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 […]
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 […]
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 new book, The Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp, published by Carl Fischer. The book features […]
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.
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.
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…