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    Hal Leonard All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers Book
    $39.95
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    Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book
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    Backbeat Books The Tube Amp Book (Book/CD)
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    Backbeat Books The Guitar Amp Handbook: Understanding Tube Amplifiers and Getting Great Sounds
    $23.24
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    Hal Leonard Guitar Effects Pedals: The Practical Handbook Book/CD
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    Hal Leonard The History of Marshall - The First Fifty Years
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    Hal Leonard Martin Guitars: A History
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    Hal Leonard The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual
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    Backbeat Books Sunburst - How The Gibson Les Paul Standard Became A Legendary Guitar
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  10. Hal Leonard Introduction to Guitar Tone and Effects (Book/CD)
    $14.99
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    Hal Leonard Martin Guitars - A Technical Reference Book
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    Hal Leonard 50 Years of Gretsch Electrics Book
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    Backbeat Books The Epiphone Guitar Book - A Complete History of Epiphone Guitars
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    Backbeat Books Flying V Explorer Firebird: An Odd-Shapted History Of Gibson'S Weird Electric Guitars
    $24.99
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    Mel Bay Dirt Simple Autoharp (Book/CD)
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    Hal Leonard Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar
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    Hal Leonard The Complete Guide to Guitar and Amp Maintenance Book
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    Hal Leonard Star Guitars - 101 Guitars that Rocked the World
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    Hal Leonard Guitarist's Guide To Maintenance & Repair
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    Hal Leonard Guitar Method - Guitar Setup & Maintenance in Full Color
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    Hal Leonard The Fender Electric Guitar Book 3rd Edition
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    Backbeat Books 60 Years Of Fender: Six Decades Of The Greatest Electric Guitars
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    Hal Leonard John Williams for Beginning Piano Solo
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    Alfred Mini Music Guides: Mandolin Chord Dictionary Book
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    Hal Leonard The Great British Recording Studios
    $21.14
  26. Hal Leonard Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers-5th Edition
    $39.95
  27. Hal Leonard The Banjo: An Illustrated History
    $35.00
  28. Hal Leonard The Acoustic Guitar Repair Detective - Case Studies of Steel-String Guitar Diagnoses and Repairs
    $14.99
  29. Hal Leonard The Martin Archives - A Scrapbook of Treasures from the World's Foremost Acoustic Guitar Maker
    $45.00
  30. Centerstream Publishing The Complete Guide to the Gibson Mandolins
    $45.00
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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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