Tommy Emmanuel: Fingerstyle Guitar Method by Tommy Emmanuel. Edited by Deyan Bratic. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Saddle-stitched, Methods. All Styles. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20439BCD).
ISBN 9780786670666. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
The incomparable Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel presents four fingerstyle exercises plus an arrangement of the classic tune Freight Train and two signature compositions- Mister Guitar and Dixie McGuire. This book would serve either as a reference text for one of Tommy's workshops or as a helpful guide to developing fingerstyle guitarists working on their own. All selections are written in notation and tablature for the guitar in standard tuning. A convenient chord chart is provided in the appendix. All of the selections in the book appear on the companion CD.
Intermediate to advanced in difficulty, playing these tunes literally involves the thumbs of both hands! Gaining flexibility and control of your left thumb, you too can play like TE!