired, be original, and get away from your own clichés, this book is for you.

    Downloadable ebook

  • Hybrid Picking Lines and Licks by Gustavo Assis-Brasil – ebook

    $19.95

    Guitarist, composer, recording artist, educator, and author Gustavo Assis-Brasil presents his third book about hybrid-picking technique. Recommended for intermediate to advanced guitarists, Hybrid Picking Lines & Licks is a collection of 284 modern phrases exclusively written for the pick and fingers combined.

    Chapters include: Triads, Arpeggios, Pentatonics, Scales and Modes, Atonal, Intervallic, and Octave Displacement Lines and Licks.

    “Welcome to a very splendid new book on hybrid picking! Essentially this is the “Swiss army knife” approach to picking technique, combining the advantages of fingerstyle and “regular” picking to facilitate all sorts of crazy stuff (wide interval leaps, open chord voicings, polyphony, you name it…) which would otherwise be unplayable. Hybrid Picking Lines & Licks For Guitar offers an abundance of new ideas for your delectation… Perhaps the coolest thing about the examples in here is that they’re not just technical exercises: the actual notes are interesting, too, so your fretting hand and musical ear are just as likely to benefit as your hybrid picking technique itself. I’m confident that any guitar player, regardless of his/her style and technique, will find something challenging and inspiring in the following pages. Nice one, Gustavo!” – Guthrie Govan

    “Since working out of Gustavo Assis-Brasil’s Hybrid Picking books I’ve definitely been graced with new and creative approaches to the guitar. I’ve always been a fan of wide intervallic lines, as well as voice leading, and hybrid picking seems to be the perfect technique encompassing both those things and more. I’ve literally been inspired to write new music directly after spending a little time with his books daily. Getting the Lines & Licks book pushed things even further as far as creative lines are concerned. Having use of my other fingers while still holding the pick is an ingenious way to approach the guitar!” – Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders)

    Downloadable ebook

  • Hybrid Picking for Guitar by Gustavo Assis-Brasil – ebook

    $30.00

    The original best seller! A complete method for combining pick and fingers.

    “With Hybrid Picking For Guitar, Gustavo Assis-Brasil has created a hugely valuable resource, in terms of expanding both one’s technique and vocabulary. Also, the studies at the end of the book are beautiful pieces in their own right. I highly recommend it.” –Ben Monder

    “Gustavo’s book is probably the most comprehensive study of hybrid picking I’ve seen. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in this technique.”–Brett Garsed

    Downloadable ebook

  • Jazz Boot Camp Vol.1

    $0.99

    Five lessons on how to play like some of the biggest names in the genre.

    Exclusive downloadable ebook.

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    2019 Digital Issue 03 March

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    Premier Guitar March 2019: Stompbox junkies going into withdrawal since last year’s Pedal Issue should feel significantly sated this month, as we’ve both rounded up 16 pro pedalboards from across the stylistic spectrum that wowed us during our last year of Rig Rundowns, and collected photos and specs on 13 impressive boards from PG fans. In addition, our features section has talks with Jeff Tweedy and Hate Eternal’s Erik Rutan, as well as a profile of the late Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton. Meanwhile, our gear-review section takes in-depth looks at Bogner’s Ecstasy Blue Mini, Rocket Surgeon’s Codename: Black Hat, the Ashdown Tone Pocket, Way Huge’s Purple Platypus, the Heritage H-137SC, Third Man & Mantic’s Flex, the Balthazar Film Noir 50, Peavey’s MAX 150, the Takamine EF360SC TT, Damnation Audio’s Ugly Twin, Hughes & Kettner’s Black Spirit 200, the Komet K.O.D.A., and Trickfish’s Trilobite. Lastly, in the print edition (only), we have tablature transcriptions of Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell,” Lamb of God’s “Redneck,” and the Hellecasters’ “The Claw.”

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    2019 Digital Issue 02 February

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    Premier Guitar February 2019: Our cover story this month takes a look at the fascinating journey of Ergon Guitars’ luthier Adriano Sergio from being a kid obsessed with woodworking to being an in-demand bassist, then a Navy SEAL, then touring road tech for metal giants, and, finally, to luthier of exquisite handmade instruments. Artist interviews this month include Muse’s Matt Bellamy, Richard Lloyd, John Butler, and Jack Pearson. Meanwhile, our gear-reviews section is packed with in-depth looks at the Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff, Asher’s Hawaiian Junior Lap Steel, SoloDallas’ TSR4 Schaffer Replica Classic, the Zorg Small Basstar, Caparison’s Horus-M3 CC Courtney Cox signature model, BC Audio’s Bel Air 40, the Korora Audio Spira, ESP’s LTD GB-4 bass, Death By Audio’s Total Sonic Annihilation 2, the Breedlove Pursuit Concertina E, Dusky’s Hypatia, the Zeppelin Design Labs Quaverato, and Free the Tone’s Black Vehicle BV-1V. In the print issue (only), we also have tablature transcriptions of three tunes: Queen’s “Keep Yourself Alive (Live),” Lenny Breau’s arrangement of “Cannonball Rag,” and Coheed and Cambria’s “Here We Are Juggernaut.”