Delve deep into the world of jazz guitar with this book of 10 extended lessons from master guitarist Sean McGowan. You´ll learn vocabulary for soloing over essential jazz forms like the 12-bar blues and rhythm changes, as well as virtually any chord progression you encounter. You´ll acquire a broad palette of chord voicings, along with the rhythmic ideas for smart comping. And you´ll absorb techniques for playing everything cleanly and efficiently - not just for jazz but any style. Lessons include audio downloads and videos, as well as standard notation and tablature, for all examples.
Learn the art of fingerstyle jazz guitar with these 12 insightful lessons. With chapters aimed at building chord vocabulary, separating bass and melody voices, and improvisation in the style of jazz guitar greats like Wes Montgomery and Joe Pass, this book is your guide to building and playing great solo guitar arrangements of songs from the classic jazz-standard repertoire. Complete with jazz interpretations of traditional songs. Lessons include audio downloads, standard notation and tablature for all examples and songs, and much more.
Alistair McGowan reads Kipling´s enchanting classic, The Jungle Book. Mowgli, a little man-cub, wanders into the lair of Father Wolf and Mother Wolf, who bring him up as one of their own. As he grow he makes friends, but he is always aware that Shere Khan, the tiger who killed his parents, is his enemy. The jungle is not an easy place to be a man-cub. He must learn its secrets from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python. But their lessons cannot protect Mowgli from every danger - will he escape from the Monkey-people when they kidnap him? And can he get the better of the evil tiger, Shere Khan? As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades Mowgli must become a man, and master himself and the laws of the jungle if he is to survive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alistair McGowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/007087/bk_bbcw_007087_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
No Kisses for Daddy is a historical fiction novel that begins in the early 1930´s in a small town on the Albemarle Sound of North Carolina called Clementine. The main character, Jeremiah, lives in this small southern town. His friendship with JD, an African-American, is frowned upon in this provincial southern community. Lydia, another friend, is quite taken with Jeremiah at an early age. The three youngsters formed a bond. Before reaching adulthood, all three friends leave Clementine and develop interesting lives of their own. In the book, Jeremiah encounters bullies, thieves, hobos, inept soldiers, promiscuous women, and guerrilla partisans in the woods of Europe. His life takes many twists and turns as he leaves childhood and becomes a man during World War II. This once timid boy experiences a metamorphosis that correlates with the hard times. As a result, this novel provides a lesson about history and humanity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan McGowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/019121/bk_acx0_019121_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE´S MOUTH! Smarty Jones-the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and near Belmont Stakes Triple Crown winner finally opens up about his life on and off the racetrack. The Thoroughbred Thinker hurls some zingers, and throws a few ringers on the horseracing establishment. In this fact-based fable, America´s horse touches on topics spanning leadership and motivation to humor and humility. Smarty gives an education ranging from the history of the horse, to the traits of a champion. Pony up with a feel-good Philadelphia story, and learn how this blue collar horse has touched and restored the lives of those around him. Catch the emotion as he runs for the Roses and carries an entire nation on his back. Go in depth with Smarty and learn his Team´s tale of hard work and big hearts. With a focus on entertaining and teaching the reader, Smarty delivers the inside story of his family, friends, fans, and place in history. He provides a stable´s worth of wisdom, and lessons of life in the fast lane. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan McGowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/028694/bk_acx0_028694_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Thirteen-year-old Martha Zachary thinks her biggest challenge is on the basketball court, but when she meets a gray-haired man with twinkling blue eyes, she learns her greatest trials are yet to come. Merlin, the wizard of legend, tells her that he is on a mission from God; he must train her for her calling – to lead others in the final faceoff between good and evil. How can she add the wizard’s lessons to her busy life without losing her best friend, Anna, or alienating her basketball teammates? What’s more, can she really rise to the calling?This inspirational and exciting story peaks in a locker-room showdown with a demon and his shadow army – right before the big game! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan McGowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/017190/bk_acx0_017190_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Full of action-packed experiences from world conflicts, this collection of war stories - some true, some not - tells tales of POWs surviving in Vietnam, World War II, and Cambodia. These stories of grit and strength put you in the middle of the action and will leave you with a respect for true war heroes. Beyond Survival is a journey into the invincible human spirit that unites heart and mind in a compelling and unforgettable experience. Drawing from his seven years as a POW, Captain Gerald Coffee provides timeless lessons that apply to the physical, emotional, and ethical challenges of everyday life. Without inflaming the wounds inflicted by America’s involvement in Vietnam, Beyond Survival explores an issue at the heart of every free society: the willingness of ordinary individuals to maintain a passion for freedom so compelling that adversity strengthens rather than weakens personal resolve in the worst of circumstances. Through Coffee´s story, you will discover the universal principles of survival and triumph that empower anyone to overcome adversity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gerald Coffee, Dan McGowan, Bill Chandler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/006911/bk_blak_006911_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Now You Can Also Save Money and Still not Live Like A Begger! Frugal living is the new in-thing, even without financial problems. Everybody wants to give frugality a shot, and if you ask me, it will do the planet a favor. Think about it, if you reduce your consumption and focus on making do with things you can find naturally, you are not only saving money, but the planet as well. It´s a win-win situation, though the businesses will fail. Why Buy the eBook? Buy it because you need all the advice you can get! This eBook will help you discover ways in which you can cut on unnecessary expenses. It is not written in a dry manner, and so you just might complete it. How this eBook works Probably not like other eBook, it lays more emotional emphasis on the natural aspect of frugal living such as gardening and a small kitchen garden, homemade furniture etc. In your very room, there are items you can use to create elaborate decorations. Frugality is a lot about creativity. You will find certain small lessons scattered all over the book, snippets of advice. You will also learn about managing finances, along with how to live frugally. The book also makes clear some common mistakes people make when dealing with money. Bigger Picture Once you learn to see the bigger picture, it will suddenly become very clear to you where you can cut down, and where you can splurge. You will also learn the importance of taking a step back and seeing if you truly require a product. It is always about the bigger picture when it comes to money. You cannot live in the ‘now´, no matter how much you wish to ‘live in the moment´. It is not smart to splurge like there is no tomorrow. You deserve the Best! Imagine living in a world where all your money problems are gone. This eBook will guide you towards that goal. You deserve a salute for taking the first steps towards solving your problems all by yourself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan McGowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/028803/bk_acx0_028803_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.