260 Drum Machine Patterns
(Technical). This book is a supplement to the first volume of Drum Machine Patterns. In it you will find over 260 rhythm patterns and breaks. These are original patterns that can be programmed easily on any drum machine. This book contains the rhythms most often used in contemporary music, and many patterns incorporate flams, to be used on the latest generation of drum machines.
The Guitar of Lonnie Johnson
Lonnie Johnson blended blues and jazz styles, performing with blues shouters like Bessie Smith and Texas Alexander on one hand, and Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington on the other. Now learn essential exercises and tips as they are presented in this compilation of tunes by this legendary musician. As part of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Audio Series not only does this book contain valuable lessons, but as an added bonus, the three accompanying CDs contain three full hours of instruction featuring note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction to make the style and technique of Lonnie Johnson something that anyone can learn. Master instructor Woody Mann teaches you step-by-step to play these selections: Away Down in the Alley; Woke Up This Morning With Blues in My Fingers; Go Back to Your No Good Man; Blues in G; and Stompin' 'Em Along Slow. Written in standard notation and tablature.
Delta Blues Guitar
The Mississippi Delta of the 1920s-1940s was a treasure chest of powerful blues performances. These lessons detail tunes by Willie Brown, Tommy Johnson, and Mississippi John Hurt. This book features notation, tablature, and three compact discs of phrase-by-phrase audio instruction for the intermediate guitarist.
Spotlight on Romantic Style
A collection of five original pieces that capture the most important elements of the Romantic style: expressive, cantabile melodies and full-bodied sound. Each selection explores a different Romantic form and style and provides an effective introduction to the Romantic era while remaining well within the reach of intermediate pianists. Suggestions and program notes are also provided.
The Adventures of Unc Billy Possum
When Unc' Billy Possum learns how easy it is to get into trouble, it takes some doin' to get himself out of his predicament. For children 6–10. 6 black-and-white illustrations.
Fashion School Survival Guide
This is an essential piece of kit for the aspiring fashion designer. Bringing together a wide assortment of technical tips, aide memoires, anecdotal advice, dos and don'ts, inspirational quotes and best practices. The day-to-day life of any student in fashion school can be hectic; dashing to meet deadlines, sketching in the canteen, late-nights during the shows, putting together your own collection. This book puts insider information at your fingertips. From gathering research material and developing design ideas to working with different fabrics and cutting patterns, 100 nuggets of fashion wisdom will allow you to make the most of your experience as a fashion student.
Embroidery from Palestine
This book focuses on the spectacular embroidery that flourished in rural Palestine in the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth. During this period Arab village women embellished their ceremonial costumes with a variety of materials and techniques: lustrous silk floss embroidery, intricate cord couching, and taffeta and satin patchwork. Embroidery styles varied throughout the country, so that each garment was both a work of art and an expression of village and regional identity. Shelagh Weir outlines the cultural context in which this beautiful work was produced, describes the main types of ornamentation, and explains how and why fashions changed through time. Over twenty pieces are illustrated in full and in detail, with captions identifying their provenances and highlighting their most important aesthetic features. Also provided are a glossary of terms and suggestions for further reading. Designers and artists cannot fail to be inspired by the striking colors and patterns of this superb example of human creativity.
A slight condensation of Hanon's first exercises. The simplification in layout and range make the exercises appear less difficult to a young student.
Polyrhythms for the drumset
An extensive step-by-step method on the application of polyrhythms for the drumset. Expands drum solos and fills by incorporating polyrhythms to basic time. This book also lends itself as a source for extending rhythmic comprehension while the drummer is improvising.
Contemporary Drummer One
An incredible audio/book/charts package which features an all-star band including Dave, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, John Patitucci, and Steve Lukather. A studio chart is included for each of the nine songs, plus a detailed book in which Dave describes his grooves and fills, and his analysis of each chart.