Guitar Methods 7447
Fingerpicking 13449
Flamenco 13441
Flatpicking 13443
French Language 14357
Latin 13452
Resonator 13445
Rock & Blues 13446
Slide/Bottleneck 13448
Spanish Language 14358
Guitar: Flatpicking 7422
German Language 14388
Method 13366
Solos 13367
Spanish Language 14354
Tunebook 13368
Guitar: Resonator 7432
Method 13400
Solos 13414
Tunebook 13415
Cello 7353
Duet/Ensemble 12952
Method 12953
Solos 12954
Tunebook 12955
Upright Bass 7610
Method 13190
Solos 13191
Tunebooks 13192
Viola 7611
Method 13195
Solos 13196
Tunebooks 13197
Violin 7612
French Language 14378
German Language 14409
Method 13201
Russian Language 14379
Solos 13202
Spanish Language 14380
Tunebooks 13203
Banjo: 5-String 7330
Chord 12923
Method 12924
Solos and Duets 12925
Tunebook 12926
Banjo: Clawhammer 7337
Chord 12936
Method 12937
Solos and Duets 12938
Tunebook 12939
Banjo: Plectrum 12946
Chord 12947
Solos 12948
Banjo:Tenor 7340
Chord 12941
Method 12942
Solos and Duets 12943
Tunebook 12944
Bassoon 7352
Clarinet 7361
Method 12957
Solos and Duets 12958
Tunebook 12959
Flute, Fife and Oboe 7395
Fife 13034
Method 13028
Oboe 13035
Solos 13029
Tunebook 13030
Saxophone 7585
German Laguage 14405
Method 13143
Solos 13144
Spanish Language 14369
Tunebooks 13145
Tin Whistle 7596
Duets 13162
Method 13163
Solos 13164
Tunebooks 13165
Ukulele: Baritone 11192
Chord 13239
Method 13240
Songbooks 13241
Chord 13074
Italian Language 14399
Method 13075
Solos and Duets 13076
Tunebooks 13077
Dulcimer: Hammered 7371
Chord 12994
Method 12995
Solos 12996
Dulcimer: Mountain 7375
Chord 12998
Method 12999
Solos 13000
Harmonica: Chromatic 7516
Blues Harp 13082
German Language 14394
Method 13062
Solos 13063
Spanish Language 14362
Harmonica: Diatonic 7517
Blues Harp 7518
French Language 14363
German Language 14395
Method 13065
Solos 13066
Spanish Language 14364
Tunebooks 13067
Concertina 7311
French Language 14344
German Language 14381
Melodeon 12914
Piano Accordion 7309
Russian Language 14345
Spanish Langiage 14346
Bajo Sexto 7562
Balalaika 14116
Bowed Psaltery 7567
Chapman Stick 14117
Charango 7563
Guitarron 7564
Lute 7565
Oud 7566
Sitar 7568
Spanish Language 14400
Tres 7569
Vihuela 7570
French Horn 7405
Trombone 13178
Method 13180
Solos 13181
Tunebooks 13182
Trumpet and Bugle 12599
French Language 14373
Method 13185
Solos 13186
Spanish Language 14374
Tunebooks 13187
Accordion 14165
Acoustic-Other 14166
Autoharp 14211
Banjo 5-String 14212
Banjo Clawhammer 14213
Banjo Tenor 14214
Cello 14215
Clarinet 14216
Electric Bass 14221
Fiddle 14222
Guitar 14224
Harp 14227
Mandolin 14229
Percussion Hand 14230
Recorder 14231
Sazophone 14233
Songbooks 14232
Tinwhistle 14234
Trombone 14235
Trumpet/Bugle 14236
Tunebooks 14238
Ukuele Baritone 14239
Ukuele Soprano 14240
Upright Bass 14241
Viola 14242
Violin 14243
Voice 14244
Voice 9612
Method 13250
Songbooks 13251
Spanish Language 14411
Accordion 13298
Autoharp 13300
Banjo 13301
Cello 13302
Clarinet 13303
Dulcimer 13304
Electric Bass 13305
Fiddle 13306
Flute 13307
French Language 14375
German Language 14408
Guitar 13308
Harmonica 13309
Harp 13310
Mandolin 13312
Piano/Keyboard 13311
Russian Language 14376
Saxophone 13314
Spanish Language 14377
Trombone 13315
Trumpet/Bugle 13316
Ukulele 13317
Upright Bass 13318
Viola 13319
Violin 13320
All Styles
American Music 7626
Baltic Region 7628
Baroque 7629
Bluegrass 7630
Blues 7631
Brazilian 7632
British 7633
Cajun / Zydeco 7634
Canadian 7635
Celtic / Irish 7636
Classical 7638
Contemporary 7640
Country 7901
European 7643
Flamenco 7645
Folk 7646
Gospel/Sacred 7651
Gypsy 7652
Hawaiian 7655
Holiday: Other 7657
Jazz 7660
Latin American 7663
Liturgical 7665
Native American 7669
Old Time 7671
Pop 7672
Ragtime 7673
Reggae 7674
Rock 7675
Romantic Period 14476
Scottish 7677
Swing 7680
Wedding 14300
Western 7682
World Music 7681

How to Order Mel Bay Products

The instructions on this page are for US customers.
International Customers please see our  International instructions.
Music Retailers please see

Option 1: Order from

While you are browsing our website, you can click on any of the "Add to Cart" buttons to purchase that product. Orders will be placed in your online shopping cart. When you are ready to checkout, click on the "Cart" button in the top right corner. From there, you can delete or change the quantity of any item in your cart. Next, click the "Checkout" button (if you have not already signed in you will be taken to the sign in page). Follow the prompts to  complete your transaction. If you have any questions, after this point, call toll free (800) 863-5229.

Option 2: Order by Phone, Fax or Postal Mail

If you cannot obtain the products you need through a local retailer or a web site, you may order direct from Mel Bay.

By phone: Call us at 1-800-8-MEL BAY (800-863-5229) or international (Access code)+1+636-257-3970 and ask for Customer Service. We are open from 8 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time Monday-Friday. Please have a credit card ready when you call. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and Diner's Club cards;

By fax or mail: Download and print our order form. You will need the free Acrobat Reader to view or print this form. We recommend using the Acrobat plug-in to view the form directly in your browser. You may then print it using the print command in the plug-in window or, if you are using the separate Reader application, in the Reader application itself (not your browser's Print command). Please type or print clearly when filling in the form. You may then:

fax it to 800-660-9818 or
636-257-5062; or

mail it, along with a check or money order in U. S. funds for the exact amount of the items plus shipping charges or including credit card information, to:

Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
1734 Gilsinn Ln.
Fenton, MO 63026

Customers outside the U.S. and Canada: Please check our list of distributors for a distributor in your country, or view our instructions for more information. Please note that not all products listed on this site are available outside the U. S. Videos purchased from Mel Bay are in NTSC (American Television Standard) format unless otherwise specified;

We do not recommend sending credit card information via e-mail. E-mail is not private, and while the chances of fraud are unknown, the problems it can cause if it happens to you are considerable.

For credit card orders, the address that the credit card bills to, cardholder's name, account number and expiration date must be provided. All orders must be prepaid. We do not ship orders C. O. D. or on open account.

Please note that all prices on this site are in U. S. Dollars and may vary outside the U. S. Prices and availability of items are subject to change without notice.

Shipping Rates
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United States & Puerto Rico

Economy Delivery

Flat Rate..................$3.99
Delivery time 1-2 weeks, not trackable.

*for expedited shipping, please call for rates*

Canada and Other Foreign Countries

We offer several shipping methods including surface mail, air mail, and trackable air carriers. Delivery time estimates vary by destination. Actual shipping costs will be added to credit card orders, or you may request a proforma invoice quoting exact charges in order to send a bank draft in US funds. No refunds can be issued for lost, damaged, delayed, or misdirected international shipments. Surface mail and Air mail do not allow package tracking.

Note: We charge only for products and shipping. Any additional brokerage fees, taxes or duties are the responsibility of the customer.

To request a proforma invoice, e-mail, fax, or mail your name and address along with the list of items you would like to order.

You will be sent a quotation with the total cost of your items and the cost of your requested shipping options.