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    Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book
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    Hal Leonard Guitar Effects Pedals: The Practical Handbook Book/CD
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    Hal Leonard Guitarist's Guide To Maintenance & Repair
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    Hal Leonard All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers Book
  5. Hal Leonard Rolling Stones Gear - All The Stones' Instruments From Stage To Studio
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    Hal Leonard The Gibson Les Paul:  The Illustrated History of the Guitar That Changed Rock
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    Hal Leonard Star Guitars - 101 Guitars that Rocked the World
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    Hal Leonard The Gretsch Drum Book
    Hal Leonard The Gretsch Drum Book
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    Hal Leonard The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual
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    Centerstream Publishing The Gibson P.A.F. Humbucking Pickup: From Myth to Reality Written by Mario Milan
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    Backbeat Books Sunburst - How The Gibson Les Paul Standard Became A Legendary Guitar
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    Backbeat Books Beatles Gear Revised Edition: All The Fab Four's Instruments From Stage to Studio
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    Hal Leonard The Rogers Drum Book
    Hal Leonard The Rogers Drum Book
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    Backbeat Books The Tube Amp Book (Book/CD)
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    Backbeat Books The Epiphone Guitar Book - A Complete History of Epiphone Guitars
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    Kendrick Books Tube Guitar Amplifier Essentials Book
  17. Backbeat Books Flying V Explorer Firebird: An Odd-Shapted History Of Gibson'S Weird Electric Guitars
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    Hal Leonard Tone Manual - Discovering Your Ultimate Electric Guitar Sound
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    Backbeat Books The Ibanez Electric Guitar Book - A Complete History Of Ibanez Electric Guitars
  20. Hal Leonard Alesis QS Made Easy! Book
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    Centerstream Publishing The Gibson 175 Its History & Its Players (Book)
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    Hal Leonard The Fender Electric Guitar Book 3rd Edition
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    Hal Leonard The Complete Guide to Guitar and Amp Maintenance Book
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    Hal Leonard 50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul Book
  25. Hal Leonard Guitar Method - Guitar Setup & Maintenance in Full Color
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    Hal Leonard The MIDI Companion Book
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    Hal Leonard The Wah Wah Book
    Hal Leonard The Wah Wah Book
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    Hal Leonard John Williams for Beginning Piano Solo
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    Hal Leonard The Great British Recording Studios
  30. Alfred Mini Music Guides: Mandolin Chord Dictionary Book
  31. Hal Leonard Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers-5th Edition
  32. Hal Leonard The Acoustic Guitar Repair Detective - Case Studies of Steel-String Guitar Diagnoses and Repairs
  33. Hal Leonard The Banjo: An Illustrated History
  34. Hal Leonard The Martin Archives - A Scrapbook of Treasures from the World's Foremost Acoustic Guitar Maker
  35. Centerstream Publishing The Complete Guide to the Gibson Mandolins
  36. Backbeat Books The Gibson 335 Book:  Electric Thinlines and the Players Who Made Them Famous
  37. Hal Leonard The Fender Bass Book
    Hal Leonard The Fender Bass Book
  38. Hal Leonard The History of Marshall - The First Fifty Years
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    Hal Leonard Martin Guitars - A Technical Reference Book
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  40. Alfred The Serious Guitarist Essential Book of Gear Book & CD
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Certain tools are essential to every occupation. For musicians, those "tools of the trade" are musical instruments and (if they're electric) their amplifiers. In order to become a better musician, you need to have a stronger understanding of your gear, including how it works and what you can do to make it look, sound and play better. That's why owning a decent collection of instruments and gear reference material comes in handy, and this catalog is loaded with choices from respected music education publishers.

Whether you're interested in learning the history of your tube amplifier, enhancing your knowledge of effects pedals or are looking for a guitar repair guide, you'll find something here to your liking. Take for example the Hal Leonard Tone Manual - Discovering Your Ultimate Electric Guitar Sound. In this course you'll learn about the individual components that come together and contribute to a superior guitar tone. Throughout this guide you'll get great tips on improving and making the most of the gear you own, and it even features interviews with well-known artists and manufacturers. By the time you're finished this guide, you'll be sure to have a better understanding on how to achieve your ultimate guitar sound.

Alfred is another company that's trusted for their fantastic instruments and gear reference materials, and their Instrument Repair Music Teaching - Stanley is a must-own guide for any band director. Throughout this comprehensive text on instrument repairs, you'll learn how to tackle certain challenges that every music teacher faces in the band room, study aspects of repair and learn excellent tips on preventative maintenance.

In addition to popular instruments like the drums, bass, guitar and piano, there are also instruments and gear reference materials on MIDI, mandolins, lap steel guitars and violins. You'll even come across guides that teach you how to achieve a similar sound to famous artists like The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix. No matter what your musical instrument of choice is or what your aspirations may be, this section has something to improve your musicianship - and in the process, increase your playing enjoyment.
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