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New Guitar Riffs Series Launched with Acoustic, Classic, and Modern Rock Editions from Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, proudly launches its new Guitar Riffs series, a one-stop library of signature guitar riffs, with the release of Acoustic Rock, Classic Rock, and Modern Rock editions.

The new Guitar Riffs book and CD set series features more than 40 of the most classic, signature riffs and intros ever recorded, arranged in guitar TAB and standard music notation. Each riff, carefully transcribed from the original recordings made popular by the artists, is accompanied by a brief lesson and a demonstration recording. Alfred’s exclusive Tone ‘N’ Tempo (TNT) software provided on the CD allows you to slow the riffs down and loop them for easy learning. The CDs are also playable on conventional CD players.

Acoustic Rock Riffs (00-38862) titles include: Classical Gas * Over the Hills and Far Away * Hotel California * Jessica * Patience * Stairway to Heaven * You Can't Always Get What You Want * Babe I'm Gonna Leave You * Black Water * Closer to the Heart * and much more.

Classic Rock Riffs (00-38859) titles include: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * 25 or 6 to 4 * Bad to the Bone * China Grove * Jumpin' Jack Flash * Kashmir * Layla * Life in the Fast Lane * Paranoid * Whipping Post * and much more.

Modern Rock Riffs (00-38865) titles include: American Idiot (Green Day) * Bad Girlfriend (Theory of a Deadman) * Black or White (Michael Jackson) * Bodysnatchers (Radiohead) * Dr. Feelgood (Mötley Crüe) * Everlong (Foo Fighters) * Far Cry (Rush) * Indestructible (Disturbed) * Monster (Skillet) * Mudshovel (Staind) * One Thing (Finger Eleven) * Short Skirt/Long Jacket (Cake) * Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana) * Supermassive Black Hole (Muse) * Sweet Child o' Mine (Guns N' Roses) * With Arms Wide Open (Creed) * and many more.

Guitar Riffs: Acoustic, Classic, and Modern Rock Book & CD set editions are now available for $16.99 each and can be found at music retail stores and at