Los Angeles, CA—July 2010 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to add to its extensive collection of genre-specific guitar methods with The Total Latin Guitarist, by Doug Munro.
The Total Latin Guitarist is an exciting journey into the world of Latin guitar playing. Designed for guitar players already familiar with the basics, the book teaches you soloing and accompaniment techniques used in all genres of Latin music, as well as developing your musicianship with the relevant music theory associated with these genres.
Learn to play various Afro-Cuban styles, including salsa, rumba, guaguancó, cha-cha-cha, mambo, and songo, as well as Brazilian styles like choro, samba, batucada, partido alto, bossa nova, baião, and frevo. Other Latin styles featured are meringue (Dominican Republic); calypso, soca, and bachata (Trinidad); tango (Argentina); and ranchera, mariachi, norteño/conjunto, and tejano (Mexico). The included CD features a full band demonstrating the examples in the book.
The Total Latin Guitarist is now available as a book and CD set for $19.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at alfred.com.
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