Alfred Music Publishing Releases 2nd Edition of Basic Instructor Guitar, Vol. 2

Los Angeles, CA—June 2010 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to release the second edition of Basic Instructor Guitar, Vol. 2, by Jerry Snyder.

One of most popular instructional methods for over 30 years, the Basic Instructor Guitar series remains true to the format that made it so successful. The newly revised edition of volume 2 covers extended chords, accompaniment, theory, moveable power chords, bass runs, and the art of transposing. Like volume 1, this new edition includes a CD featuring music from the book performed by Jerry Snyder. Whether used in guitar class or for individual instruction, this classic method gives every beginner the versatility and solid foundation needed to become a successful musician.

Basic Instructor Guitar, Vol. 2 (2nd Edition) is now available as a book alone for $14.99 or 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 Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.
In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.

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