ISBN 9780786695928. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
The Encyclopedia of Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar Solos is a collection of compositions for steel guitar from styles including Hawaiian, Jazz, Blues, Ragtime, Country, Latin and even Chinese music. Fernando Perez's selected repertoire is perfect for the steel guitar, allowing the reader to apply techniques and tricks unique to the instrument. The book includes key explanations of different tunings and special techniques that can be applied to each composition. All the pieces are arranged for solo steel guitar and work perfectly in an ensemble context. Readers will also enjoy Perez's companion publication, The Complete Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar Method. Includes access to accompanying audio online.