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Alfred Presents The Big Easy TAB Songbook Series for Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, and Ukulele

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing proudly expands its Big Easy series to include four new, matching songbooks of popular tunes, written in easy TAB arrangements for guitar, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele.

The Big Easy TAB Songbook Series offers nearly 200 pages of popular music ranging from classic rock and pop to jazz standards and even holiday favorites. Fretted instrument players can strum and pick to 62 hit songs such as “A Horse with No Name,” “Joy to the World,” “It Had to Be You,” “Hotel California,” “Beat It,” “Stairway to Heaven,” “Gimme Some Lovin’,” any many more. The books contain matching arrangements to allow any combination of guitar, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele players to perform together.

All of the songs are arranged in a simple and accessible manner to include melody, rhythm, chord grids, and lyrics in both music notation and instrument-specific TAB. In addition, each book contains its own comprehensive chord dictionary for every key.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving our environment, these books are printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

The Big Easy TAB Songbook Series is now available in editions for banjo, guitar, mandolin, and ukulele for $24.99 each, and can be found at a local music retailer or at

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