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Kenny Burrell: A Step-By-Step Breakdown of the Guitar Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend [With CD (Audio)] (Guitar Signature Licks)
Kenny Burrell: A Step-By-Step Breakdown of the Guitar Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend [With CD (Audio)] (Guitar Signature Licks)
by Kenny Burrell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 17.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars inspiring, 14 Aug 2012
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I've bought a few of Wolf marshall's books already, this is the usual high standard. Particularly like the way Wolf picks interesting material from Kenny Burrell's output, highlights KB's approach to composition as well as improvisation, and gives you plenty of chords to learn as well as single-note lines. Quartal harmony? Blues? all here. Personally can't play much note-for-note myself but there are a lot of great ideas that can be borrowed for and incorporated into my own playing. A toast to Wolf and KB. Cheers!


EzCAP 116 USB 2.0 Video Capture Device. Convert Video+Audio from VHS, V8, Hi8, All Camcorders, Video Recorder, DVD player, Satellite TV, Freeview etc. Capture xbox360 & playstation3 in PAL 60 colour. Includes Arcsoft Showbiz 3.5 editing software. Output in 16:9 or 4:3. Upload videos direct to YouTube . Supports Windows XP/Vista + Windows 7 32/64.
EzCAP 116 USB 2.0 Video Capture Device. Convert Video+Audio from VHS, V8, Hi8, All Camcorders, Video Recorder, DVD player, Satellite TV, Freeview etc. Capture xbox360 & playstation3 in PAL 60 colour. Includes Arcsoft Showbiz 3.5 editing software. Output in 16:9 or 4:3. Upload videos direct to YouTube . Supports Windows XP/Vista + Windows 7 32/64.
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Price: 19.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Whaddya know, it works!!!, 14 Aug 2012
Bought one of these to transfer some video from my elderly and ailing Panasonic HDD recorder - it suddenly lost the ability to burn to DVD so I was stuck!
FYI I am using Windows 7 64 bit
Connected everything up, followed instructions in supplied manual to install the correct audio driver and fired up the supplied arcSoft capture app...and it works, have transferred everything I wanted to keep off the Panasonic which is now officially retired. The capture app works well in Windows, I can multitask away and not worry about the app running in the background for a few hours, it does not glitch or stutter.

All in all, very very very good value for money indeed. pleasantly surprised it was almost too easy!


AC/DC In the Studio
AC/DC In the Studio
by Jake Brown
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.30

1.0 out of 5 stars Shot down in flames, 13 Jun 2011
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This review is from: AC/DC In the Studio (Hardcover)
After reading Motorhead in the studio (and enjoying it) I thought i'd give this one a go. Waste of time, as far as i can see its just quotes from other books, magazines and the web collated together. Needed better proof-reading too (a photo of malcolm with the caption phil rudd!), and very little on guitar amps/sounds. Apparently ac/dc use marshall j&P amps (its jmp, does nobody proof-read these things). Poor poor poor. Not a book, more like badly plagarised journalism.


Jazz Characters Vol.45 - Charlie Mingus: Epitaph
Jazz Characters Vol.45 - Charlie Mingus: Epitaph
Price: 10.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Misleading title, 30 Mar 2010
As Mr R Peel has already pointed out, this is a compilation, nothing to do with the Epitaph performance. AVOID!
And Sue Mingus should give the label mis-marketing this CD a great big legal happy slap


The Guitar AMP Handbook: Understanding Amplifiers and Getting Great Sounds
The Guitar AMP Handbook: Understanding Amplifiers and Getting Great Sounds
by Dave Hunter
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.16

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally I understand, 30 Jun 2008
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This book is exactly what I needed, and indeed much better than I hoped.

I am interested in how a valve amp works - I have built my own from a kit, but I didnt really understand it, I just followed the instructions.

Now I know what the different components do and this book has given me suggestions for possible mods to tweak the sound

The book is extremely well-written, it is not too simplistic, nor too technical, you dont need to know electronics, but you will learn why different amps are designed the way they are.

Its a pleasure to read a book that is neither too dumbed down or aimed solely at people with electronics expertise. Excellent.


The Pilo Family Circus
The Pilo Family Circus
by Will Elliott
Edition: Paperback

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Shows potential, plenty of room for improvement, 28 Aug 2007
This review is from: The Pilo Family Circus (Paperback)
OK for a quick read, but i won't be bothering to read it again in a couple of years.
And this is nowhere near the same league as Palanhuik or Neil Gaiman.
The characters were good, but could have been fleshed out more to give the narrative more substance. I also think it was a great idea unfortunately let down by being poorly executed, it's not bad for a first novel, but its certainly not a classic.


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