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Gig Bag: December 2006

DrumCore
Roland SH-201 Synth
Epiphone Blues Custom 30 Amp

Tito Puente Book/DVD

From Hudson music comes the Tito Puente: King of Latin Music combo pack, a book/DVD set featuring an 88-page biography rife with personal stories, Latin-jazz history and the timbales-master’s rich humor, as well as a 45-minute DVD comprising exclusive interviews and unaccompanied solos for study. The multi-media pack retails for $22.95 and is available in drum shops and music stores. www.hudsonmusic.com

Organ-Trio Blues Book/CD

Are you a six-string swinger with a jones for the classic organ-trio format? Wanna play like Wes Montgomery, Grant Green and Kenny Burrell? Look no further, as Alfred presents the latest book from guitarist Doug Munro, Jazz Guitar: Organ Trio Blues, which examines the concepts and techniques required to play this style, including riffs, theory, scales, modes, chord voicings and over 120 music examples. The accompanying CD includes even more examples and play-along tracks. www.alfred.com

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