Hybrid Picking Exercises: Single Note Permutations

Hybrid Picking Exercises: Single Note Permutations

by Gustavo Assis-Brasil

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HYBRID PICKING EXERCISES Single Note Permutations is a step further toward developing a fluent technique for combining pick and fingers. Here you'll find more than 1,400 different exercises based entirely on permutations. You should condition your fingers to respond to the intuitive part of your brain when you are playing, not just to play what they can do by themselves. If you want to get inspired, be original, and get away from your own cliches, this book is for you. (Includes Tablature and standard notation)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452895437
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/15/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Based in Boston, USA, Gustavo Assis-Brasil began playing the guitar at the age of 13. He attended the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, to get his bachelor in classical guitar in 1995. During those years, he worked as a studio musician, private teacher and played with some important bands and projects (Nocet, Bichofolha duo w/Guilherme Barros. In 1995 he was featured in Guitar Player Magazine - USA (Spotlight session). In 1999 he got a full scholarship to get his Master Degree In Jazz at Berklee College of Music and The Boston Conservatory. From 2001 until 2006, Gustavo played/toured the renowned group the Dig Trio. He is also the director of the Jazz and Contemporary Music Department of the Cambridge School of Weston and teaches at Berklee College of Music s Guitar Sessions. Also as a teacher, Gustavo taught clinics at GIT, Guitar Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, CA; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA; UFRGS, Brazil; Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil; University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. In 2005, Gustavo released the book Hybrid Picking for Guitar. This book is the first method entirely dedicated to the art of combining pick and fingers to play the guitar. The book is in its 3rd edition and it has been receiving praise worldwide. Gustavo performed/recorded with John Stowell, Tim Pascoal, Frank Potenza, Richard Smith, Hiromi, Tony Grey (John Mclaughlin), Prasanna, Greg Hopkins, Brett Wilmott, Tim Ries (Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Steve Wonder), Nelson Faria, Jose Pienasola (Elis Regina, Romero Lubambo, Leny Andrade), Marina Elali, Julio Herrlein, Michael Farquharson, Hiroaki Honshuku, Mauricio Zottarelli, Dough Johnson, Natalie Dietrich, Fernando Huergo, among others.

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