Concepts: Arranging for Fingerstyle Guitar

Concepts: Arranging for Fingerstyle Guitar

By Howard Morgen Guitar Book Item: 00-TPF0088
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Beginning with an explanation of how a bass line defines the harmonic scheme, this edition leads the player through dozens of fingerstyle arrangements. Including: Laura * Green Dolphin Street * The Shadow of Your Smile * Stompin' at the Savoy * Just Friends * Don't Blame Me * Nobody Does It Better.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Blue Moon Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Blues for Hy Howard Morgen (contributor)
Bold MacDonald
Bonfire Howard Morgen (contributor)
Bonnie Howard Morgen (contributor)
Bell Bottom Trousers Howard Morgen (contributor)
C Jam Blues (Instrumental) Duke Ellington (contributor)
Crawdad Song Howard Morgen (contributor)
Don't Blame Me Dorothy Fields (lyricist); Jimmy McHugh (composer)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Ray Henderson (composer); Sam M. Lewis (lyricist); Joe Young (lyricist)
Fortune Cookie (Main Title)
Freight Train Howard Morgen (contributor)
Gentle Rain Luiz Bonfa (composer); Matt Dubey (lyricist)
Greensleeves Howard Morgen (contributor)
Handy Man Otis Blackwell (composer); Jimmy Jones (composer)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Ralph Blane (composer); Hugh Martin (lyricist)
I'm Walkin' Dave Bartholomew (composer); Antoine Domino (composer)
Joshua Howard Morgen (contributor)
Just Friends Sam M. Lewis (lyricist); John Klenner (composer)
Just You, Just Me Jesse Greer (contributor); Raymond Klages (contributor)
In a Mellow Tone (Instrumental Version) Duke Ellington (contributor)
Lamb Stew Howard Morgen (contributor)
Laura David Raksin (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Lonesome Road Howard Morgen (contributor)
My Grandfather's Clock Howard Morgen (contributor)
Nobody Does It Better (from "The Spy Who Loved Me") Carole Bayer Sager (lyricist); Marvin Hamlisch (composer)
Old Time Religion Howard Morgen (contributor)
On Green Dolphin Street Bronislau Kaper (composer); Ned Washington (lyricist)
Peg o' My Heart Fred Fisher (contributor); Alfred Bryan (contributor)
Saint James Infirmary Howard Morgen (contributor)
Sidewalks of New York Howard Morgen (contributor)
Stairway to the Stars Mitchell Parish (contributor); Matt Malneck (contributor); Frank Signorelli (contributor)
Stompin' at the Savoy (Instrumental Version) Benny Goodman (composer); Edgar Sampson (composer); Chick Webb (composer)
Sur les Pont d'Avignon Howard Morgen (contributor)
Sweet and Lovely Gus Arnheim (contributor); Harry Tobias (contributor); Jules Lemare (contributor)
Sweet Gingerbread Man Michel Legrand (contributor); Alan Bergman (contributor); Marilyn Bergman (contributor)
Taking a Chance on Love Vernon Duke (composer); John LaTouche (lyricist); Ted Fetter (lyricist)
That Old Feeling Lew Brown (composer); Sammy Fain (composer)
The Boy Next Door (from "Meet Me in St. Louis") Ralph Blane (composer); Hugh Martin (composer)
The Green Leaves of Summer (from "The Alamo") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Dimitri Tiomkin (composer)
The Shadow of Your Smile (from "The Sandpiper") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
Townhouse Blues
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Michel Legrand (composer); Alan Bergman (lyricist); Marilyn Bergman (lyricist)
Whispering John Schonberger (contributor); Richard Coburn (contributor); Vincent Rose (contributor)

Additional Information

Series: The Howard Morgen Fingerstyle Jazz Series
Author: Howard Morgen
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book
Page Count: 192
Item Number: 00-TPF0088
ISBN 10: 0-7692-3075-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-7692-3075-7
UPC: 029156069112

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