African Guitar Summit
- ASIN: B002X06FWC
African Guitar Styles Book with audio files
This is the first practical guide to some of the most beautiful guitar music on earth. For this pioneering tour of some of the great musical styles, Sierra Leonean bandleader and composer Folo Graff draws on nearly twenty years' experience of teaching African guitar all over the world. In one volume, he brings together a huge selection of classic styles old and new from all over the continent, ranging from the desert blues of Mali through West African highlife and Afrobeat to Congolese rumba and soukous and South African township jive. * 32 multi-part arrangements * almost 120 authentic riffs * 30 regional and pan-African styles * fully notated in staff and tablature * complete left and right hand fingering * unique beat-count line to boost mastery of African rhythms * full playing instructions * optional basslines * complete percussion arrangements * play solo, in ensemble, or with CD or sequencer * combine parts within pieces for dozens of different musical arrangements * for all levels from novice to advanced * supporting scale exercises * introduction explains - fundamental principles of African rhythm and harmony - essentials of African guitar technique - key secrets of African musicianship. The audio files can be downloaded from a link accessed from the inside front cover p...
- ASIN: 1882146913
- UPC: 663389104921
Rough Guide: African Guitar Legends
- ASIN: B076Y64CKG
Africa: Your Passport to a New World of Music (Book & Audio CD)
Banning Eyre, a recognized expert in African guitar music, guides you through a variety of important styles, including congolese, mbira, Malian blues, 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. All material is presented in standard notation and TAB. A CD demonstrating examples and compositions in the book makes learning easy and trouble-free for all players.
- Brand: Alfred
- ASIN: 0739024744
- UPC: 038081196350
Sir Victor Uwaifo: Guitar Boy Superstar 1970-76 (Soundway Records)
- ASIN: B005VZQNYQ
African Guitar: Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Music From Uganda, Congo/Zaire, Malawi, Namibia, Central Af
In this third lesson on Touch Technique Tony Keck presents a series of advance techniques. The tunes range from jazz blues to funk to country and demonstrates how versatile tapping can be. You will learn: . Improvisation . Diminished Approach Chords . Walking Bass . Country Blues Style . Muting and Dynamics . Creating Multipart Textures . Right Hand Triads . Finding Your Own Voice . Putting it All Together As you explore these ideas you will put them to practice with Yakety-Axe, Sitting On Top Of The World, Sleepwalk, Tony's Funky Excerpt and a 12 Bar Jazz Blues. A detailed tab/music instructional booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.
- ASIN: B000096IAO
- UPC: 011671301792
African Guitars Anthology
- ASIN: B0079KJHJE
The Beautiful Ones
The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of “Uptown” to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of “Paisley Park.” But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince—a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince’s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writ...
- ASIN: 0399589651
- ASIN: B07949CTTM
The Real Book: Sixth Edition
(Fake Book). The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won't even notice the difference, other than that all of the notorious errors have been fixed: the covers and typeface look the same, the song list is nearly identical, and the price for our edition is even cheaper than the original! Every conscientious musician will appreciate that these books are now produced accurately and ethically, benefitting the songwriters that we owe for some of the greatest tunes of all time! Includes 400 songs: All Blues * Au Privave * Autumn Leaves * Black Orpheus * Bluesette * Body and Soul * Bright Size Life * Con Alma * Dolphin Dance * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Easy Living * Epistrophy * Falling in Love with Love * Footprints * Four on Six * Giant Steps * Have You Met Miss Jones? * How High the Moon * I'll Remember April * Impressions * Lullaby of Birdland * Misty * My Funny Valen...
- Brand: Hal Leonard
- ASIN: 0634060384
- UPC: 073999683059
Various African Guitar Music Volume Two
20 more African Guitar tracks from Uganda, Zambia, Sudan, and Liberia
- ASIN: B07GGBRVL8
- UPC: 191092403838
- ASIN: B06WWJKDBJ
African Fingerstyle Guitar
The golden age of African fingerpicking guitar was in the 1950s and 1960s. The great players and recording artists of that time included Jean Bosco Mwenda and Losta Abelo from Zaire and George Mukabi from Kenya. Guitarists from other parts of the world have rarely if ever had a chance to learn their songs and playing techniques. On this video their arrangements are taught by John Low, who has lived, worked and studied with African musicians, including those mentioned above. There are some interesting links with American guitar styles but there are just as many differences, including rhythms borrowed from traditional African music and catchy up-beat patterns. African fingerstyle guitar is usually accompanied by rhythms played on a bottle. John Low is accompanied on this DVD by Frans Maathuis and Keith Jackman on bottles. A detailed tab/music instructional booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.
- ASIN: B000O598CC
- UPC: 796279093453
Song of Solomon
Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family’s origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world.
- Brand: Brand: Vintage
- ASIN: 140003342X
One Hit Wonder (The Woodcox Brothers Book 1)
I’ve only had two one night stands in my life.The first resulted in my baby girl.The second, a Vegas marriage to international sex symbol and drummer for the sales-breaking southern rock band, Chance Woodcox.Want to know the funny thing? Both one night stands were with the same guy. I’ve been trying to find the father of my daughter for years. Turns out I was just listening to the wrong radio station!I don’t know anything about this Chance Woodcox, or his band. All I know is fame comes with a lot of complications. Chance vows to protect me, but how can he when a literal spotlight is illuminating the dark secrets of my past?All I know is that I will do anything to protect my little girl…even if it means betraying the man I’ve hopelessly fallen in love with.
- ASIN: B07QL427XK
A Tribute To Jack Johnson
- ASIN: B0044K037M
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences and The Piano LessonWinner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best PlayIt is the spring of 1948. In the still cool evenings of Pittsburgh's Hill district, familiar sounds fill the air. A rooster crows. Screen doors slam. The laughter of friends gathered for a backyard card game rises just above the wail of a mother who has lost her son. And there's the sound of the blues, played and sung by young men and women with little more than a guitar in their hands and a dream in their hearts.August Wilson's Seven Guitars is the sixth chapter in his continuing theatrical saga that explores the hope, heartbreak, and heritage of the African-American experience in the twentieth century. The story follows a small group of friends who gather following the untimely death of Floyd "Schoolboy" Barton, a local blues guitarist on the edge of stardom. Together, they reminisce about his short life and discover the unspoken passions and undying spirit that live within each of them.
- ASIN: 0452276926
African American Steel Guitar Tradition
- ASIN: B0012DZUYA
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