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Words Without Music A Memoir by Philip Glass  EBOOK
The Theory of Everything Songbook Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard's the Dark Knight A Film Score Guide
Miles The Autobiography by Miles Davis
Five Star Music Makeover The Independent Artist's Guide for Singers, Songwriters, Bands, Producers, and Self-Publishers by Coreen Sheehan  Anika Paris
How to Listen to Great Music A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart by Robert Greenberg
The Art of Practicing A Guide to Making Music from the Heart by Madeline Bruser
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business by Peter M. Thall
The Concise Guide to Hip-Hop Music
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Tunesmith Inside the Art of Songwriting by Jimmy Webb

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Faculty Authored Materials

Country guitar : a guide to playing modern & traditional electric country lead guitar
Five Star Music Makeover: The Independent Artist's Guide for Singers, Songwriters, Bands, Producers, and Self-Publishers
Blues Solos for Guitar (Reh Z Prolicks Series) Book & Online Audio
Blues Solos for Guitar (Reh Z Prolicks Series) Book & Online Audio
Hal Leonard Pocket Music Theory: A Comprehensive and Convenient Source for All Musicians
Funk & Hip-Hop Drumming
Ultimate Beginner Mega Pak, Acoustic Guitar Basics Mega Pak (The Ultimate Beginner)
Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset
Latin Bass: The Essential Guide to Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Styles
Blues drumming
The Art of Walking Bass: A Method for Acoustic or Electric Bass
Bass Playing Techniques: The Complete Guide
Grooves for Electric Bass: Essential Patterns and Bass Lines for All Styles
Bass Fretboard Basics: Essential Scales, Theory, Bass Lines & Fingerings
Music Reading for Bass – The Complete Guide
Latin Soloing for Drumset
Arpeggios for Bass: The Ultimate Reference Guide
Easy Jazz Hanon: 50 Exercises for the Beginning to Intermediate Pianist
Pop Keyboard Concepts: Musicians Institute Master Class
MI Hip-Hop Keyboard The Complete Guide
Jazz Hanon: Play-Along Edition
Salsa Hanon: Play-Along  50 Essential Exercises for Latin Piano
Samba Hanon: 50 Exercises for the Beginning to Professional Pianist
Advanced guitar soloing : the professional guide to improvisation
Shred Guitar: A Guide to Extreme Rock and Metal Lead Techniques
Stride Hanon: 50 Exercises for the Beginning to Professional Pianist
Pop Rock Keyboards: The Complete Guide
Jazz Guitar Chord System (Acoustic Guitar Magazine's Private Lessons)
Scott Henderson Blues Guitar Collection (Guitar Recorded Version)
Ultimate Play-Along Guitar Trax Blues: Book & CD
The Scott Henderson Guitar Book: Authentic Guitar Transcription
Chord-Tone Soloing
Classic Rock Guitar Soloing
The Guitar Lick-tionary
Liquid Legato Book/CD (Musicians Institute: Master Class)
Jazz bass improvisation : a guide to chords, scales, arpeggios & other concepts and techniques for the advancing bassist
Soloing Strategies for Guitar - BkOnline Audio
Connecting Pentatonic Patterns - The Essential Guide For All Guitarists (Book/Audio)
Progressive Rock Bass: A Guide to Developing Progressive Concepts & Techniques
Essential rock drumming concepts
Connecting Pentatonic Patterns - The Essential Guide For All Guitarists (Book/Audio
Brazilian Coordination for Drumset
Modes for Guitar (Private Lessons) (Musicians Institute: Private Lessons)
https://www.amazon.com/Chord-Progressions-Guitar-Patterns-Styles/dp/0634036289/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1488850230&sr=1-6&keywords=Tom+Kolb
Chart Reading Workbook for Drummers
Beginning Jazz Bass How to Create Jazz Bass Lines Including Two-Feel, Walking Bass, Bossa Nova, Ballads, Fills & More!
Encyclopedia of Reading Rhythms
Bass Blueprints: Creating Bass Lines from Chord Symbols
Ray Luzier : double bass drum techniques, hand & foot coordination, drum fills and warm-up exercises
Amazing Phrasing Guitar Bk/Online Audio
Essential Drumset Fills: the Component Rhythm System
Daily Guitar Warm-Ups: Physical and Musical Exercises to Help Maximize Practice Time Book & Online Audio
Guitar Soloing: The Contemporary Guide to Improvisation (CD Included)
No Reading Required: Metal Guitar Licks with Ken Steiger
Throttle Twister
Working the Inner Clock for Drumset
Intros, Endings and Turnarounds for Guitar: Essential Phrases for All Styles Book & Online Audio (Guitar Educational)
Dale Turner's Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar: The Ultimate Dvd Guide
Chords for Bass: The Complete Guide to Understanding and Applying Chord Structures on the Bass Guitar
Hard Rock Solos: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Lead Guitar Styles and Techniques (Signature Licks Guitar)
Groove Mastery: The Bassist's Guide to Time, Feel, and Rhythm
Guitar One Presents Fret Buzz: A Fast Fix of Musical Tidbits, Nuggets and Other Practical Information
Aerosmith (Guitar School)
Guitar One Presents Studio City: Professional Session Recording for Guitarists
Mel Bay's Improvising without Scales: (includes CD) The Intervallic Guitar System of Carl Verheyen
Rock Drumming Workbook
Blues Guitar Soloing: The Complete Guide to Blues Guitar Soloing Techniques, Concepts, and Styles (Musicians Institute Press)
Blues Rhythm Guitar Book & Online Audio(Master Class)
Double Bass Drumming
Ultimate Beginner Blues Guitar Basics Mega Pak: Book, CD & DVD (The Ultimate Beginner Series)
Beyond Basics: Acoustic Blues Guitar, Book & CD
Jazz Piano: A Complete Guide to Jazz Theory and Improvisation
Jazz Chord Hanon: 70 Exercises for the Beginning to Professional Pianist
Rock Hanon: 70 Exercises for the Beginning to Professional Pianist
Dictionary of Keyboard Grooves: The Complete Source for Loops, Patterns & Sequences in All Popular Styles
Blues Hanon: 50 Exercises for the Beginning to Professional Blues Pianist
Keyboard Voicings: The Complete Guide
Funk Keyboards – The Complete Method: A Contemporary Guide to Chords, Rhythms, and Licks
Salsa Hanon: 50 Essential Exercises for Latin Piano
Chord Progressions for Guitar
Play Bongos And Hand Percussion Now
Play Timbales Now
Play Congas Now
Key of one, Robbie Gennet
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory (PVG)

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