Other Highly Recommended Books
(for ordering information, please scroll to bottom of page)
Sketches of Latin America
Blue Guitar, 1997. $10.95.
Here are 18 delightful solos by guitarist Jim Giddings. These songs all have a Latin American feel. Not only are they all very playable, they sound very full. This is great gig music! See an example from this book on the Free Music page.
La Casa de Miguel
Jim Giddings, 2003. $10.95.
For fans of “Sketches of Latin America” (or anyone else), here are 15 more great Latin solos by Jim Giddings. See an example from this book on the Free Music page.
10 Hymns for Guitar
Jim Giddings, 2002. $9.95.
These are more fine arrangemnents by Kansas City guitarist Jim Giddings. Once again, they are all very idiomatic. See “Amazing Grace” from this collection on the Free Music page.
Passages: 12 Preludes for Guitar
Jim Giddings, 2007. $10.95.
12 original preludes by Jim Giddings. Guitarist John McClellan has included Prelude #3 from this collection on his recent CD with Tim Thompson, Joshua Hit the Road. In addition to being great solos, these pieces could also serve as a very good suppliment to any method book. See “Prelude #3” on the Free Music page.
To order any title (except out of print items), send the list price along with $3.00 postage & handling for one book, or $5.00 for two or more (within the U.S.) to:
Larry Beekman Guitar Studio
5726 Kenwood Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110