The Guitar Style of Jerry Reed
From Hal Leonard Publications
The definitive book on Jerry Reed's innovative and unique guitar style, featuring twelve of his classic instrumentals from the 1960's to the 1990's.
Includes: Swingin' '69; Swarmin'; Stump Water; Nut Sundae; The Mad Russian; Jerry's Breakdown; Pickie, Pickie, Pickie; Two Timin'; Steeplechase Lane; Funky Junk; A Major Attempt At A Minor Thing; Seidina (First Born).
In notation and tab, with performance tips, background notes, and chord diagrams. Interview with Jerry Reed, letters from Chet Atkins and Paul Yandell, Reed backup style, licks from classic Reed recordings like Amos Moses, Lord Mr. Ford, and A Thing Called Love, photos, and discography. 79 pages.
The companion CD (available exclusively from us) features Craig Dobbins playing all the music and musical examples from the book, plus pdf files with alternate fingerings, corrections and additions to the original transcriptions, and more.
- "Craig, I'm flattered that you consider my compositions worthy enough to go in your publications. I'm really grateful for that, and if you don't get this quote right, I'm gonna break both your thumbs!"
- Jerry Reed
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