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Essential Grooves for Writing, Performing, and Producing Contemporary Music

By Dan Moretti, Matthew Nicholl & Oscar Stagnaro

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Composed by Dan Moretti, Matthew Nicholl & Oscar Stagnaro. This edition: spiral-bound. Method book, CD, DVD. Published by Sher Music Company (SR.EG).

Item Number: SR.EG

ISBN 9781883217655. 8.5" x 11" inches.

"Essential Grooves" packs everything you need to know about contemporary styles into a must-have reference of audio, scores, and text.

The book presents 41 different grooves covering all the important styles that have influenced contemporary music, each performed by live players -- Soul, Motown, Funk, Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz, Brazilian music, Afro-Cuban styles, Reggae and more.

Contains scores, text, and stereo mixes of the musical examples, as well as multi-track audio files of each example.

Users of this book will acquire the vocabulary and gain a deep understanding of each style through the historical background provided.

In addition, the book's unique, license-free audio examples can be used to create custom play-alongs and original music.

Used together, the book and the audio will open users. . . ears and ideas to styles in a way that will help them not only learn these styles, but also create original music based on these grooves.

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