Phill Dixon and Chris Jones, creators of the new Riff Notes series from Hal Leonard, sat down with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, for a lovely discussion about guitar basics!

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About the Book Acoustic Guitar Basics, Electric Guitar Basics and Guitar Strings Basics are all part of the new Riff Notes series from Phill Dixon and Chris Jones. Designed to easily fit in guitar cases or gig bags, these booklets introduce the guitar world with simplified terminology and explanations, practical applications and tips, and are written in an easy and conversational tone to engage the reader. Perfect for both novice and experienced players alike, the series includes shopping advice, fun facts, and trivia to engage readers of any playing level.

Electric Guitar Basics

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Acoustic Guitar Basics    

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Guitar Strings Basics

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Phill Dixon and Chris Jones (Tacoma, Washington) joined Guitar Center in 2006.  Phill bought his first guitar at age 15 and Chris picked it up at age 12.  Phill studied and tutored music theory in college and holds a B.A. in English Literature from Pacific Lutheran University.  Chris has long hair and drinks expensive beer.

About this Podcast A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at halleonardbooks.com, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

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Harvey Kubernik recently appeared on Talk Radio Europe to discuss the life and the artistry of Leonard Cohen as depicted in his book, Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows.

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About the Book
 Illustrated with 200 rare black-and-white and color photographs and items of memorabilia and featuring the recollections and comments of those who have worked with him and are close to him, Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows is a celebration of the life, music, and poetry of a unique artist and music legend.

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Harvey Kubernik is a writer, editor, and journalist whose work has appeared in Melody Maker, the Los Angeles Times, Crawdaddy!, Musician, Goldmine, Billboard, Variety, MIX and MOJO. He is the author of several books, including Turn Up The Radio! Rock, Pop and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972 (2014) and Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and Music of Laurel Canyon (2009) .  A former A&R man for MCA Records, in the past 40 years he has appeared in and produced countless music documentaries.  He lives in Southern California.

The Book Showis every Thursday at 7pm, repeated on Sundays at 9am. You will hear interviews from bestselling, and first time authors from around the world, covering historical fiction, poetry, chick-lit, and children´s books. Find out more here.

About this Podcast
A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at halleonardbooks.com, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

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Backbeat Books is one of five imprints of the book publisher Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. It offers publications for performers and fans passionate about music, including: discographies, band bios and memoirs, and books on music equipment, instruction, recording, and more. Visit backbeatbooks.com.

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Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group is the trade book division of Hal Leonard Corporation. We have the largest collection of books and DVDs for aspiring and professional musicians, producers, engineers, directors, actors of stage and screen, and discerning fans of pop culture, cinema, television, Broadway, jazz, blues, hip hop, rock 'n' roll, and more! Visit our imprint websites below:

Limelight   Amadeus   Applause   Backbeat   HLB

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