As one of the world’s most renowned harp soloists and a passionate champion of new music for her instrument, Yolanda Kondonassis presents a comprehensive guide and conversational text on composing idiomatically for the harp in her work, The Composers Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp. The book features 22 detailed chapters on a […]
The Great American Songbook – Pop/Rock Era: Music and Lyrics for 100 Classic Songs
Most people think of older standards when they hear “Great American Songbook,” but these more recent hits are so successful that they already have earned their place in musical history. The Great American Songbook PopRock Era includes piano, voice, and guitar arrangements of 100 songs, including: Hey Jude, Piano Man, Sweet Home Alabama, Hotel California, and […]
The ‘Ukulele: A History
Since its introduction to Hawai‘i in 1879, the ‘ukulele has been many things: a symbol of an island paradise; a tool of political protest; an instrument central to a rich musical culture; a musical joke; a highly sought-after collectible; a cheap airport souvenir; a lucrative industry; and the product of a remarkable synthesis of western […]
First 50 Songs You Should Play On Bass
If you’re new to the bass, you are probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy arrangements in tab with lyrics for the most popular songs bassists want to play. Includes: American Girl • Billie Jean • Blister in the Sun • Crossfire • Hey Joe • I Got You (I Feel Good) • Livin’ on […]
The Bass Handbook: The Complete Guide to Mastering the Bass Guitar
This deluxe hardcover book designed to lay flat for ease of use is a comprehensive guide to the bass. The guide takes in everything from tuning the instrument to advanced harmony, as well as modern techniques, including slapping and harmonics.
Rolling Stones Gear: All the Stones’ Instruments from Stage to Studio
Rolling Stones Gear tells the story of the band through the instruments they used. It covers every tour and studio session since the Rolling Stones inception in 1962 through today
Playing for Singers: The Mike Greensill Method
Author Mike Greensill, a member of Local 6 (San Francisco, CA), provides a practical guide to the art of vocal accompaniment for jazz or cabaret pianists.
One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band
Until now, the real story of the Allman Brothers Band has never been told. One Way Out chronicles the journey from of the band from its formation in 1969 until today…
Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Greatest Records Revealed
Behind the Boards II is the second anthology telling the story behind the creation of some of the rocks greatest records, like “Hotel California” (The Eagles)
My Life with Deth: Discovering Meaning in a Life of Rock & Roll
Megadeth cofounder and bassist David Ellefson tells the story of the band and his personal journey as a musician.