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Early Jazz For Fingerstyle Guitar

By Lasse Johansson

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Guitar (fingerpicking) - Intermediate
Composed by Lasse Johansson. Squareback saddle-stitched, Solos. Early Music/Jazz & Dixie. Book/CD Set. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99245BCD).

Item Number: MB.99245BCD

ISBN 9780786658176. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This is a collection of jazz music arranged for fingerstyle guitar and spanning the years from the turn of the last century until the end of the 1930s. There are classical ragtime numbers, jazz band tunes, stride piano, and blues. All are a part of an important musical legacy that shaped the beginnings of popular music. Written in standard notation and tablature.

  • Buddy Bolden Blues 
  • Creole Belles march & two-step  Performed by J. Bodewalt Lampe
  • Memphis Blues  Performed by W. C. Handy
  • Dixie Jass Band One-Step  Performed by D. J. (Nick) La Rocca
  • Livery Stable Blues  Performed by Ray Lopes-Alcide Nunez
  • Don't You Leave Me Here  Performed by Jelly Roll Morton
  • Royal Garden Blues  Performed by Clarence Williams And Spencer Williams
  • Wild Cat Blues  Performed by Fats Waller And Clarence Williams
  • Russian Rag  Performed by George L. Cobb
  • Jazz Me Blues  Performed by Tom Delaney
  • Muskrat Ramble  Performed by Edward "Kid" Ory
  • Tia Juana  Performed by Larry Conley And Gene Rodemich
  • Alligator Crawl  Performed by Thomas "Fats" Waller
  • Feeling My Way  Performed by Eddie Lang
  • Little Rock Getaway  Performed by Joe Sullivan
  • Ain't Misbehavin'  Performed by Thomas "Fats" Waller And Harry Brooks
  • Hong Kong Blues  Performed by Hoagy Carmichael
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