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This 84-page book and audio package by Sean McGowan is a comprehensive course in learning the art of fingerstyle jazz guitar, taught by a world class jazz guitarist and instructor. From building chord vocabulary to separating bass and melody voices and to developing improvisation techniques, McGowan’s approach will help readers learn to play a variety of dynamic solo fingerstyle arrangements. The book includes 12 lessons on chord voicings and inversions, building jazz arrangements, and more, with over 120 musical examples, exercises, and songs, with audio.

Read more: Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Essentials from Stringletter

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Retail Truths: The Unconventional Wisdom of Retailing and 50 Ideas to Train Your Sales Staff in 15 Minutes a Day is a collection of more than 400 street-smart lessons on retailing that Chip Averwater has gathered from his own experience in business, as well as from his mentors and retailer friends.

Read more: Retail Truths from Hal Leonard

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The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years As Rock’s Bottom provides hundreds of color photos and descriptions, along with the history to sort out the legend from the lore. This book is for people like author and Rickenbacker aficionado Paul Boyer: bass players and collectors. But musical instrument dealers, pawn shops, and auction houses will also find the book useful when assessing instruments.

Read more: Hal Leonard’s ‘The Rickenbacker Electric Bass - 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom’

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This text covers styles appropriate to an intermediate book for brass.  It includes music from the 14th century up to the beginning of the twentieth century from dozens of countries, including original compositions that mimic many historic styles. The musical selections outside the standard repertoire compare well in quality to the more famous works and have unique elements that increase students’ musical vocabulary. In additional to classical etudes, a number of jazz etudes are incorporated that represent important jazz styles including Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, Blues and various Latin forms.

Read more: Meredith Music Publications ‘New Work for Trombone and Euphonium’

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Alfred Music has released a variety of officially licensed sheet music from the film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. These piano songbooks include eight arrangements that expand on the musical palette of Middle-earth, blending familiar motifs from The Lord of the Rings trilogy with an array of memorable new themes. Several songs available in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are also available as piano sheet music solos.

Read more: "Hymns Plus" by Mike Ericksen

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Featuring more than 400 songs in all styles, this 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” songbook features the melody, lyrics, and chords for ukulele. Songs include “Tip-Toe Thru’ the Tulips,” “Always on My Mind,” “Billie Jean,” “Desperado,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Rolling in the Deep,” “Sweet Caroline,” “Yellow Submarine,” and hundreds more.

Read more: The Ukulele Fake Book from Hal Leonard

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JustKaraoke 2.0 is a digital performance solution for karaoke hosts. It features new functions that eliminate the use of a “paper slip” system. The digital singer rotation can be coupled with the additional product Super Remote Request Kiosk for an efficient request system. The Singer History feature allows recall of earlier performances, song key, multiplex options, and entire venues by filter.

Read more: TriceraSoft JustKaraoke 2.0

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This new pedagogical work defines and describes the factors for success in both classical and non-classical performance. Throughout the book, Dr. Rousseau discusses a variety of saxophone topics from an historical view of the sound quality, articulations, learning techniques and many other topics. Rousseau covers such topics as the proper use of the air, embouchure, reed adjustments, articulation, and hand position. He discusses how the mouthpiece and ligature, instrument construction, and pads affect the tone and intonation. Exercises and special fingerings are also included. Retail price: $25.00.

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Knowledge Of Music offers two iPhone/iPad apps featuring its Chromatics Music Playing Cards. The apps are designed to encourage solo play of three variations of solitaire: Klondike Solitaire Chromatics, Klondike Solitaire In-Key, and Making Sevenths. In Version One, the Klondike Solitaire Chromatics edition is full-featured and the other two games are in a limited-play mode. The full version offers all three games in full-featured unlimited play modes.

Read more: Chromatics Music Playing Cards iPhone/iPad Apps

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