This practical book presents the essential concepts, rhythms, sounds, techniques, and theory of flamenco guitar. Flamenco forms and styles, terminology, and authentic performance practices, whether as a solo guitarist, accompanying a singer, or accompanying a dancer are included. This method also provides traditional and more contemporary approaches to flamenco, presenting techniques (and recommended listening) by masters of flamenco such as Ramón Montoya, Sabicas, Paco de Lucía, Rafael Riqueni, Gerardo Núñez, Diego del Morao and many others.
The author's original etudes and falsetas (short melodies) are presented in traditional notation and tablature. Online access to a variety of media includes 96 demonstration videos and 192 audio tracks for demonstration and play-along practice with live percussion.