4 course bouzouki / 8 string bouzouki
THE BEST OF GREEK BOUZOUKI is the first series of its kind to learn the Greek bouzouki. With easy to read lead sheets, bouzouki tablature, a CD (for study and performance), using traditional techniques and authentic inflections, learning to play the bouzouki has never been easier.
From novice to expert, The Best Of Greek Bouzouki is certain to be embraced by all wishing to develop their repertoire and playing skills.
Songs in this volume include Aetos, Fragosyriani, Kargouna, Kotsari, Mustapha, Mya Psado Pola, Op Po Po Maria, Samyiotisa, and the Trello Hasapiko.
BONUS INFORMATION on:
Greek dance rhythms
Ornamentation found in traditional Greek folk music
Lyrics to the songs
Information on the region, history, tempo, meter and dance steps of each dance
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
John Demas is the program coordinator for classical guitar studies at the University of Tampa and coordinator for jazz and classical guitar studies at Hillsborough Community College. In addition to maintaining a private studio and solo career, John is a member of the Goldenwood Duo (Violin and guitar) and has gained national recognition as a bouzouki virtuoso with his band the Omega Project.
Mr. Demas is the author of: the John Demas Guitar Technique and Theory Workbook, the John Demas Bouzouki Method, the NailScale Handbook,(which is a nail care and maintenance guide for the classical guitarist), and the John Demas Guitar Technique and Theory Workbook. John is also co-inventor of the NailScale, a precision nail measuring devise for the classical guitarist and the FretMap, the only clip-on fretboard illustration system for guitarist and bassist of all styles and levels.
Softcover. 33 pages plus CD.