Santorella Publications, Ltd.
13 Pleasant Avenue, Danvers, MA 01923
Santorella Publications is one of the premier publishers of music instruction books and manuals. Their latest titles range from violins and fiddles, to the electric guitar, jazz guitar, the piano, and even the mandolin. Of special note is their new instruction manual for children, "The Big Books of Children's Songs for Little Guitar Pickers" (TS104, $17.95) offering 177 pages of traditional songs from Hot Cross Buns to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, each number being specifically designed for absolute beginners in thoroughly 'kid friendly' arrangements. For a more sophisticated student of the bass guitar there is the four part series by Rod Goelz that includes "Basses Loaded: Primer--Quickstart Bass" (TS370, $14.95); "Basses Loaded: Volume 1--Essential Tools" (TS371, $14.95); "Bases Loaded: Volume 2--Rock Edition" (TS372, $14.95); and "Basses Loaded: Volume 3--Blues Edition" (TS373, $14.95). Each of the "Basses Loaded" instruction books is accompanied by a CD that includes standard notation and TAB. For the Jazz Guitar enthusiast there is Larry McCabe's "Jazz: Learn To Improvement" (TS296, $14.95) and "Jazz: 101 Licks, Riffs & Turnarounds" (TS297, $16.95). CDs are included with these two manuals as well. Larry McCabe is also the author of a series of instructionals for the violin that includes "The Magic of Appalachian Fiddling: Violin" (TS364, $9.95); "The Magic of Appalachian Fiddling: Piano Accompaniment" (TS365, $12.95); "The Magic of Irish Fiddling: Violin" (TS62, $9.95); "The Magic of Irish Fiddling: Piano Accompaniment" (TS363, $12.95); "The Magic of Light Classical Fiddling: Violin" (TS360, $9.95); and "The Magic of Light Classical Fiddling: Piano Accompaniment" (TS361, $12.95). For the piano student/performer there is J. Latulippe and Sonny Doss' "Lets Play Jazz ... and More" (TS288, $14.95) which is deliberately and successfully designed to be appropriate for beginners of all ages. For children wanting to play the mandolin there is Larry McCabe's "Easy Tunes for Little Mandolin Pickers" (TS357, $9.95). Santorella music books are ideal for self-taught musicians, tutoring students in particular instruments, and serving as sheet music resources for both solo and group performances. Anyone engaged in learning or seeking to improve their performance with a musical instrument should visit the Santorella website at www.santorellapublication.com for a complete listing of their hundreds of highly recommended instructional titles.
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|Date:||Nov 1, 2006|
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