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By the author Vince Gordon:

What it is:

Intermediate rockabilly guitar lessons are a big subject and this book covers tons of stuff.

To say it in headlines:

  • Learn new rockabilly guitar riffs in the styles of Scotty Moore, Brian Setzer, Grady Martin, Mickey Gee, Carl Perkins, Cliff Gallup and others.
  • Learn scales and how to use them in rockabilly.
  • Learn rockabilly chords and how to pick them.
  • Learn a complete 48 bar rockabilly guitar solo in A. It's written down in tab and notation AND recorded in a MP3 with backing band (From the Jam With The Jime CD). It's also explained bar for bar why the solo is put together like it is.
  • Learn a complete 24 bar solo in E with tabs, notation, MP3 and explanation. Take it apart and make up your own new solo!
  • Learn how to do Travis Picking and the key to improvising on it. 36 bars with tabs, notation, MP3 and explanation.
  • Learn many different ways to "twang" - Duane Eddy style. With MP3 and explanation.
  • Learn how to construct a rockabilly guitar solo!
  • and, and, and...

If you haven't learned how to improvise, playing rockabilly lead guitar will never feel natural or easy. That's why the teaching is centred on improvisation.

It's written in everyday language, but don't let that fool you. It IS based on music theory. The method of learning is just far less complicated and gets to the point.

IMPORTANT: It is recommended that you get the "Jam With The Jime CD" with rockabilly backing tracks to play along to, as the 48 bar solo is played to a track from that CD. You get a total discount of 21% if you buy both the CD and the eBook.

 

What it's not:

If you're a beginner this book is not for you. I refer you to "How to play rockabilly guitar and get good, fast!" instead.

It doesn't deal with diminshed chords and scales. This is reserved for the third book in the series, the advanced rockabilly guitar guide - which isn't written yet :-(

It doesn't have transcriptions of complete classic solos.

Vince Gordon
Page 33 of the eBook.
...analysis of different
finger picking techniques
Vince Gordon
Page 35 of the eBook.
...Travis Picking
made easy
Vince Gordon
Page 37 of the eBook.
...tabs and notation
with explanations
Vince Gordon
Page 45 of the eBook.
...suggestions for things you
can use from other genres

 

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"I’ve purchased several rockabilly books in music stores and some DVDs I’ve ordered online thru sites like amazon.com and your eBook puts them all to shame. Your book would do great on the shelves at music stores."

T. Marvin Hunt, Springfield, USA

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"Purchased your new book over the weekend. Loving it. Great product, in depth, informative and most important; accessible. Fantastic value for money."

Paul Thompson, Tamworth, UK

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"I'm glad you're explaining the "nuts & bolts" of how "Rockabilly" guitar playing is played rather than showing the songs transcribed. I know there are the "Rockabilly licks" that are needed but you're showing what you need to know (foundation-scale/chords, music/artist influences) to play this music."

Rey Alva, Huntington Park, CA, USA

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"I just checked out the Intermediate eBook, and it looks great! I saw a lot of music theory in there, and as always, it looks like you explained it very clearly and got “to the point”, which is what I like about your series of eBooks. I can’t wait to get home and start playing! Learning the riffs is my favorite part, and you included some of the ones I’ve been trying to “reverse-engineer” on my own for a while now. Thanks again!"

Javier Arias, California, USA

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"the new Ebook looks excellent and the Rockabilly Beat CD is terrific.. lots of great music and guitar playing.. i'm also impressed with your piano blues. Thanks again for the inspiration and sharing of knowledge.. much appreciated. I am also glad that you include music theory with your lessons. It really helps to understand the ideas and music with more depth."

A. Wileski, New York, USA

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"I got a new Epiphone ES-295 from Germany and because of that, I've been doing more reading and experiments with your books. Absolutety stunning material! As I already guessed - both of the books have material that I already know, but also material that I don't know. If I compare your books to The Guitar Handbook that I have... I see that I'm learning much faster from your book, because it is much more fun to read (examples, ideas, backgrounds...). That Guitar Handbook is translated to Finnish, but it is so theoretical (which I don't like) and there is so much stuff, that I feel I'm drowning in information. Your book also has theory in it but you have hidden it very well - I don't feel that I'm studying from school books. That's why I like your point of view more. Thanks again for writing these books!"

Petri Niemenmaa, Espoo, Finland

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"I've just received your new rockabilly ebook + cd and jam with the jime. I must say that your ebooks (i have both the beginner and now the intemediate book) are super great!! I havent played guitar for long (about 6 months) and you books really helped my playing, and general rockabilly tone. They are straight forward and easy to use and right from the start i felt i was going somewhere. While there are loads of blues rock and jazz books around, a good rockabilly book is really hard to find. The cds are also awesome."

Anders Frederiksen, Denmark

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"The books are brilliant by the way. No fussin, straight to the point, I've learned more about rockabilly guitar in a week than I have in years of reading other stuff. great job. When do you expect to have the third book finished?"

Mark Finch, Lancashire, UK

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"Thank you for bringing book two out. I’m sounding better already. The first book filled gaps in my playing and this one even more so and the scales are useful also. My Travis picking has improved also. Thanks yet again you are a godsend. I’m sounding like my heroes at last."

Gaz T, Yorkshire, UK

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Vince Gordon
Page 22 of the eBook.
...and explanations in
everyday language

Vince Gordon
Page 12 of the eBook.
Easy-to-understand
diagrams and photos...

Here's a few words on why I wrote "Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons":

"I was overwhelmed by the positive response I got after writing the first book in the series ”How to play rockabilly guitar and get good fast!”.

A series of three books had been planned all along (beginner, intermediate and advanced), but I got so much feedback and requests on what the book on Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons should go into, that it took me almost three years to get it done!

No, I wasn’t writing every single day for three years(!), but the book has been evolving over three years, adding ideas and input from readers and fellow guitarists and music teachers.

Even though this book covers a lot of ground, it doesn't waste time on unnecessary theory but gets to the point and shows you how to play rockabilly on the intermediate level and make up your own stuff.

The concept of the whole series is to "tell it like it is", only go into the necessary theory and use everyday language as far as possible. Did you understand why you had to learn french grammatics, ancient greek history or Latin in school when you never used it? Me neither!"

 

Vince Gordon
TV appearance.
Vince Gordon
Concert in Bilbao, Spain.
Vince Gordon
The author: Vince Gordon.

About the author:
Vince Gordon has been a professional rockabilly guitarist and singer with his trio, The Jime, since 1983.

He's also the editor of The Rockabilly Guitar Page.

The Jime have four highly acclaimed rockabilly CDs out:
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Here's a recent interview with Vince Gordon from the US Newspaper The Valley Advocate.

"Listen to that guitar break howling through your speakers, awesome! Vince 'The Guitar Wizard' Gordon at full speed!" - Marijn Raaijmakers, The BlackCat Website, Holland.

"Vince pulls out some leads that would even make old Setzer himself a little green with envy." - Mattfink , Planet Rockabilly, USA.

"In my opinion, he is one of the best guitar players in the rockabilly scene." - Rollin' Danny, RockaChicka.com, Germany.

"Idiotically good guitar playing." - Frans van Dongen, Boppin' Around Magazine, Holland.

The Jime's CD "It's Still Rock'n'Roll To Me" was the best selling rockabilly CD for six months in a row on Nervous Records UK's international sales charts.

 

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Title: "Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons"
Format: eBook in PDF format (read it and print it with the free Adobe Reader).
Pages: 60 including cover.
Price: USD 24.95 or £ 14.25 or Euro 18.25
Delivery:

Within 24 hours you get an email with a download link which is active for another 48 hours. If for some reason you need to download after that, just mail me. If I have you on record, it's not a problem.

Alternative: Have the files sent to you on a CD. You only pay extra for the postage. If you chose this solution DON'T use the PayPal links underneath but instead mail me about details.

MP3:
  • 14 MP3s of rockabilly guitar riffs. One MP3 for each riff.
  • 1 MP3 of 48 bars of rockabilly guitar solo in A.
  • 1 MP3 of 24 bars of rockabilly guitar solo in E.
  • 1 MP3 of 36 bars of Travis Picking in A.
  • 1 MP3 of different styles of twanging.

You can play mp3s with the free WinAmp for example.

Alternative: Have the audio files sent to you on a regular CD you can play in a CD player. You only pay extra for the postage. If you chose this solution DON'T use the PayPal links underneath but instead mail me about details.

File sizes: eBook approx. 2 MB, MP3s approx 4 MB. Compressed self-extracting file of both the eBook and the MP3s approx. 5.4 MB
Author: Vince Gordon.

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Vince Gordon
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A chapter on twanging -
Duane Eddy style - incl. MP3

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Riffs in tabs and
notation...

It's USD 24.95 or £ 14.25 or Euro 18.25

If you want to have some great rockabilly tracks to play along to, you save as much as $ 7.95 / £ 4.40 / € 6.45 if you buy the eBook together with the "Jam With The Jime" CD now. You save even more if you also treat yourself to some of the latest The Jime CDs. Here are the offers.

You're free to choose any currency you want, no matter what country you live in. Pick the option which is cheapest or easiest for you.

You pay through the secure server of PayPal by clicking the one of links underneath.

(It's not necessary to sign up for a PayPal account. You can just use your credit card, for instance - see payment options).

The price
This book is almost twice as big as the first (60 pages compared to 33), but it's only $5 more.

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If you're a previous customer of the first book, you can buy this book at a discount. Please go here for the discounted offers.

Once you've paid, I personally will mail you a download link for the ebook and the MP3s within 24 hours to the email-address you gave to PayPal. (Typically within a couple of hours). I'll also include a link where you can download the free Adobe PDF reader and a free mp3 player - just in case. If you have a sbcglobal.net emailaccount (Read this) I suggest you use another account for this transaction like the free gmail.

If you also buy the "Jam With The Jime" CD I will send it within 24 hours 1. Class airmail to the shipping-address you gave to PayPal (Providing it's within the workdays of course).

ALTERNATIVE: I can burn the files on a CD and send it to you. You only pay extra for the postage. If you chose this solution DON'T use the PayPal links underneath but instead mail me about details.

If you have ANY questions or experience ANY problems please email me directly at vince_gordon@the-jime.dk and I'll get back to you a.s.a.p.

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