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Chad Is Rad

“The Hal Leonard 12-String Guitar Method” features Chad Johnson, who provides a guide for six-string guitarists who want to apply their skills to the 12-string guitar. Through a combination of exercises featuring nearly 60 popular songs and riffs and audio tracks, Johnson gives guitarists an inside look at beginning to master the acoustic or electric 12-string. The book features eight chapters of lessons covering: mechanics and maintenance of a 12-string, acoustic and electric tips, chords, arpeggios, fingerpicking, alternate tunings, playing with a capo, recording ideas, technique tips, and more.

The Perfect Music Gift

Jacksonville, Fla.-based The Music Gifts Co., along with LudwigMasters Publications, released the “Coloring Book of Black Composers.” Produced by The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation and illustrated by Sho-Mei Pelletier, the book introduces students and educators to 40 black composers from around the world who have made invaluable contributions to classical music from the 1700s to today. The book offers a biography of each featured man or woman, as well as a full-page color portrait. MSRP: Contact company Ship Date: Now Contact: The Music Gifts Co., musicgiftsusa.com

MUSIC & SOUND RETAILER

The more than 100 demonstration and play-along audio tracks can be accessed online using a unique code in the book and streamed or downloaded. MSRP: $19.99 Ship Date: Now Contact: Hal Leonard, halleonard.com

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Music & Sound Retailer June 2019, Vol 36 No 6  

In June’s Summer NAMM Preview issue, we recap the RPMDA Annual Convention, give insight into what’s in store for Summer NAMM attendees next...

Music & Sound Retailer June 2019, Vol 36 No 6  

In June’s Summer NAMM Preview issue, we recap the RPMDA Annual Convention, give insight into what’s in store for Summer NAMM attendees next...