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Master the Art of Fingerstyle Guitar with Alfred’s Fingerstyle Guitar Method Complete

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, in collaboration with the National Guitar Workshop, proudly releases its first complete method on playing fingerstyle guitar, written by Lou Manzi, Nathaniel Gunod, and Steve Eckels.

Fingerstyle Guitar Method Complete is the perfect book for anyone inspired to start playing fingerstyle guitar or enhance their existing knowledge. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything, from basic to advanced techniques and styles.

Beginning concepts include basic chord theory, modes, drop-D tuning, alternating bass, and more. The intermediate player will learn alternate tunings, modes, fingerpicking patterns, barre chords, diatonic harmony, special techniques, bass lines, arranging, and styles ranging from Celtic to contemporary new age. The book concludes with advanced techniques including the free-stroke, rest-stroke, shifting, tremolo, planting, left-hand tapping, right-hand tapping, drumming, and the scrape.

All music is shown in standard notation and TAB. The book also includes an MP3 CD with over two hours of music demonstrating the examples in the book.

Fingerstyle Guitar Method Complete is now available as a book and MP3 CD set for $29.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at