[NAMM] Tommy Emmanuel: A Step-by-Step Breakdown
Hal Leonard released at NAMM two titles for guitarists: Signature Licks book/CD packs examining the playing of Tommy Emmanuel and Duane Allman.
Tommy Emmanuel is an Australian guitarist revered for his complex fingerpicking style, energetic performances and his use of percussive effects on the instrument, according to Hal Leonard. In 2008 and 2010, he was voted the "Best Acoustic Guitarist in the World" by Guitar Player readers, and his hero Chet Atkins even deemed him an official Certified Guitar Player.
In Tommy Emmanuel: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of His Guitar Styles & Techniques (HL00696409 / $22.99), author Chad Johnson provides analysis of a dozen songs, with a CD featuring demos of all the music examples in the book. Songs examined are: Angelina • Can't Get Enough • Countrywide • Determination • From the Hip • Guitar Boogie Shuffle • The Hunt • Initiation • Lewis & Clark • Since We Met • Up from Down Under • Who Dares Wins.
Co-founder of the seminal southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band and a sought-after session player, the late Duane Allman is revered for his expressive slide guitar playing and improvisational skills, Hal Leonard ays. A Rolling Stone poll ranked him #2 (second only to Hendrix) in a list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, and Guitar Player has praised his tone as among the greatest of all time.
Duane Allman: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of His Guitar Styles & Techniques (HL00696042 / $22.99) by Dave Rubin explores the songs and solos from: Blue Sky • Dreams I'll Never See • In Memory of Elizabeth Reed • It's Not My Cross to Bear • Layla • Leave My Blues at Home • Little Martha • Mountain Jam • (They Call It) Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday Blues) • Trouble No More (Someday Baby) • Whipping Post • You Don't Love Me.
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