Steely Dan (A Step-By-Step Breakdown of the Band's Guitar Styles and Techniques). By Steely Dan. For Guitar. Signature Licks Guitar. Softcover with CD. Guitar tablature. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.696015).
ISBN 1423432967. With guitar tablature. 9x12 inches.
This book delves into the guitar stylings of Walter Becker and the other brilliant guitarists who helped shape the unique sound of this beloved band. Examines the key riffs and licks from these Steely Dan standards: Black Friday • Bodhisattva • Don't Take Me Alive • FM • Gaucho • Hey Nineteen • Josie • Kid Charlemagne • My Old School • Peg • Pretzel Logic • Reeling in the Years • Time Out of Mind, with an informative introduction/band bio.
About Hal Leonard Signature Licks
The Signature Licks book/audio packs are especially formatted to give instruction on how to play a particular artist style by using the actual transcribed, "right from the record" licks! Designed for use by anyone from beginner right up to the experienced player who is looking to expand their insight. The books contain full performance notes and an overview of each artist or group's style with transcriptions in notes and tab. The audio accompaniment features playing tips and techniques, as well as playing examples at a slower tempo.