Tommy Tedesco: For Guitar Players Only

Read reviews that mention studio musician tommy tedesco anecdotes guitarist exercises method tips. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Tommy was a colorful character, and in this book, he attempts to give you the real story as much as a man like him might be able to, given the constraints of the medium, and the breadth of his career on being a Studio Musician, or even a better musician.

His passion comes through, but he doesn't attempt to make it perfect. It's almost as if he were talking to you, teaching you one minute, and regaling you with stories and anecdotes the next. It's very "stream of consciousness" and without apology. Do not look at or expect this to be a teaching method in the truest sense of the word.

Rather see it as a glimpse of what it might have been like to sit at the feet of a man who had a lot to teach you, but didn't have all the time in the world to do so. One thing that is very clear, is what you see is what you get with Tommy. No punches pulled, and if you approach it with respect of what he became, and look at it as the words of a man, a mentor, opinionated, wrong at times, and human The exercises themselves will challenge most people, but the book as a whole, is a gem.

One person found this helpful 2 people found this helpful. Tommy Tedesco holds the distinction of being possibly one of the the most recorded guitarist in the history of the music industry.

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Not only was this man a member of the legendary 'wrecking crew' who recorded most of the pop hits from the sixties and early seventies for groups like the beach boys, jan and dean, sonny and cher, the monkeys, etc. In addition to all this he taught at the Guitar Institute in Hollywood and wrote a regular article for Guitar Player magazine. He was awesome, and this book holds some key thoughts about things he learned over his career as a studio musician.

Seems like scanned version of the original print version, but it's a great book. One person found this helpful. This book is a great insight into a skill that is often neglected. Tommy Tedesco was a God in the studios and this book shows us many of his methods. Great book for anyone interested in playing a guitar for a living.

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Tommy tells it like it is. Bought this for my son. He likes it and found it helpful.

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    Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I enjoyed the opportunity to work as a studio musici I love this book! I enjoyed the opportunity to work as a studio musician during this time, and I found this book indispensable. This text provides exemplary guides and tools to understanding music theory, musical notation, and the discipline of music study. I love this book!!! I highly recommend the book to guitarist who delve into the riches of music theory and music notation.

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    The publishers decided to remove the book from print. I want them to bring it back, and disseminate this book throughout guitar programs in the country. Sep 11, Serge Pierro rated it really liked it Shelves: Tedesco's classic book on studio guitar playing. Excellent insight into the world of studio guitar playing and what it takes to be successful at it.

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    Includes actual pieces from studio dates. It also excels at teaching students to read at a higher level.

    I found that the book helped me prepare for studio sessions. May 01, Don Sansone rated it it was amazing.

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    This was part of my private lesson instruction while studying guitar at a university 30 years ago. I would guess that I could still learn a lot by going back through it. Thanks, Tommy Tedesco, wherever you are today! Wayne rated it liked it Jan 17, Jeremy Kahn rated it did not like it Jun 20, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Sep 21, A P Marshall rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Al Weir added it Jul 14, Dinko marked it as to-read Jun 13, Erik marked it as to-read Jul 05, Dharmandy marked it as to-read Jul 20, Oren Frank marked it as to-read Dec 02, Todd marked it as to-read Jul 24, Simon Martinez marked it as to-read Jan 28, Ed Schoberline marked it as to-read Mar 27, Luigi Mandoi marked it as to-read Aug 11, Pablo is currently reading it Feb 29, Tapio marked it as to-read Mar 16, Mike Barrow marked it as to-read Jan 03, Scott added it Jan 24,