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Guitar Atlas Africa

Your passport to a new world of music

By Banning Eyre

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Your passport to a new world of music. Composed by Banning Eyre. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Guitar Atlas. Multicultural; World. Book & CD. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20450).

Item Number: AP.20450

ISBN 0739024744.

Banning Eyre, a recognized expert in African guitar music, guides you through a variety of important styles, including congolese, mbira, Malian blues, and juju. Learn about the history of this music, the pioneering musicians that developed each style, and the dominant characteristics and techniques necessary to play this remarkable music. All material is presented in standard notation and TAB. A CD demonstrating examples and compositions in the book makes learning easy and trouble-free for all players.

  • About the Author 
  • Pronunciation Guide 
  • Introduction 
  • Two-Finger Picking 
  • Palm Wine Basics 
  • Parallel 6ths 
  • Making It Swing 
  • Rhythm Guitar 
  • Juju 
  • Juju Slow 
  • The Clave Rhythm 
  • Congolese Rhythm Guitar 
  • Matonge 
  • Congolese Lead Guitar 
  • Soukous Bass 
  • Congolese Seben 1 
  • Congolese Seben 2 
  • Kora Style 
  • Balafon Style 
  • Ngoni Style 
  • Keme Burema 
  • Diaoura 
  • Lydian Mode 
  • Manding Swing 
  • Manding Groove 
  • Major Pentatonic 
  • Songhai Pierce 
  • Minor Pentatonic 
  • Minor Pentatonic Duet 
  • Dorian Pentatonic 
  • Dorian Desert Blues 
  • Wassoulou Music 
  • Two-Guitar Wassoulou Piece 
  • and Strummers 
  • Zulu Fingerstyle Guitar 
  • Walking Song 
  • Zulu Song 
  • Mbaqanga 
  • Mbaqanga Song 
  • Sungura Stomp 
  • Mbira Fingerstyle 
  • Karigamombe Fingerstyle 
  • Flatpick Mbira Guitar 
  • Pidigori 
  • Lead Mbira Guitar 
  • Pidigori Extended Lead 
  • Taireva 
  • Tarieva (Version 1) 
  • Taireva (Version 2) 
  • Sammy's Vamp 
  • Variation on Sammy's Vamp 
  • Malagasy Song 
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