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The Ultimate Guitar Chord and Scale Bible Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, releases The Ultimate Guitar Chord & Scale Bible, featuring over 330 pages of information geared to help increase the musical knowledge and capabilities of guitarists, written in both standard music notation and TAB.

As the most comprehensive resources for chords and scales, The Ultimate Guitar Chord & Scale Bible includes every chord and scale guitarists will ever need to know. Sixty-two different types of chords in all 12 keys are included, clearly organized with easy-to-read diagrams making it simple to learn the most common and useful voicings for major, minor, dominant, and altered chords. Each chord is shown on different sets of strings and in multiple areas of the fretboard, and the most useful chord shapes are highlighted for quick and easy reference.

The scale section includes 130 scales and thousands of scale diagrams, with 12 to 15 fingering patterns for each scale, including exotic scales from around the world. All the essential information needed to incorporate scales into a solo is covered. The scale section also teaches how to practice scales, providing guitarists the opportunity to gain a unique performance edge.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, the book is printed on 100% recycled paper.

The Ultimate Guitar Chord & Scale Bible (00-40140) is now available for $24.95 at music retail stores and at