Swing Guitar Essentials (Acoustic Guitar Private Lessons Series). For Guitar. Guitar Educational. Softcover with CD. Guitar tablature. 80 pages. Published by String Letter Publishing (HL.699193).
ISBN 1890490180. With guitar tablature. 9x12 inches.
This comprehensive book/CD pack includes 5 full songs (including “Minor Swing” and “Avalon”) and 10 in-depth lessons for players of all levels, taught and recorded (slowly and up to tempo) by the master teachers at Acoustic Guitar magazine. It introduces guitarists to swing's essential styles and pioneering players – from Eddie Lang to Count Basie's rhythm master Freddie Green to Hot Club virtuoso Django Reinhardt, and covers topics such as jazz chord basics, movable chord forms, swing soloing, and more. Instructors include Dix Bruce, Hal Glatzer, David Hamburger, John Jorgenson, John Lehmann-Haupt, Tony Marcus, Scott Nygaard and Michael Simmons.