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Best of George Benson

A Step-by-Step Breakdown Of His Guitar Styles And Techniques

By George Benson

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Best of George Benson (A Step-by-Step Breakdown Of His Guitar Styles And Techniques). By George Benson. For Guitar. Hal Leonard Guitar Signature Licks. Jazz and Smooth Soul. Difficulty: medium. Instructional book (song excerpts only) and accompaniment CD. Guitar tablature, standard notation, chord names and instructional text. 72 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695418).

ISBN 0634011316. With guitar tablature, standard notation, chord names and instructional text. Jazz and Smooth Soul. 9x12 inches.

Learn and explore the music of one of the most respected and pioneering jazz guitar players of our time. This book/CD pack provides a hands-on analysis of 13 great performances.

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.

  • Easy Living  Composed by Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger, F Major
  • Breezin'  Composed by Bobby Womack, D Major
  • So What  Composed by Miles Davis, D Minor
  • The Borgia Stick  Composed by George Benson, A Minor
  • The Cooker  Composed by George Benson, Db Major
  • Clockwise  Composed by George Benson, C Major
  • C-Smooth  Composed by DeChown Jenkins, Jaz Sawyer, A Minor
  • Body Talk  Composed by George Benson, A Major
  • Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce)  Composed by Charlie Parker, F Major
  • Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)  Composed by Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler, Bb Major
  • Take Five  Composed by Paul Desmond, Eb Minor
  • This Masquerade  Composed by Leon Russell, F Minor
  • Affirmation  Composed by Jose Feliciano, B Minor

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A Step-by-Step Breakdown Of His Guitar Styles And Techniques

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  • 4

    Hampton, VA
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    Early intermediate
  • November 22, 2007 Best of G.B is very good

    I think that it is very very product. The only real drawback is that the sheet music to a number of the songs are incomplete.

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  • 5

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  • September 21, 2005 FANTASTIC

    This book does a great job, especially on the cd. The guitarist can actually play the things in the book. I have the original recordings by Benson and this guy does a FANTASTIC JOB.

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  • February 18, 2003 George is human after all!

    great selection included several of my favourites. Not performed by George on the CD but it was nice to hear someone else performing his stuff, proves it can be done by mortals. The notes for each piece were also useful.

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