Mel Bay's Gig Savers: Rhythm Guitar Cheat Sheet

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9780786662647: Mel Bay's Gig Savers: Rhythm Guitar Cheat Sheet
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Accompaniment patterns for a wide variety of styles are presented in this informative book. Styles covered include folk, rock/blues, country/bluegrass, jazz, and some Latin styles including bossa nova and samba. Many basic fingerstyle accompaniment patterns are taught in a simple manner. Materials are presented with rhythmic notation and string numbers only.

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Corey Christiansen began playing the guitar at the age of five. He studied with his father, Mike Christiansen, (a seasoned performer, writer, and educator at Utah State University) until he finished his bachelor degree. While at Utah State University, Corey received many honors and awards including the outstanding music student award and outstanding guitarist. The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival awarded Corey with outstanding big band guitarist in 1995 and outstanding solo guitarist in 1995 and 1996.

Seeking a masters degree in jazz performance, Corey sought out renowned jazz guitar educator, Jack Petersen and began studies as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of South Florida. He received his masters degree in jazz performance in the spring of 1999. Jack Petersen retired that same year and Corey was hired to take his place as the adjunct guitar instructor. While teaching at the University of South Florida, Corey worked with the jazz guitar students and directed many of the jazz combos.

Corey left USF to pursue a career at Mel Bay Publications, Inc. as their guitar editor. Corey has a musical background covering many styles of music including jazz, blues, classical, bluegrass, folk, rock and popular music. This quality has enabled him to perform in a number of different settings. As the guitar editor at Mel Bay Publications, Inc., Corey is available to do clinics on various guitar related subjects at schools and music stores around the country.

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Corey Christiansen
Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (2002)
ISBN 10: 0786662646 ISBN 13: 9780786662647
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