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Sale!: During the Month of May 2019, all digital download format books and CDs are on sale for 30% off of the price listed below. Your discount will be applied when you checkout.
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DocFest - A Tribute to Doc Watson CD Download
DocFest - A Tribute to Doc Watson CD Download
Price: $7.00

On this CD Flatpicking Guitar Magazine pays tribute to Doc Watson, Merle Watson & Jack Lawrence with the release of a new musical tribute CD:
This CD includes eighteen tunes by many of todayʼs top flatpickers. Each of the artist on this project were inspired to
learn the song that they perform after first hearing the song performed by Doc Watson with one of his musical partners
Merle Watson or Jack Lawrence. The CD includes Fourteen Vocals Songs and Four Instrumental Tunes as follows:
Flatpicking Favorites: Hot & Spicy CD Download
Flatpicking Favorites: Hot & Spicy CD Download
Price: $7.00

When Dan Miller (of FGM Records and Flatpicking Guitar Magazine) responds to reader and customer requests, he does it in a big way! On its face, this CD features 16 guitar duets of flatpicking "standards" -- but these tunes are now anything but standard. Dan gathered as many flatpicking luminaries as he could and asked them to play "hot and fast." And the pickers responded. Tired of playing these tunes the same old way, they added a spicy twist to each duet, adding new approaches, new licks, and new phrasings.
Flatpicking Bluegrass CD Download
Flatpicking Bluegrass CD Download
Price: $7.00

Flatpicking Bluegrass is a CD combines hard-core traditional bluegrass songs with the best singers and guitar players in the business! An awesome combination! Flatpicking Bluegrass highlights lead guitar work on standard bluegrass vocal tunes. Each song on the CD features a full bluegrass band. While the band remains the same for each tune, the guitar player/lead singer changes. The guitar players/lead singers who are featured on this CD include some of the finest in bluegrass: Josh Williams, Tim Stafford, Kenny Smith, John Chapman, Brad Davis, Tim May, Richard Bennett, Jim Hurst, Chris Jones, Jeff White, Stephen Mougin, and Jim Nunally.
New Standards for Flatpicking Guitar - CD
New Standards for Flatpicking Guitar - CD
Price: $12.00

In September of 1999 Flatpicking Guitar Magazine began producing an instructional audio CD to accompany each issue. In preparation for the first audio CD we recorded Kenny Smith and Curtis Jones playing a duet on the tune "Angeline the Baker" for the September/October 1999 issue. After listening to Kenny and Curtis play this tune together we realized the incredible beauty and power the sound of two acoustic guitars played in duo contained and the idea for New Standards was born.
The Bluegrass Guitar Style of Charles Sawtelle (book)
The Bluegrass Guitar Style of Charles Sawtelle (book)
Price: $19.95

Charles Sawtelle is one of the most innovative guitar players in bluegrass history. His bluesy syncopated solos with the popular bluegrass band Hot Rize proved true the famous saying 'less is more.' Charles is a true master of tone, timing, and taste in bluegrass guitar playing and his exciting and innovative solos have thrilled bluegrass fans around the world. This comprehensive book provides you with a Sawtelle biography, an extensive interview with Charles, a section on Charles' rhythm style, 27 transcriptions of Sawtelle solos in both standard notation and tablature, with notes accompanying each solo transcription and dozens of photographs of Charles and Hot Rize. All fans of Hot Rize will love this book.
The Guitar Player's Right Hand Workout Book/CD By Jeff Troxel
The Guitar Player's Right Hand Workout Book/CD By Jeff Troxel
Price: $19.95

The Guitar Player's Right Hand Workout
The right hand is the most important component in the development of your guitar playing skills. You can have great left hand technique and know all of your scales and chords, but if your right hand is not accurate, smooth, and relaxed, then your timing suffers, your tone is weak, your note clarity is lacking and there is no sense of fluidity to your music. Your right hand is your metronome and your ability to create great tone and play at high tempos resides mostly in that right hand as well.
Flatpicking Guitar Christmas - by Roberto Della Vecchia
Flatpicking Guitar Christmas - by Roberto Della Vecchia
Price: $19.95

Flatpicking Guitar Christmas: 10 Carols Arranged for Solo Flatpicking Guitar
Book and Audio CD
By Roberto Dalla Vecchia

During the holiday season, it is not uncommon for guitar players to be asked by family and friends if they would play a few seasonal tunes. Unfortunately, most guitar players do not spend a lot of time practicing and learning these tunes. For a flatpicker, picking up the guitar and playing a Christmas melody without the accompaniment of other musicians is something that is typically outside of their comfort zone. But that doesn't have to be the case!
Solo Flatpicking Guitar by Roberto Dalla Vecchia
Solo Flatpicking Guitar by Roberto Dalla Vecchia
Price: $19.95

Solo Flatpicking Guitar: 10 Favorite Fiddle Tunes
     Since flatpicking guitar players typically perform and record in the ensemble setting, flatpicking solos are usually arranged in the context of other instruments providing rhythmic and harmonic accompaniment.  While those single note linear solos sound great when played in the context of an ensemble, they can sound quite sparse and lacking in texture and dimension if the flatpicking guitar player is playing alone.  More and more, flatpickers are exploring solo performance.  Well known flatpickers like Dan Crary, Beppe Gambetta, Steve Kaufman, David Grier, Robert Bowlin and Orrin Star, and others, are performing and/or recording as solo acts.  These players are adding techniques such as open ringing notes, chordal strums, chord-melody style phrases, floating licks, drone notes, and crosspicking to their linear lines in order to add a full texture and broad dimension to solo performances.  But still, written material arranged for the solo player is not so easy to find.  Solo Flatpicking Guitar aims to fix that problem.
Learning Music By Ear For All Stringed Instruments -  Book and CD
Learning Music By Ear For All Stringed Instruments - Book and CD
Price: $19.95

Learning how to play your musical instrument by ear is a skill that is vital to your development as a musician. While reading music is also a valuable skill, in many forms of music—folk, old-time, bluegrass, rock, Celtic, blues, country, jazz—you are not typically going to have a music stand sitting in front of you at a jam session or stage performance. Also, in these genres of music, it is very likely that a given song that you want to learn will not be available to you in written form and so the only way you will be able to learn the song is if you know how to do it by ear.
Study in Flatpicking - Jeff Troxel - Book / Audio CD
Study in Flatpicking - Jeff Troxel - Book / Audio CD
Price: $24.95

A Study In Flatpicking: Twenty Tunes and Variations - Spiral Bound Book with 2 CDs is ideal for anyone who wants to learn tunes, and variations, from the standard flatpicking fiddle tune repertoire. This is the "ideal" book because author Jeff Troxel provides more than just simple tunes and variations here. In the front of the book he talks about how to think about the arrangement and execution of fiddle tunes (through text and example) in a section called "Arranging A Fiddle Tune." He also provides an appendix full of scale and arpeggio fingering exercises, music theory, and slurring exercises that will help any player increase his or her knowledge of the fingerboard and their technical abilities on the guitar. Working through all of the examples and exercises in addition to learning the two arrangements to each tune that Jeff presents in this book will improve your overall flatpicking abilities and knowledge. Even if you already know arrangements for all of these tunes, learning Jeff's well thought out arrangements will greatly expand your ability to create your own variations and improvisations. Jeff also provides audio files for each tune so that you can hear what the arrangements are supposed to sound like.
   
 
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