After a marathon couple of days editing the material – my 12-tone book is finally out the door!
The book and the e-book pdf are available on Lulu.com right now (and is also available on Amazon).
Bundle In The Jungle
Symmetrical Twelve Tone Patterns is a 284 page book with a large reference component and about 100 pages of extensive notated examples and instruction.
What makes this book different (apart from the cover) and what I’m most excited about offering is a bundle of files that will help readers maximize material in the book. The bundle contains:
Guitar Pro files of all the examples in the book (in GP6 and GP5 format). For those of you unfamiliar with this musical notation, tablature platform and playback program, having Guitar Pro files means that you can hear the examples without having a guitar handy. Having the files in a Guitar Pro format means that you can isolate each phrase and use it as a phrase trainer to help get the examples to up to speed.
- MIDI files of the musical examples.
- PDFs of the musical examples.
- MP3s of all the musical examples (again, exported from the same material).
Here are some screen shots that I should have uploaded when this was posted originally!
“They play country And western”
Symmetrical Twelve-Tone Patterns presents the material in both improvisational and compositional contexts. It shows how to create various intervallic lines and creates the outline of a tune and dissects how all the parts were created using this method. If you’re looking for ways to explore new avenues in playing or in your writing this is the book for you!
The softbound copy GuitArchitect’s Guide To Symmetrical Twelve-Tone Patterns is for $35 and the e-book pdf is $15. Both are available from The GuitArchitecture Product page on Lulu or here on Amazon.com).
I’ll have a lesson from this material up in the weeks ahead, but in the meantime you may want to check out this post to get a flavor of the approach (and some interesting licks)!
Lots more ahead about this. Thanks for reading!