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Alfred Music Publishing Expands the Alfred’s Basic Guitar Series with a New Music Writing Book

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is excited to expand its best-selling guitar method series, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, with a brand-new book for students and musicians to write their own music: Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book.

Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book is the perfect tool to enhance a lesson or for writing your own music. Featuring 46 pages of full 9” X 12” manuscript, this book is specially designed for guitar players, including blank guitar chords, fingerboard diagrams, and a 12-fret fingerboard chart.

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred’s Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Through this series, students at any level of musicianship will learn to play the guitar and read music in the musical styles of blues, country, folk, jazz, pop, rock, and more. With Alfred’s Basic Guitar Music Writing Book, they can now write their own guitar music in full musical notation, using the skills they learn from the books.

Additional books in the Alfred’s Basic Guitar Series include Method Books 1, 2, 3, and Complete, Guitar Theory, Guitar Pop Songs, Chord Chart, and Chord Dictionary books. The series also includes CDs and DVDs for a complete experience in learning to play the guitar.

Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book is now available for $4.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at