Tommy Tedesco: Anatomy of a Guitar Player (Book)
94199

This book was written by one of America’s greatest studio guitarists, the late Tommy Tedesco.  It details his approach to mastering the guitar and his reflections on his remarkable career playing for motion picture and television soundtracks.  He includes solos, magazine articles he authored, his reflections on technical aspects of the guitar such as sight reading, and even several guitar scores from motion pictures.  A wealth of knowledge and experience in t ...more

Product Number:
94199
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
180
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-5622-2352-6
ISBN13:
978-15622-2352-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
5/6/1988

This book was written by one of America’s greatest studio guitarists, the late Tommy Tedesco.  It details his approach to mastering the guitar and his reflections on his remarkable career playing for motion picture and television soundtracks.  He includes solos, magazine articles he authored, his reflections on technical aspects of the guitar such as sight reading, and even several guitar scores from motion pictures.  A wealth of knowledge and experience in the music industry is contained in this book.  It is a valuable addition to the library of any guitarist. 

Anatomy of a Guitar Player

Profile

Anatomy Parts

 

Picking Technique

Economy Picking

Picking Exercises

 

Scales

Major Scales

Exercises Using Major Scales

Minor Scales

Pure Minor

Harmonic Minor

Melodic Minor

Exercises Using Minor Scales

Diminished

Pentatonic

Blues Scale

Whole Tone Scale

Miscellaneous and Ethnic Scales

 

Modes

 

Arpeggios

Major

Minor

 

II - IV Patterns

 

Chords

Chord Turn-arounds

Jazz Substitution

Chords With Bass Lines

 

Three Guitars

Jim’s Lament

Fugue For Three Guitars

Carnival Time

Brenda’s Song

 

Guitar Player Magazine Articles

Tools of the Trade

Miscellaneous Instruments

Bestsellers

Making a Solo Album

Some Questions Answered

Power Concentration

Missouri Breaks

Waltons

Guitarrons Make Great End Tables

Blackie’s Magic

Return of the Twelve String

Love Boat Cruise

 

Sight Reading Techniques

Scale Wise Reading

Chord Wise Reading

Double Stops and Chordal Reading

Pick and Finger Reading

Syncopation

Different Time Signatures

High Note Reading

Low Note Reading

Reading With Specific Instructions

 

Movie Scores

“The River” - John T. Williams

“Gloria” - Bill Conti

 

Closing Thoughts

 
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