Best in the West - Nashville Guitar (Book/CD Set)
A comprehensive analysis of American country music from a European perspective, this massive 275-page book comes with a companion CD with 97 tracks. Everything from basic rhythm accompaniment to blazing bluegrass solos is addressed including: Carter lead style, fingerpicking, rockabilly riffs, Nashville lead styles, Western swing and honky-tonk, country blues and rock, Cajun history and styles, and a forecast of the future of country. The book is carefully structured with progressively arranged exercises, t ...more
Product Number:
610228E
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
276
Binding:
Flex Bound
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-8992-2015-3
ISBN13:
978-38992-2015-5
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
1/23/2004
A comprehensive analysis of American country music from a European perspective, this massive 275-page book comes with a companion CD with 97 tracks. Everything from basic rhythm accompaniment to blazing bluegrass solos is addressed including: Carter lead style, fingerpicking, rockabilly riffs, Nashville lead styles, Western swing and honky-tonk, country blues and rock, Cajun history and styles, and a forecast of the future of country. The book is carefully structured with progressively arranged exercises, theory lessons and original and traditional tunes.

This book should prove to be an important resource for country music enthusiasts. All 387 musical examples appear in both standard notation and tablature. Complete lyrics are provided when applicable. Kochli's love and mastery of the entire spectrum of country music is evident throughout.
 A Little Bell - Waltz        
 All Your Good Songs        
 Banks of The Ohio        
 Banks Of The Ohio        
 Billy in The Low Ground        
 Blues for Alton      
 Bury Me Beneath The Willow        
 Careless Love        
 Cripple Creek        
 Danny's One-Man-Band        
 East Virginia        
 Farther Along        
 For Sam       
 Honky-Tonk-Heartaches        
 I Never Will Marry        
 I'm A Pilgrim        
 James' Hote Tele        
 Jenny In Hawaii        
 Jesse James        
 John Hardy        
 Les Jolies Filles De Louisiana        
 Master Mason's Turbo!        
 Maybelle's Flower        
 Mister Chetman      
 Nashville Cats Don't Stray        
 Nine Pound Hammer        
 Nothing To Prove        
 Oh When The Saints        
 Old Smokey        
 Playboy Eldon        
 Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms        
 Slick Country        
 Take This Hammer        
 The Days of 49        
 The Frozen Logger        
 The Scotty-Beam        
 Tom Dooley        
 Turkey in The Straw        
 We Don't Forget You, Jimmie   
 Will The Circle Be Unbroken        
 Will The Circle Be Unbroken        
 Wizard Albert        
 Worried Man        
 Wreck of Old 97        
 
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