RESOURCE AND MATERIAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Books and CDs (instructional/reference)

 

Guitar

  • The Advancing Guitarist – Mick Goodrick

  • Rock Chops for Guitar – Tobias Hurwitz

  • Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar – Troy Stetina

  • Pumping Nylon – Scott Tennant

  • The Art of Scale Weaving – Juan Antonio Rivera

  • Creative Guitar 1: Cutting Edge Techniques (vol. 1)- Guthrie Govan

  • Creative Guitar 2: Advanced Techniques (vol. 2) – Guthrie Govan

 

Bass

  • All The Good Stuff – Janek Gwizdala

  • Chordal Harmony - Janek Gwizdala

 

Drums

  • 4-Way Coordination – Marvin Dahlgren; Elliot Fine

  • Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer – Ted Reed

  • Stick Control for the Snare Drummer – George Lawrence Stone

 

Songwriting

  • Songwriting Without Boundaries – Pat Pattison

  • Writing Better Lyrics – Pat Pattison

 

Theory/ Ear Training/ Sight Reading

 

Books (non-instructional)

  • Zen Guitar – Philip Toshio Sudo

  • The Music Lesson – Victor Wooten

  • This Is Your Brain On Music: The Science Of A Human Obsession – Daniel J. Levitin

  • The Art of Practicing – Madeline Bruser

  • Effortless Mastery – Kenny Werner

  • Absolutely on Music – Haruki Murakami

  • The Musical Life – W.A. Mathieu

  • How to Listen to Jazz – Ted Gioia

  • The Inner Game of Music – Barry Green

 

DVDs (Instructional)

  • Groove Workshop – Victor Wooten (Bass but can be applied to all instruments)

  • Great Hands for a Lifetime – Tommy Igoe (Drums)

 

Websites​

Software

 

YouTube Channels (music/education)

Instruments/Gear I Use