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The Guitar Style of George Benson

By George Benson

By George Benson. Guitar Educational. Smooth Soul, Jazz Fusion and Instructional. Instructional book (softcover). With standard guitar notation, guitar tablature, chord names, instructional text and introductory text. 72 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.660113).

Item Number: HL.660113

ISBN 0634011324. 9x12 inches.

Learn the licks, tricks, techniques, funky phrasing and hip melodic ideas of jazz great George Benson in these transcriptions of 13 of his signature standards. Includes in-depth lessons, an introduction by Dave Rubin, and information on Benson's guitars.

  • Easy Living 
  • Breezin' 
  • So What 
  • Low Down And Dirty 
  • The Cooker 
  • Poquito Spanish, Poquito Funk 
  • Sack Of Woe 
  • Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce) 
  • Gentle Rain 
  • Song For My Father 
  • This Masquerade 
  • What's New? 
  • Affirmation 
  • Ratings + Reviews

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  • 2006-02-24 00:00:00.0 A pretty bad transcription book

    For the transcriptions there are only speratic chorous which are transcribed. If you are looking for a full-indepth transcriptionbook of Benson DO NOT GET THIS. The author choose random measures which are simple to transcribe and the notation is INCORRECT. I do not suggest this book at all, [...] I...

    would love the author to contact me so i can give him/her a piece of my mind.

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    N. Soto
    Orlando, FL
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  • 2004-12-01 00:00:00.0 Expected more

    Excellent for learning the signature licks but really one feels like the book should have had the entirety of the songs. It only has parts of the song and some songs have only the solo. This book would have been great if it would have been complete and throwing in...

    a CD wouldn't have hurt.

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