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Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, Volume 8, Number 3, March / April 2004
Price: $5.00

The March/April 2004 issue of the Flatpicking Guitar Magazine includes:
We have a 68-minute Audio CD to accompany this issue!

An article about Arty McGlynn: tab to "Peter Byrne's Fancy/Creeping Docken"
Flatpick Profile: Chris Newman: tab to "The Mathematician"
Flatpick Profile: Tony McManus: tab to "King of the Pipers"
Ken Miller Guitars
New Release Highlight: The Lightning Field by Robin Bullock ("Rakish Paddy")
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, Volume 11, Number 4 May / June 2007
Price: $5.00

The May/June 2007 issue of the Flatpicking Guitar Magazine includes:
We have a 68-minute Audio CD to accompany this issue!

The Pioneers of Flatpicking: "Don't Hang Around Me Anymore"
Konkoly Guitars
Hank Snow, Guitar Hero
Flatpicking Profile: Mitch Corbin & "Huckleberry Hornpipe"
The Delmore Brothers and "It's Raining on the Mountain"
CD Highlight: Robert Bowlin and "East Tennessee Blues"
Repair Wizard Snuffy Smith
Flatpicking Styles, Volume 2 - Irish & Canadian Tunes CD-ROM
Price: $12.95

On this CD-Rom, containing 75 articles, Flatpicking Guitar Magazine editor Dan Miller has compiled all of the articles from Flatpicking Guitar Magazine that have appeared during the first twelve years of the magazine's publication that pertain to the flatpicking guitar tunes that come to us from Ireland, England, Scottland, the British Isles, and Canada.
The Flatpicker's Guide to Irish Music by Dan Miller and Tim May
Price: $24.95

Tim May and Dan Miller's book and audio CD "The Flatpicker's Guide to Irish Music" (116 pages) introduces the flatpicking guitar player to ten common Irish tunes and the theory and technique of Irish rhythm. The first part of the book discusses the theory and technique of Irish guitar rhythm, to include right hand technique, chord substitutions, and bass movement within chords. In a typical Irish session, the lead instruments will all play the melody simultaneously and the rhythm guitar player will improvise the chord changes behind the melody. In the second part of the book each of the ten tunes presented include a study the melody of the tune, variations on the melody, standard chords for the tune, and chord substitution variations. The tunes presented cover 3/4, 4/4, 6/8, and 9/8 time signatures and a variety of typical embellishments that are common to Irish music. The concept of modes is also addressed as the tunes that are presented include tunes played in the Ionian, Aeolian, and Dorian modes. Additional rhythm ideas that include harmonized scale rhythm, Drop D rhythm, and DADGAD chords are also presented.
The Flatpicker's Guide to Old-Time Music by Tim May and Dan Miller
Price: $29.95

The Flatpicker's Guide to Old-Time Music 160-page book with 2 audio CDs
Tim May and Dan Miller's "Flatpicker's Guide to Old-Time Music" is a 160 page book (with 2 audio CDs) that is designed for flatpickers who want to study the rhythm playing of old-time rhythm guitarists and learn how to play solos to 11 great old-time fiddle tunes. The book is presented in two sections. The first section (60 pages) presents a very thorough study of old-time rhythm guitar. This section emphasizes learning bass note selection and bass note runs and would be ideal for any acoustic guitar player who not only plays in an old-time setting, but any guitar player who plays in a small ensemble that does not include a bass player. If you play in a duo or trio that does not include a bass player, the rhythm ideas presented in this book will help you add a lot of texture and interest to your rhythm playing.