The Tao of Tunings
A Map to the World of Alternate Tunings. Guitar Educational. Softcover with CD. With guitar tablature. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.696012).
Item Number: HL.696012
ISBN 1423430875. 9x12 inches.
Expand your guitar universe with the infinite possibilities of alternate tunings! From Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges to John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Page, alternate tunings have inspired some of the most creative and unique guitar sounds in the history of the instrument. This book and CD pack will provide you with loads of fretboard diagrams, fun playing examples, and practical music applications to help you navigate through a variety of tunings – from Double Drop D to DADGAD and beyond. Includes standard notation and tablature, plus 52 audio tracks for demonstration and play-along.
“The Tao of Tunings is beautiful ... Mark Shark has created a book of tremendous value for anyone interested in thinking, feeling or playing in alternate tunings.”
– Jackson Browne.