Guitar & Bass Textbooks

The following textbooks have been recommended by your teachers for use in your guitar or bass instruction. You may purchase them through the link provided or through another vendor (Guitar Center, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.).

YOUNG BEGINNER

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Children’s Guitar Method – Volume 1
Composed by William Bay. For guitar. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Learn To Play. Beginning. Instructional book. Instructional text, instructional photos, illustrations, standard notation and chord names. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93833).
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Children’s Guitar Method Volume 2
Composed by William Bay. For Guitar (All). Saddle-stitched, Methods. Children. Beginning. Book. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93834).
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Children’s Guitar Method Volume 3
Composed by William Bay. For Guitar (All). Saddle-stitched, Methods. Children. Beginning. Book. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93835).

MEL BAY MODERN GUITAR METHOD

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Modern Guitar Method Grade 1, Expanded Edition
Composed by Mel Bay and William Bay. For Guitar (All). This edition: Expanded Edition. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Modern Guitar Method. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD/DVD Set. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93200ESET).
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Modern Guitar Method Grade 2, Expanded Edition
Composed by William Bay and Mel Bay. For Guitar (All). Wire bound, Methods. Modern Guitar Method. All Styles. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/2-CD Set. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93201EBCD).
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Modern Guitar Method Grade 3, Expanded Edition
Composed by William Bay. For Guitar (All). Squareback saddle-stitched, Methods. Modern Guitar Method. All Styles. Intermediate. Book. 96 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93202E).
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Modern Guitar Method Grade 4, Expanded Edition
Composed by William Bay and Mel Bay. For Guitar (All). Wire bound, Methods. Modern Guitar Method. All Styles. Intermediate-Advanced. Book. 96 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93203E).



ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR GUITAR

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Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1 (Comprehensive Guitar Method)
For Guitar. Essential Elements Guitar. Method book and accompaniment CD. Guitar tablature. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.862639).



BERKLEE

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A Modern Method For Guitar – Volume 1
Composed by William Leavitt. For Guitar. Guitar Method. Instructional. Instructional book and examples CD. Standard guitar notation (no tablature), guitar chord diagrams and instructional text. 125 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50449404).
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A Modern Method for Guitar – Volume 2
For Guitar. Berklee Press. Softcover with CD. 122 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50448021).



BASS

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FastTrack Bass Method – Book 1
(Book/CD). For Bass. Fast Track Music Instruction. Learn To Play and Play Along. Instructional book (includes tablature) and examples CD. Bass tablature, standard bass notation, black & white photos, performance notes and illustrations. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.697284).
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Essential Elements for Band – Book 1 with EEi
For Electric Bass, Bass. Essential Elements for Band. Play Along. Method book and accompaniment CD-ROM. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.862581).



EXTRAS

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Big Slab of Tab
For Guitar. Manuscript Paper. Guitar tablature. 514 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.210084).