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Original and Blues C-G-D-A Editions:  For Tenor Guitar, Tenor Banjo & Mandola!

The Original and Blues C-G-D-A Print Editions are available for $14.99 ea. + $4.90 for USPS Priority shipping*.   
For $7.49 ea., you get the PDF Original or Blues E-Book version which has no shipping costs and you can download right away.  Be sure to check out the Free Pages to print 6 pages from either book!
   
         The BRAND-NEW Original C-G-D-A Edition 

As with the other Original Editions, this edition shows you...
  • Which chords make up each Major and relative minor key
  • What the Roman numerals are for each chord in each Major and relative minor key
  • Lots of chord progressions to train your ear, in each Major and relative minor key
  • The entire Major and natural minor scales laid out all over the fretboard
  • The Major and minor pentatonic scales highlighted in white boxes, with special borders around the Major and relative minor key root notes.

  BRAND-NEW FEATURES...

  • Although potentially scandalous for the mandolin, the Table of Contents now has "Capo Corner" which shows which chord shapes/chord forms and which fret to capo to play in any key you'd like.
  • Highlighted notes on the Fretboard Layout from page 3 to show how to memorize the entire fretboard.
  • See how complete Major, Major pentatonic, blues scales, minor pentatonic, and natural minor scales are built, and how to visualize each, all over the fretboard, and see this in each Major and natural minor key.
  • The Chord Jigs at the top of each page (5-18) now show all the Major and natural minor scale notes in bold.
  • The Chord Jigs now replace the less common diminished chord with the more common flat-7 (bVII) chord in each Major key.
  • The Chord Jig also now shows in italics the notes you'll need for "rule-breaking" chords like II, III, iv, and VI
  • The Fretboard Jigs at the bottom of each page (5-18) now include the flat-3 and flat-7 notes, which are needed for I7 and IV7 chords, and to give bluesy sounds to solos.
  • The Major and natural minor scales notes are now bold over the entire Fretboard Jig.
  • The Chord Toolbox Explained page (19) now shows how to build Major scales by explaining "whole-steps" and "half-steps".
  • The Chord Toolbox Explained page also now includes lots of examples to show how you can build just about any chord you'd want.
             The BRAND-NEW Blues C-G-D-A Edition 

  As with the other Blues Editions, this edition shows you...
  • Which chords make up each Major key
  • What the Roman numerals are for each chord in each Major key
  • Lots of blues and bluesy rock chord progressions to train your ear for each Major key
  • The minor pentatonic scales highlighted in white boxes, with special borders around the Major key root notes.
  • The Major pentatonic notes of each key underlined over the entire fretboard
  • Which notes you need to turn simple Major chords into the "dominant 7" chords so critical to bluesy songs.


  BRAND-NEW FEATURES...

  • The Table of Contents now has "Capo Corner" which shows which chord shapes/chord forms and which fret to capo to play in any key you'd like.
  • Highlighted notes on the Fretboard Layout from page 3 to show how to memorize the entire fretboard.
  • See how complete Major, Major pentatonic, minor pentatonic, and blues scales, are built, and how to visualize each, all over the fretboard, and see this in all 14 Major keys.
  • The Chord Jigs at the top of each page (5-18) now show all the Major scale notes in bold.
  • The Chord Jigs now replace the less common diminished chord with the much more common flat-7 chord in each Major key.
  • The Chord Jig also now shows in italics the notes you'll need for "rule-breaking" chords like the bIII and bVII, which are used all the time in bluesy rock songs.
  • The Fretboard Jigs at the bottom of each page (5-18) now italicize the flat-3 and flat-7 notes since they're technically outside of the Major key. These notes are also needed for I7 and IV7 chords, and they're the foundation of bluesy sounds.
  • The complete Major scale notes are now bold over the entire Fretboard Jig of each Major key.
  • The Chord Toolbox Explained page (19) now shows how to build Major scales by explaining "whole-steps" and "half-steps".
  • The Chord Toolbox Explained page also now includes lots of examples to show how you can build just about any chord you'd want.

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