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post Jan 9 2011, 11:28 AM
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Hey Ramiro ohmy.gif what books do you recommend for musicians.

not only theory but also like pratice books like the one i am ready atm called - speed mechanics for lead guitar by troy stetina


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post Jan 9 2011, 11:36 AM
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Well, that book was the one that introduced me to a lot of techniques and practicing metal and speed so that's a good one I think.
There are lots of books depending on the area you want to cover.
For example, for philosophical matter you can read T.W. Adorno, Philosophy of the new music is a good one.
Jazz theory by Mark Levine is good to know everything you need to know about basic, intermediate and some advance theory.
Then for music forms you have a good one about the Sonata Form by Charles Rosen called "The Sonata Form".
For improvisation you can use some pattern books like the one by Oliver Nelson called just simply "Patterns: and aid for improvisation".
Then in that subject you have all the Jerry Bergonzi books and for guitar specifically are the Jody Fisher series.
Also good ones with backing tracks and everything are the Aebersold books (there are 106 volumes).
Pat Martino has a nice book about how to improvise over everything with only minor 5 patterns, that's a nice book and method.

I don't know...I could kkep mentioning more but you have to askme more specifically about a topic wink.gif



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post Jan 9 2011, 12:16 PM
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QUOTE (Ramiro Delforte @ Jan 9 2011, 10:36 AM) *
Well, that book was the one that introduced me to a lot of techniques and practicing metal and speed so that's a good one I think.
There are lots of books depending on the area you want to cover.
For example, for philosophical matter you can read T.W. Adorno, Philosophy of the new music is a good one.
Jazz theory by Mark Levine is good to know everything you need to know about basic, intermediate and some advance theory.
Then for music forms you have a good one about the Sonata Form by Charles Rosen called "The Sonata Form".
For improvisation you can use some pattern books like the one by Oliver Nelson called just simply "Patterns: and aid for improvisation".
Then in that subject you have all the Jerry Bergonzi books and for guitar specifically are the Jody Fisher series.
Also good ones with backing tracks and everything are the Aebersold books (there are 106 volumes).
Pat Martino has a nice book about how to improvise over everything with only minor 5 patterns, that's a nice book and method.

I don't know...I could kkep mentioning more but you have to askme more specifically about a topic wink.gif



ty!!

Well right now i am focus on raising my technicall skills and then i was thinking on focus on theory for a bit and then improvisation and composition


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QUOTE (MonkeyDAthos @ Jan 9 2011, 12:16 PM) *
ty!!

Well right now i am focus on raising my technicall skills and then i was thinking on focus on theory for a bit and then improvisation and composition


Well, for techniques you'll have to play and practice and you'll find a lot of stuff here on GMC on many techniques.
About the other things, I think that for theory is a good suggestion Jazz Theory, for composition maybe you can check Fundamentals of Composition by Arnold Schönberg (although composition is a multiparameter thing, you have to know not only about form but also counterpoint, harmony and have a nice ear-training, of course if you are taking it serious, if not you can compose like many rock musicians using the ear and taste). For improvisation I think volume 1 of the Aebersold method and many of those books (other volumes) are really interesting and you can learn a lot.

I hope that helps!


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post Jan 9 2011, 12:40 PM
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QUOTE (Ramiro Delforte @ Jan 9 2011, 11:25 AM) *
Well, for techniques you'll have to play and practice and you'll find a lot of stuff here on GMC on many techniques.
About the other things, I think that for theory is a good suggestion Jazz Theory, for composition maybe you can check Fundamentals of Composition by Arnold Schönberg (although composition is a multiparameter thing, you have to know not only about form but also counterpoint, harmony and have a nice ear-training, of course if you are taking it serious, if not you can compose like many rock musicians using the ear and taste). For improvisation I think volume 1 of the Aebersold method and many of those books (other volumes) are really interesting and you can learn a lot.

I hope that helps!



thank you Ramiro, i will try check them smile.gif


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